Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.

Latest Articles by Eileen Bailey

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Bipolar Disorder

9 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Did you know Mel Gibson has bipolar? What about Richard Dreyfuss? Here are nine famous people living with bipolar disorder, each telling a story of emotional resilience.

A woman working at her computer writing a blog about diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes

10 Best Blogs About Life With Type 2 Diabetes

These great type 2 diabetes blogs cover everything from food advice to patient advocacy. Read more from the experts who are living with and treating diabetes.

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Alzheimer's Disease

When Dementia Comes on Fast

People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.

Woman comforting her husband.
Bipolar Disorder

How to Support Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Find tips and strategies to support a loved one or partner with bipolar. Learn what you can do to encourage recovery and wellness.

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Facts About Behavior Modification for ADD/ADHD

Behavioral modification for children often involves the use of charts and stickers and is normally based on a system of rewards and consequences, emphasizing positive behaviors. Although this works well for children, adults with ADD need more than a ...

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What High School Students with ADHD Want Teachers to Know

Attention, teachers! What does your high-school student wish you knew about ADHD? Find out by reading this list compiled by teens with ADHD.

Harrison Ford
Anxiety Disorders

Harrison Ford Talk About His Fear of Public Speaking

It is hard to believe, watching a movie like Indiana Jones that Harrison Ford is scared of anything, but in his own words, “It’s people I’m scared of.” [In Normal Conversation, 2000, Bob Thomas, Associated Press] Harrison Ford suffers from anxiety. I...

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Anxiety Disorders

Heart Palpitations and Anxiety Attacks: Should You Worry?

Many people experience heart palpitations during an anxiety attack. This pounding of your heartbeat can cause you to feel as if you are having a heart attack or as if you are going to die. The good news is that heart palpitations are often not seriou...