classified dynamic diseases or disease proper into
two types: Acute diseases and Chronic diseases
Acute disease: These
are the diseases which have a sudden onset,
a rapid course and ends in recovery (with the
help of the vital force) or death (if not
treated timely) e.g. viral fever, typhoid fever etc.
Chronic disease: These
are the diseases which have a gradual onset,
a slow but steady courseleading to
long standing sufferingor death unless
treated properly e.g. diabetes, coronary artery
disease, high blood pressure etc.