10 The Most Expensive Diseases to Treat in U.S


American famous business magazine Forbes  published article about 10 most expensive diseases to treat.

İn everycase prevention is most important  to prevent disease instead of treatment.We can control many diseases just simply changing some life habits and daill intake.Here we discuse 10 most expensive disease for the treatment.

1 Mental health disorders

The government spends treating this disease about 142.2 billion dollars. The annual expense ratio increased 6 percent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, depression, diseases, mental health disorders, such as depression and schizophrenia among. Increase the cost for psychiatric disorders, although it is limited benefit from the expensive new drugs is rising.

2 Heart diseases

The government spends treating this disease about 123.1 billion dollars. The annual expense ratio increased 5 percent Heart attacks are still the number one cause of death in the countries. However, an average of the falling costs of this disease progress. Because fewer people are smoking. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks. Cholesterol-lowering drugs can prevent heart attacks.

3 Trauma

About 100.2 billion dollars is spent on the treatment of this disease. Although there are now safer cars, trauma costs continue to rise. Because you need more money to treat each case. Computed tomography scans and other diagnostic tests would cost a lot of money.

4 Cancer

The government spends $ 99.4 billion about the treatment of this disease. The annual expense ratio increased 7 percent From 1996 until 2005, all medical costs increased by increasing the cost of all cancer treatments. However, colon, breast and prostate cancer treatment costs have increased two-digit levels.

5 Chest Diseases

64.6 billion dollars, while the amount spent on the treatment of this disease, the annual expense ratio increased 6 percent This category of lung diseases, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is. Costs of COPD, smoking rates decreased, and by the presence of a few good treatment is slowly increasing.

6 Hypertension

About 50.2 billion dollars the government spends the treatment of this disease. The annual expense ratio increased 9 percent High blood pressure climbs steadily upwards over the costs. Because doctors are treating patients more aggressively with multiple drugs. During this time period, such as Norvacs's many expensive branded blood pressure medication. If doctors, cheaper generic drugs passes, these costs may be reduced in the future.

7 Osteoarthritis

The government spends $ 48 billion, about the treatment of this disease. The annual expense ratio increased 8 percent Arthritis may be one reason why the cost of increased waist line hump. Obesity is also a major risk factor for arthritis. Expensive drugs such as Vioxx and Celebrex, the addition of the costs of treatment further increased in 2000. View Vioxx drug increases the risk of a heart attack in 2004, when it turns out that the connection was confiscated in the market. Not as popular as the banned drug sold by Pfizer Celebrex.

8 Back problems

Treatment of back problems, the government spends about 40.1 billion dollars. The annual expense ratio increased 9 percent Make up the majority of the cost spinal cord surgery. One reason for back surgery is an increasingly complex and expensive. Narcotic drugs to treat back pain is getting more and more popular. A study published in the American Medical Association, showed that all the expenditure to help people feel better.

9 Kidney disease

Amount paid by the Government for the treatment of kidney disease is approximately 35.9 billion dollars. The annual expense ratio increased 13 per cent Dialysis treatment for kidney failure has changed the way the invention. In other expensive treatments for kidney disease hormone erythropoietin (EPO) for the treatment of renal anemia patients, developed by Amgen, is a drug.

10 Diabetes

The government spends $ 35.8 billion per year in the treatment of diabetes. Around 8 percent annual expense ratio increased. Approximately 24 million Americans have diabetes, while an estimated 3 million 200 thousand in Turkey this figure. However, the spread of obesity, this number is increasing every year. The reason for the absence of many of the higher costs of diabetes deaths are caused by heart disease. The cost for this is considered to be a separate

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