Advice

The home of Folks’ advice column, Ask Ada, as well as other articles giving actionable tips on how to live with a health condition.

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Ask Ada: 'When Should I Tell A Date I'm Disabled?'

In our new advice column, Ada explains the best way to reveal an invisible disability when dating, and helps a husband understand his wife's decision to undergo a life-changing surgical procedure.
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How To Go To Therapy

Think you don't need therapy? Think again: therapy is for everyone. But there's a right way to do it, and a wrong way.
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How To Create A Chronic Pain Journal (And Why You Should Start One)

To beat your pain, you need to understand your pain. That's why spending just 5 minutes a day writing can be your most effective tool in fighting chronic pain.
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How To Deal When You're Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes

So you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Here, in plain English, is what you need to know.
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What I Wish People Understood About Having Celiac Disease

Stop grouping us with the posers. Not everyone who is eating gluten-free is jumping on the latest dieting bandwagon. Here's what you need to know about Celiac disease.