Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both.
1. Nutrition (Our Food and Eating Habits)
2. Sedentary Lifestyle
3. Environmental Toxicity
4. Living In A Mostly Closed Environment
5. Chronic Stress
6. Fragmented Families And Social Environment
8. Increasing Aging Population
Chronic diseases (high blood pressure, diabetes, …) are often associated with older people. For example, Type 2 diabetes used to appear usually after the age of 40, so it was called “diabetes that starts in adulthood”. Today, diabetes can occur at any age, even in children.
Source: Functional Medicine Life Coaching training notes