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cynefin September 4th 2019 02:50 PM
How to exercise when you have a chronic illness By Cassie (cynefin) source] Finding interesting and fun ways to exercise can be a challenge, especially if you have a chronic illness. Exercise is said to help with illnesses, but as many people know, it can also make you feel a little worse. Here are a few light exercises that are beneficial for those with a chronic illness - and those without - as well as a few different ideas to keep your routine going. Exercises
TeenHelp August 3rd 2019 01:31 PM
Overcoming anxiety when swallowing pills By Cassie (cynefin) While some people don't think twice when it is time to take a medication, others find it to be a big source of anxiety. A lot of adults and children alike are able to swallow pills, but there are more people than commonly thought who cannot. Pill swallowing anxiety can be caused by previous bad experiences. Some have difficulty because as children, they are taught to not put non-food items in their mouths. Some pills (such as...
TeenHelp June 1st 2019 01:07 PM
Healthy weight loss: how to get an accurate reading on the scale By Cassie (cynefin) source] For some people losing weight, getting accurate readings on the scale is difficult and sometimes daunting. A lot of different factors contribute to the scale's accuracy changing. This article is going to take a look at how to weigh yourself in order to receive the closest number to your actual weight that you can. Choosing a scale
TeenHelp February 3rd 2019 02:49 AM
The different types of vision loss and what to do about them By Hollie (Everglow.) Vision loss can affect anybody, and chances are either you or somebody you know wears glasses or contact lenses. You may have heard of terms such as short-sightedness, long-sightedness, sight impaired, or severely sight impaired (or blind), but a lot of the time these terms can be confusing unless you need to know about them. There are also a wide range of eye conditions that can affect vision, such as...
TeenHelp January 3rd 2019 04:30 AM
Your menstrual cycle: understanding weight gain By Cassie (cynefin) Disclaimer: This article mentions weight numbers. Make sure you are in a safe place before proceeding. Menstrual cycles and the symptoms that accompany them can be an uncomfortable time for people. Many people struggle with a variety of different symptoms including headaches, nausea, cramps, and emotional symptoms. Some people also struggle with weight gain which can cause your favorite clothes to feel tighter around...
TeenHelp January 3rd 2019 04:22 AM
Different types of Hysterectomies By Chantal (MsNobleEleanor) You may know someone or have heard about women having a hysterectomy, which is the removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes, cervix, and ovaries. A hysterectomy is done for a wide range of different medical reasons. This article will look into what a hysterectomy is, why someone may need this surgery and the risks. Breakdown of a hysterectomy A hysterectomy is the removal or partial removal of the reproductive organs....
TeenHelp January 3rd 2019 04:20 AM
Healthy Dental Tips for Teenagers to Maintain Great Pearly Whites By Sharon Williams (Guest author) It is essential to maintain healthy teeth and gums at any age and teenage years are no exception. Every teen is conscious about their looks as they want to socialize and fit-in easily without having to worry about their appearance. Therefore, they must practice healthy oral habits to maintain healthy teeth that can build their self-esteem and confidence. You can help them achieve that...
cynefin November 3rd 2018 02:49 PM
Alzheimer's Disease By Dez (Melancholia.) Alzheimer's Disease is a form of dementia that impacts a person's memory, thinking, and behavior. The disease is progressive, meaning it worsens and affects a person's ability to function more and more throughout their life. Even though many people associate Alzheimer's with the elderly, younger people can also develop the disease. In fact, around 200,000 Americans under the age of 65 have Alzheimer's. This is known as Early-Onset Alzheimer's....
TeenHelp September 5th 2018 12:53 PM
How to sleep better By Cassie (cynefin) Source] Currently, it seems like there just isn't enough time in one day. Added to that the stresses of everyday life, and people may struggle to get enough sleep each night. This article is going to make suggestions to help get a better quality of sleep.
TeenHelp August 3rd 2018 03:37 PM
Debunking the myths of the Gardasil 9 vaccine By Dez (Melancholia.) Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that is transmitted through anal, vaginal, or oral sex. There are more than 150 different strains of HPV. This condition can be transmitted even when the person affected does not have any symptoms. Symptoms can also take several years to appear. It is so common that almost everyone gets a strain of HPV during their lives. While HPV cannot be cured, and it usually clears up on its own,...
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Celiac Disease: symptoms and treatment By Dez (Melancholia.) Celiac Disease is a genetic condition that affects the immune system when someone with the condition eats gluten. Gluten is in wheat, barley, and rye. If someone with celiac disease eats gluten, their immune system attacks the small intestine and harms the villi. This makes it harder for the immune system to properly take in nutrients. About 1% of the population has Celiac Disease . According to the National Institutes...
TeenHelp December 3rd 2017 12:01 AM
8 Simple Ways to Reduce Digital Eye Strain and Vision Problems by Aaron Barriga (guest author) Let’s be honest, we spend a LOT of time staring at digital screens. Unfortunately, exposure to electronic screens can have a major impact on eye health. A number of problems with vision occur due to excessive use of digital devices, giving rise to terms such as “digital eye strain” or “computer vision syndrome”. Follow these 8 tips to keep your eyes healthy:
TeenHelp October 5th 2017 02:50 AM
What is acupuncture? By Cassie (Cassado) Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that was developed centuries ago. Acupuncture is thought to reduce the intensity and frequency of issues such as nausea, chronic pain, or mental health conditions like anxiety. According to Live Science, acupuncture is, “a complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health...
TeenHelp May 3rd 2017 02:13 PM
My Experience with Endometriosis By Chantal (WretatsyRemedial) Endometriosis is a painful condition that causes the endometrium to grow outside of the uterus. I have been diagnosed with stage one endometriosis; there are four stages. This article will explain what endometriosis is, what the symptoms are, treatments, and how I found out I had stage one of endometriosis. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease caused by endometrium tissues that grow outside of your uterus...



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