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We are overcoming many disease that are once viewed an incurable.  Dramatic improvements in cure rate have been achieved in various cancers,  infectious diseases and chronic diseases.  Overcoming deadly disease is not easy.  But joining support groups and developing coping skills to deal with stress and treatment side effects can make a positive difference. Share your stories with overcome.com so others like you can have a benefit of self-help.

Overcome the huddles

Some diseases aren’t entirely curable. But, in many cases they can be treated effectively. People with such diseases may live a long time with the disease, receiving treatment off and on for years.  This type strategy is important for some cancers including lymphoma, leukemia; chronic infections including HIV infection, hepatitis B and C; and autoimmune diseases including asthma, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.  Joining support groups and developing coping skills to deal with stress and treatment side effects can make a positive difference. Share your stories with overcome.com so others like you can overcome the disease completely!

Help others overcome

Even with the dramatic improvement of treatment of various disease, nothing is better than not contracting the disease in the first place. Chronic diseases including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer account for some of the most common health problems. Yet many of these chronic diseases are preventable, as they’re linked to poor diet and lifestyle choices including tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption, and inadequate physical activity. The good news is that you have the power to help prevent chronic disease, as making positive diet and lifestyle changes can help reduce risk. Share your disease prevention strategies with overcome.com!