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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Teen Health (Overview)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug use, and psychiatric health.


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What are some sites for teen health help?

What are some sites for teen health help?

See below: The society for adolescent health and medicine has a links page with many links by category ( www.Adolescenthealth.Org) as a starting point. The cdc and the american academy of pediatrics websites would also be good starting points. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
215 doctors shared insights

Teen Health (Overview)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug use, and psychiatric health.


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What are some websites for teen health help?

What are some websites for teen health help?

Several are credible: To get him or her to opt in a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/family/kids/ american academy of pediatrics and american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, nutrition, health. There are now more resources available through popular websites and apps; see if created by experts. ...Read more

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Teen health (Tip)

Avoid young teen girls dating older teen males. Not healthy, if you get my drift! ...See more

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How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

Teen Health: Teen health will affect our entire life, not just middle years. Good diet will avoid the epidemic obesity in our country. Physical activity strengthens our body development. Tobacco and excessive alcohol use have long term impact. Sexual transmitted infection may have permanent consequences on our body and reproductive well being. The examples are too numerous to list here. ...Read more

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How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

A fair amount: Clearly, the health patterns and lifestyle choices we adopt in our teen years can have both a positive and negative impact towards your middle years health. All of us should strive to make good health choices, specifically, eating healthy, getting sufficient exercise, avoiding drugs, alcohol and smoking, and develop good sleep patterns to name a few. ...Read more

Mike Moore Dr. Moore
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Teen health (Tip)

Find a video game, sport, or other activity you can share with your teen. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

Unhealthy: I think that the media, accurately so, has depicted teen health as having issues with obesity, and, therefore, portrayed teens to be unhealthy. ...Read more

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How do you think the media has affected teen health?

How do you think the media has affected teen health?

Media: Media reflects our society in general. Media is one way teens get information, just like family, school etc. There are positive views and there are some that are detrimental to the development of physical, mental, sexual and financial health to teens. Education from authentic sources will teach us how to judge the value of the media reports. Mere information, of course, is not knowledge. ...Read more

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Teen health (Tip)

Define terms in summer; have your adolescent explain meaning; you'll be hip in winter. ...See more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Does taking powdered creatine affect young teen health?

Do not take creatine: Creatine as a supplement has been purported to increase speed and strength in the young athlete. It has been shown to have only a very modest benefit for short bursts of activity but there is great concern about the potential for kidney damage as a result of its use. There are no long-term studies to show that its use is safe. Student athletes should not use it. ...Read more

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Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Share several w/teen: Before opting in, a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/family/kids/ american academy of pediatrics and american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, nutrition, health. There are now more resources available through popular websites, apps; parents should see if created by experts. ...Read more

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Teen health (Tip)

To make sure your child is using his inhaler regularly, watch the dose counter on it. ...See more

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Can you get a free pap smear at the teen health center?

Can you get a free pap smear at the teen health center?

Probably: Women should not get pap smears until they turn 21, so teenagers don't need them. But most public health centers for birth control and STI counseling also do pap smears for those who need them. ...Read more

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In windsor can you get a free pap smear at the teen health center?

In windsor can you get a free pap smear at the teen health center?

Pap: Pap smear is to detect cell changes from human papilloma virus. Because teens have strong immune system, the virus seldom stay in the body for long. Teens don't need pap smear. ...Read more

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Teen health (Tip)

Make it appear that they are the choosers or the decision makers. ...See more

Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do something vigorous everyday
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Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
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Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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