Category Archives for Adolescent Health

Teenage Depression Test for Parents

Teenage Depression Test for Parents If you suspect an adolescent is suffering from persistent sadness, loss of interest, loss of self worth and discouragement, you can use a teenage depression test for parents to guide you. It is normal for young people to be non-communicative at times, or to suffer from lack of esteem. It’s […]

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Asthma in Adolescents – A Different Problem

Asthma in adolescents has its own set of rules when it comes to management and treatment. The illness is the same, but dealing with the young person who has it usually requires a different approach. Teenagers hate to be different when it’s not in a good way. The thought of being judged or ridiculed, in […]

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Periodontal Disease in Adolescents

[ad] Image by Phil Dragash via Flickr The meaning of the word “periodontal” is around the tooth. Also known as gum diseases, periodontal diseases are serious infections caused by bacteria that harm the gums and tissues in the vicinity of the mouth. While dental cavities or caries only affects the tooth Periodontal disease is devastating […]

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Infectious Mononucleosis

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Also known as mononucleosis or mono Pfeiffer’s disease or glandular fever, infectious mononucleosis can be identified by inflamed lymph glands and constant fatigue. The disease is named so as the amount of mononuclear leukocytes which belong to white cells increase in number. The cause of the disease is EBV (Epstein – […]

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Scoliosis in Adolescents

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Normally, a spine when viewed from rear should appear straight but if the spine is lateral or curved or sideways or rotated then it is affected by scoliosis. It gives an appearance as if the person has leaned to a side. According to Scoliosis Research Society the definition of scoliosis is […]

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Diabetes in Adolescents

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Diabetes is a rapidly growing, serious health problem among youngster today. Above thirteen thousand adolescents are diagnosed for type 1 diabetes, every year in America. There has also been an increase in the number of teenagers with type 2 diabetes, which was more common among adults above forty and who were […]

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High Blood Pressure among Adolescents

[ad] Image via Wikipedia High blood pressure is a condition where the blood pressure is more than normal. It is also known as hypertension. Heart pumps out blood, so that oxygen can reach to different parts of the body via blood. The pressure with which heart pumps blood is known as blood pressure. The blood […]

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