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What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. Should i look at medicati

What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. Should i look at medicati

Management : Management of stress can be very challenging. Oftentimes it resolves with addressing the particular stressors if this is feasible. Otherwise, i would recommend a multidisciplinary approach starting with behavioral specialists such as psychologists and therapist then moving on to medications if necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Why do most adolescent girls in us have distorted vision of their body?

Why do most adolescent girls in us have distorted vision of their body?

Media images: Youngsters draw the conclusions about their appearance from the images projected in movies, magazines, tv and other means of publicity. The fashion industry is an especial offender requiring sickly thiness in models. Girls especially aspire to this modeling despite obvious differences in their own structure and heredity. Fortunately most grow out of it but for a few it is deadly. ...Read more

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Can sleeping in a bra affect adolescent girls negatively?

Can sleeping in a bra affect adolescent girls negatively?

SLEEP WITH BRA: It is an ackward way of sleeping but sometimes they feel comfortable that way. The negative effect is when they feel cold and catch a virus due to inadequate clothing. ...Read more

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Is there a condition that can cause extreme weight gain and absence of periods in adolescent girls?

Is there a condition that can cause extreme weight gain and absence of periods in adolescent girls?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome may be the cause. The absence of periods is caused by excessive weight gain. This condition should be evaluated and managed properly. Pcos does not cause weight gain, it is most often the other way around. There may be hereditary tendencies for this condition. ...Read more

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Can S shaped scoliosis over 25 degrees cause an even more uneven chest in girls during teen years?

Can S shaped scoliosis over 25 degrees cause an even more uneven chest in girls during teen years?

Scoliosis involving: the thorax causes a prominence of the ribs on the back and then on the opposite side in the front which may be somewhat noticable with or without breast growth. Scoliosis tends to worsen during periods of growth, but most 17 year old girls have reached adult height, and their curve will most likely remain fairly stable. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is intermittent fasting unhealthy for teen girls?

I'm not sure but is intermittent fasting unhealthy for teen girls?

Generally speaking..: Participation in fad diets like these are concerning behaviors for teenage girls. They may also lead to other health problems or be symptoms of psychological concerns. Dietary concerns like these should be discussed with your child and your child's doctor. ...Read more

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Do women age40 have higher estrogen levels than teen girls?

Do women age40 have higher estrogen levels than teen girls?

Varies: Estrogen levels vary between women and they vary all the time within the same women. There is a generally accepted range based on the time of the menstrual cycle. Women 12 year old woman have higher peak estrogen levels than 40 year old woman and vice versa. So that is a difficult question to answer and may not be as important as why levels change. ...Read more

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How can you recover form post traumatic stress disorder as a teen?

How can you recover form post traumatic stress disorder as a teen?

Psychotherapy: With someone who specializes in the treatment of complex trauma. If you experienced interpersonal trauma, you can find more information about help with sexual trauma here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-help be well, . ...Read more

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Iv been stressed a lot inmy teen years but never had a missed periode because of it , im3wks4days late neg test ? What could be happening? Ttc

Missed period: Pregnancy is still a possibility as pregnancy tests can have false negatives. If you've been very regular, i understand your concern. However, a woman may miss a period occasionally without a specific cause. If your period does not come in the next few weeks, you may want to repeat the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat for teen girls?

How to lose belly fat for teen girls?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight in any body part is with diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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Why are some teen girls so mean?

Why are some teen girls so mean?

Because they can be: People must learn how to be nice. A group of girls will bond together by being cruel to someone who is different; teenaged men do the same. It's an unpleasant fact of life; the only upside is that, say, a fat girl who's ridiculed may decide to get serious about weight loss, or a bullied boy may develop athletic / fighting skills that end it and give him enjoyment. Be a good example yourself. ...Read more

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What is the best teen stress reliever?

What is the best teen stress reliever?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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Why teen girls have unhealthy eating habits?

Why teen  girls  have unhealthy eating habits?

Role models: The most common reason is that public models and figures in the entertainment and fashion industry have an obsession with thin-ness. This model for young girls is a powerful attraction and may contribute by imitation to unhealthy eating habits. A few of course do the opposite, eating badly and thoroughly and gain too much weight. ...Read more

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How common are mood disorders among teen girls?

How common are mood disorders among teen girls?

18% suffer: Federal studies at the national institute of mental health show that 18% of teen girls suffer from a mood disorder. ...Read more

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Who is qualified to do a girls adolescent health examination?

Who is qualified to do a girls adolescent health examination?

Pediatrician/interni: Pediatricians and internal medicine doctors typically do such exams, OB gynes or er doctors under certain circumstances do these exams too. ...Read more

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What soft tissue sarcomas are slow growing and found in teen girls?

What soft tissue sarcomas are slow growing and found in teen girls?

Oncologist can help: A pediatric oncologist is needed to decide what to do with a soft tissue sarcoma. Whether the sarcoma is slow growing and low grade, or bad and aggressive, can sometimes vary from teen to teen. The nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (nrstss) are about 4% of childhood cancers. Many names include dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, synovial sarcoma, alveolar soft part sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, etc.. ...Read more