If you or someone you love is living with a chronic disease, you know how debilitating it can be.
Chronic diseases include conditions that continue over a long period of time and are never cured. Some chronic diseases and conditions are cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and heart disease.
According to the Center for Managing Chronic Disease, chronic disease accounts for 70 percent of all deaths in the U.S.
If you're living with a chronic disease, you may experience a roller coaster of emotions that you may try to hide. However, by suppressing your emotions, it can cause your negative emotions to pop up in other forms.
Joanna Charnas, LICSW, joins Melanie Cole, MS to share how you can live a happy and healthy life while battling chronic disease.