Chronic Illness at Work Directory
When you have a chronic health condition, work can be difficult. Explaining the condition to your boss can also be a challenge. With conditions like arthritis, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, and more, you may find you have trouble working for a whole day or accomplishing tasks on time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to handle chronic illness when you're at work.
Work and MS
Tips for people with MS on looking for a new job or staying with a current job.
Managing Bipolar Disorder at Work
If you have bipolar disorder, you can learn to manage it on the job and keep up your work performance with these helpful tips.
Diabetes Sick Days
If you have diabetes and are sick with a cold, flu, or stomach bug, find out the steps to take to get well quickly and prevent complications.
Fibromyalgia: Work and Disability
WebMD looks at the ways employers can accommodate workers with fibromyalgia - and how to apply for disability benefits if symptoms make it too difficult to work.
Disability Insurance and Women
Disability insurance is designed to provide benefits when a policyholder can't perform his or her primary job.
10 Tips to Improve Your Health at Work
Avoid those snacks, take a walk during lunch, and clean that keyboard, and you're on your way to a healthier workday.
How to Handle a Chronic Illness at Work
Whether it's epilepsy or peanut allergies here are some tips on who to tell, what your employer needs to know, and what people should do in case of an emergency.
Got Hay Fever? Get to Work!
With improved over-the-counter allergy drugs, people are able to function better without allergies knocking them down.
Slideshows & Images
ADHD in Adults
Most people think of children when they hear the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But 30%-70% of kids with ADHD continue having symptoms when they grow up. Learn more about ADHD in adults.
Top Concentration Killers
The truth about multitasking, email overload, nagging thoughts, hunger, and other brain drains of modern life. Pictures show what destroys focus and quick solutions.