Essay On Chronic Diseases

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Chronic diseases and disability is related to each other. WebMD (2017), defined chronic disease is a condition that lasts for a very long time and usually cannot be cured completely, although some illnesses can be controlled or managed through lifestyle (diet and exercise) and certain medications. As for example, chronic diseases include arthritis, cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke and cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Some cases of the chronic illness may lead to disability and depression. Severe illness can lead to tremendous life alterations and limit our routine and independence. No wonder, then, people with chronic illness often feel despair and sorrow. Thus, as a Muslim and also health care provider,
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So, as the healthcare provider it is important to help their family members to cope with their illness, understand them about their illness, the treatment that they have to undergo and also the complication with all that stuff. This can help the patient family to try to understand the patient disabilities and help them by doing what their need to do and what not should be done during the period of time. It is important to help people in need because it is one of Allah command, as He has mention in the Quran surah al-Maidah:2 “And cooperate in righteousness and piety, but do not cooperate in sin and aggression. And fear Allah; indeed, Allah is severe in…show more content…
The healthcare provider, family members and friends and are only physical factors to help patient cope with illness. In order to cope with illness, not only physical strength is needed but also the inner strength that come from patient itself. As a Muslim, they have to confident and believe that Allah give illness to their His servant because He want to forgive our sins. Muslim also has to believe that every illness has a cure Abu Hurayrah narrates that The Prophet pbuh said: “There is no disease that Allah has created, except that He also has created its remedy.”Bukhari

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