Category Archives for Adolescent Health

Heat-Related Illnesses among Teens

[ad] Image by √oхέƒx™ via Flickr Heat related illnesses are caused due to prolonged exposure to heat and also humidity without any reprieve and due to inadequate intake of fluids. Kids and teens adjust to the variations in heat compared to adults who adapt more quickly. However the heat production is high in them when […]

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Cholesterol in Adolescents

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Parts of adolescents’ body are filled with a waxy stuff identified as cholesterol. It helps to produce vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones. Blood cholesterol comes from two different sources, liver within the body and food. The adolescents liver produces enough cholesterol to carry out proper functioning. Lower Cholesterol Naturally! […]

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Acne – Treat It With Azelaic Acid

[ad] Many medications are available to treat acne. The problem is not the medication’s availability. The problem is that one who suffers acne wants immediate treatment. No medication gives immediate result and this results to people rapidly changing their medication . They worsen it even more. The need is to treat acne at mild and/or […]

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Smoking Related Health Problems in Adolescents

Image via Wikipedia Smoking is the cause of many diseases and kills about four hundred and forty two thousand people every year in the United States. In spite of anti smoking campaigns and billboard warnings, more and more people are joining the bandwagon of smokers every year. Out of the total number of new smokers, […]

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Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Support

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Support Teenage pregnancy prevention and support is a huge topic in the United States. Adolescent pregnancy in ninety nine percent of the cases is unwanted and is the major consequence of adolescent sexual activity, other than STDs. Statistics This issue has affected youth, families, educators, health care professionals, and government officials. […]

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