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What can I do if I'm feeling overwhelmed by my chronic health condition?

If you're feeling overwhelmed by your chronic health condition, it's most important that you have regular conversations with your primary care physician to discuss any of your health concerns and actions you can take to maintain or improve your well-being.

You can also review your health benefits for special programs designed to assist and support people with your condition. For example, you may be able to work with a nurse through your health plan who can:

  • give you online resources to use anytime
  • review the treatment plan and medications your doctor gave you
  • explain possible side effects and answer your questions
  • work with you over time to help you meet your goals for managing your health condition

Trinity Health is a Catholic health care organization that acts in accordance with the Catholic tradition and does not condone or support all practices covered in this site.  In case of emergency call 911. This site is educational and not a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider.

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