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What are the Top Chronic Ailments for Seniors and How Do We Fight Them? By: Bruce Brightman, Lifesource Vitamins
What are the Top Chronic Ailments for Seniors and How Do We Fight Them? By: Bruce Brightman, Lifesource Vitamins

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What are the Top Chronic Ailments for Seniors and How Do We Fight Them?

We are living to an older age in the United States, but a lot of us, our friends and family members are not living a good life worth living due to Chronic Ailments. The key is to live longer, better! Why live longer if the life we are living is no longer a good life, filled with pain & suffering?

85% of Seniors have at least one Chronic Ailment

68% of Seniors have two or more Chronic Ailments

133 Million Americans have Chronic Ailments

50 Million Adult Americans have Chronic Pain

19.6 Million Americans have High Impact Chronic Pain

Chronic Ailments are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both . Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.

Chronic Pain is defined as long standing pain that persists beyond the usual recovery period or occurs along with a chronic health condition , such as arthritis. Chronic pain may be "on" and "off" or continuous. It may affect people to the point that they can't work, eat properly, take part in physical activity, or enjoy life.

High Impact Chronic Pain is pain that has lasted 3 months or longer and is accompanied by at least one major activity restriction , such as being unable to work outside the home, go to school, or do household chores.

You are more than likely managing a Chronic Condition now or have or had a parent or grandparent who managed one or multiple conditions.

With these kinds of odds, you might wonder if there is anything you can do to prevent the onset of a chronic medical condition or make managing an existing one easier. The answer is YES.

You can be one of the people over 65 who say their health is very good or excellent, like stated by the CDC. Vitamins can help.

The more we research, the more we see studies upon studies that show vitamins help with all of these age-related ailments. Here is a cheat sheet for 18 of the top ailments (Show the Form w/ 18 Chronic Ailments)

70% of Strokes can be prevented through Lifestyle

71% of Colon Cancer can be prevented through Lifestyle

82% of Heart Disease can be prevented through Lifestyle

91% of Diabetes can be prevented through Lifestyle

Lifestyle = Nutrition, Food, Walking/Exercise : Help all of these with Lifestyle changes:

  • Alzheimer’s / Brain / Memory
  • Asthma / Bronchial
  • Cancer Patients
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Fibromyalgia
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart / Cardiovascular
  • Leukoencephalopathy – Brain Disease
  • Lung Disease - COPD
  • Lupus
  • Macular Degeneration – Eye Support
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis – Osteopenia
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis


Call us: We will mail you our Chronic Ailments Info Sheet with suggested Supplements to take along with our 84-page catalog.