When you learn that you are now struggling with a chronic disease, the realization alone can be disheartening. It doesn't get easier when you understand how it will affect every aspect of your daily life, even just coordinating your own care can be daunting. It's why Cypress, TX, internal medicine practitioners aim to provide more than simply treatment for your symptoms and medical tests. If you are interested in learning more about everything involved in chronic disease management you can contact Dr. Janette Nguyen and Dr. Hoan Ngo of the Premier NW Houston Medical Group.
What Is Chronic Disease Management
Chronic disease management involves treating and managing the symptoms caused by the targetted long term condition as well as trying to slow the progress of the disease.
While these are elements of treatment the goal is to allow you to regain control over your life by addressing every aspect of the disease. This includes helping you manage your environment, your lifestyle, as well as accounting for genetics and other variables discounted by traditional chronic disease treatment.
What Is a Chronic Disease
Chronic disease is a term applied to a wide variety of conditions that can affect you over the course of many months or years or even a lifetime.
To name just a few, the most common types include heart conditions, chronic pain, asthma, diabetes, HIV, cancer, among others. There is a broad range of likely conditions and they each deserve personalized treatment.
Internal Medicine in Cypress, TX
Traditional tests and recommended treatments with specialists are of course part of the experience. But there is an emphasis on a happier and healthier everyday life for patients.
If you or a loved one suffer from chronic disease and are interested in an internal medicine approach to treatment, you can schedule a consultation in Cypress, TX, with Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Ngo of the Premier NW Houston Medical Group by dialing (281) 758-1022.