Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Eileen Bailey's Posts

Psoriasis at Work - Should You Disclose Your Psoriasis to Your Employer?

Deciding whether to disclose your psoriasis is a personal decision. Whether you do should be based on your own individual needs and whether the psoriasis impacts your work. Before deciding, think about the following: Do you miss work based on flare-ups or the need for medical care? Do you need any special accommodations at work to help you... Read moreChevron

Prepare Early for Summer Breaks from School

What? Summer break? That is still a long time away! When you have a child with autism, you know that summer breaks are difficult challenges. While some children are looking forward to staying up late, having the entire day in front of them with nothing to do and nowhere to be, those with autism do best when their day is structured and routine.... Read moreChevron

Getting Pregnant When You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the number one cause of infertility in women. Your ovaries have small, fluid-filled sacs which hold eggs. When the egg matures, the sac, or cyst, breaks open and the egg is released and travels to the uterus. If you have PCOS, the sac does not open, instead remaining in the ovary as a cyst. Without ovulation,... Read moreChevron

DIY Exposure Therapy: Social Situations

For those with social anxiety disorder (SAD), being in a social situation can be terrifying. Exposure therapy is one of the commonly used tools to help someone face and overcome their fears. This type of therapy is based on the premise that you can get used to anything if you face it often enough and that once you are used to it, your fear... Read moreChevron

What’s Best for Adult ADHD: Traditional Therapy or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

When diagnosed with ADHD, many adults choose to take medication. While this is often helpful, it doesn’t cure ADHD or take away all the symptoms. Finding ways, such as using organizational tools, reminder lists and alarms, is still important and need to be implementing in daily life. Besides managing symptoms, many adults with ADHD have... Read moreChevron