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Menstrual Disorders in Adolescent Girls

Adolescence is the time when there is a sudden transformation in the body and many questions arise in the minds of the adolescents. Firstly they are not able to cope with the changes and secondly…


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Infectious Mononucleosis

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 number of mononuclear leukocytes which…


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High Blood Pressure in Adolescents

High blood pressure is a condition where the blood pressure is more than normal. It is also known as hypertension. The heart pumps out blood so that oxygen can reach to different parts of the…


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Heat-Related Illnesses in Teens

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…


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Eye problems and injuries in Adolescents

Every year more than one million people get eye injuries, out of which ninety percent are preventable if safety eyewear is used. One hundred and twenty-five thousand eye injury cases are caused by household products….


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Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Since the adolescence is the age where bones are sprout and grows rapidly, well-nourished food must be given to the adolescent to facilitate normal growth & development. The nutritional intake must be monitored regularly and…


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Diabetes in adolescents

Diabetes is a rapidly growing, serious health problem among youngster today. Above thirteen thousand adolescents are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, every year in America. There has also been an increase in the number of…


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Depression in Adolescents

Depression in adolescents is a disorder which occurs due to persistent sadness, loss of interest, loss of self-worth and discouragement. Depression is normally a temporary reaction towards situations of stress. Depression is a normal part…


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Common Oral Health Problems in Adolescents

Adolescents face many oral health problems which may require them to visit a dentist or any other healthcare professional. Irregular teeth growth is a common problem and adolescents with braces are a common sight. Another…


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Cholesterol in Adolescents

Parts of adolescent’s 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…