How to Explain Your Diabetes to an Employer

If you’re living with diabetes, explaining the disease to family and friends is hard enough, let alone explaining it to your employer. There’s no rule that enforces you to disclose your diabetes to your employer — unless your job requires a full medical examination — however, it might be a good idea, especially for your own health and safety.

Around the World in Beauty Products

The United States market is flooded with beauty products as it’s one of the biggest industries in the country (you’re probably familiar with companies like Estée Lauder, Johnson and Johnson, L’Oréal, and Procter & Gamble), but did you know there is a whole world of beauty companies with unique products to discover?

Parkinson’s: A Parent’s Guide to Talking to Your Kids

If you or a family member is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, you may be thinking about how to tell your loved ones, specifically how to tell your kids. It’s important to provide reassurance, regardless of your child’s age.

Low Impact Activities for Fibromyalgia Patients

Living with Fibromyalgia (FM) can be a difficult battle to face, especially because of some of the symptoms of the disorder. They can include constant pain, stiffness, and soreness throughout the body.  There is, however, medication and certain therapies that are used to manage and control the symptoms. Plus, there is research that has shown that incorporating low-impact exercise and activities into your day-to-day routine can significantly improve your quality of life.

10 Triggers That Can Cause Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain disorder that causes tenderness throughout body and can affect people of any gender or age, including children. If you’ve been diagnosed with this condition, you’ll know that having a flare up can affect even the simplest of day-to-day activities. Everyone experiences flare ups differently and they can range from mild to severe. However, one of the best ways to prevent a flare is to try to identify the trigger.  

Learning to Cope with Fibromyalgia

If you’ve been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia (FM), a chronic pain disorder that causes intense soreness throughout the body you may wonder how you’ll go about living your everyday life. Read on to find more information on strategies that can help you live a fulfilling life with FM.