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What all causes oral health problems in older adults?

What all causes oral health problems in older adults?

Lack of hygiene: Most common things that i see, poor oral hygiene, infrequent visits to the dentist, poor dietary habits such as eating habits, soda, coffee with sweateners, (don't sip sugar drinks for a long time, drink and be done), timing of sugar intake. A lot of times parents neglect themselves for their children which can be problematic (though i understand). Of course tobacco products and alcohol add. ...Read more

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What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

Upset system: Many issues digestive related are form eating too much fast food. Reflux, diarrhea, constipation are common. Sometimes depression presents as physical (somatic) symptoms like vague recurrent abdominal pain. Anxiety can present with digestive issues, fears, and generally not feeling well. Alternating diarrhea and constipation can indicate irritable bowels. If concerned, have your teen evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the most common dental health problems seen in young children?

What are the most common dental health problems seen in young children?

Dental caries: Dental caries. The caries rate can be reduced by the application of dental sealants as a preventative measure. Make sure your child is on fluoride supplements- such as Poly-vi-flor, if the water is not fluoridated. ...Read more

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What are common health problems seen in veterans?

What are common health problems seen in veterans?

Resources: Military service members and veterans face many of the same challenges as civilians, but also different issues that are related to their service. You'll find a list of diseases and conditions that are common among veterans here: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/diseases-conditions.asp, and a list of health concerns related to specifice conflicts here: http://www.va.gov/oaa/pocketcard/unique.asp ...Read more

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Can poor dental health causes disorders in fetus?

Can poor dental health causes disorders in fetus?

YES: Poor oral health is the primary causes of low birthweight and premature deliveries. ...Read more

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What are common oral health problems seen in children?

What are common oral health problems seen in children?

Many: There are many common oral health problems in children. Here are a few: decay, missing teeth, gingivitis, broken teeth, abscesses, eruption problems, occlusion (biting) problems. There are many more but these are the more common ones. ...Read more

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Can people with mental health problems have children?

Can people with mental health problems have children?

Yes: Yes, people with mental health problems can have children. Hopefully they're getting treatment for their problems so that they can enjoy productive lives and be good parents. ...Read more

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Mental health issues with geriatric ladies==are they common?

Mental health issues with geriatric ladies==are they common?

Depends: Seriously, the variation is not so much age as it is the underlying resiliency. We are all individuals, avoid grouping. ...Read more

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What are the most common dental health problems seen in middle-aged adults?

What are the most common dental health problems seen in middle-aged adults?

More frequent visits: Periodontal disease and decay are common dental issues. If you feel that you are having a problem or problems see your dentist on a more frequent basis. The dentist may add prescription fluoride to your regimen of treatment if the water does not contain fluoride to help prevent addition caries. ...Read more

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What are common mental health problems of the obese?

What are common mental health problems of the obese?

Low self esteem , de: Obesity sepially by women can lead to low self esteem and depression. And since all psych medications can have the risk for weight gain , many r not compliant with it or even refuse to take it. Therapy iis very important. ...Read more

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What are common behaviors in teen that negatively affects their health?

What are common behaviors in teen that negatively affects their health?

Many: poor diet lack of sleep risky behaviors such as smoking,drinking, and drug use, sex poor judgment in friends All of these accompanied by their desire to GROW UP too soon and not seek counsel or advice we hope as parents that we've imparted values and good judgment, but media exposure and peer pressure often play much more of a role than we would like keep communication open and be there for the ...Read more

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Are mental problems linked to age?

Are mental problems linked to age?

Not directly: Of course, some types of mental problems are increasingly common in older people (e.g., dementia), but it is not the age, per se, that causes it. Instead, some types of brain disease processes can begin to show up as a person ages. These diseases are sometimes manifested as memory or other cognitive problems or difficulties. Other mental disorders also tend to have onsets within specific ages. ...Read more

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What are common health problems seen in coal miners?

Many !: See: http://www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org/coal-mining-health-risks.html

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Ideas? What medical problems are commonly found in premature children?

Ideas? What medical problems are commonly found in premature children?

It depends: Premature delivery can be caused by a number of different things, each of which predisposes the baby to a different set of possible complications. Extremely premature infants are commonly afflicted by respiratory distress, hypoglycemia, poor temperature regulation, infections, intracranial hemorrhages, feeding disorders and intestinal problems like NEC. ...Read more

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How common are heart problems in the teens and 20s?

How common are heart problems in the teens and 20s?

Congnital heart dise: Teens and 20s do not normally have heart problems like coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathy etc. But some who are born with congenital heart disease even if cured by surgery may still have residual disease and complications, rarely they can have viral infections causing complications like cardiomyopathy.And occasionally rheumatic heart disease.These are not that common but still seen. ...Read more

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Do oral health problems affect children differently than adolescents and adults?

Yes : Young children do not handle pain or oral discomfort as well as an adult or adolescents. Please have your child see a dentist or children dental specialist to have an exam and solve any problem that may exist. ...Read more

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