Other Chronic Conditions

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Arthritis is 100+ different rheumatic diseases and conditions. The most common form is osteoarthritis. Other common forms are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and gout. Some forms of arthritis can affect multiple organs.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is an illness marked by extreme fatigue. People with ME/CFS may also have problems with sleep, thinking, pain and dizziness.

Our brains age along with the rest of our bodies, and our abilities naturally change with age. T​his aging process is different from the disease process associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's.