Wellness Report Blog Wellness Report - More of My Findings By Donald M. Petersen Jr. Wellness Report Blog Facebook and Twitter  

Posts Tagged ‘ teens ’

Importance of Parent-Child Relationship

November 13, 2014
By

An interesting study looked at how the quality of their parental relationships impacts the ability of youths to deal with conflict. Researchers specifically examined how young people (ages 10-17 years) reacted to marital conflict and “social evaluative threat” (a situation where the child can be judged negatively by others). What they found is that...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Health & Wellness, Pediatric Health | No Comments »

Casual Sex Dangerous to Mental Health

September 25, 2014
By

An interesting study looked at the impact casual sex has on the mental health in “emerging adulthood.” The authors “measured mental health prior to engaging in casual sexual relationships and subsequent mental health after engaging in these relationships.” They found “that suicidal ideation (thoughts or ideas) and depressive symptoms in adolescence were associated with...
Read more »

Tags:
Posted in Health & Wellness, Pediatric Health | No Comments »

Adolescent Spinal Pain

September 2, 2014
By

While it may go unnoticed, many teens experience moderate to severe spine pain. A two-year study of teens found that “the two-year incidence of spinal pain varied between 40% and 60% across the physical locations.” The study went on to note that “spinal pain is common at the age of 11-15 years, but some...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Chiropractic & Musculoskeletal Health | No Comments »

Greater Muscle Strength Saves Teens

January 30, 2014
By

A study of over 1 million teens found that muscle strength has an impact on their risk of death at an early age. The authors found that: “High muscular strength in adolescence, as assessed by knee extension and handgrip tests, was associated with a 20-35% lower risk of premature mortality (death) due to any...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Fitness & Weight Loss | No Comments »

Marijuana Use = Depression

January 9, 2014
By

KEY LINK goes NOWHERE Depression can be as debilitating as physical trauma, and after all the hoopla that marijuana is harmless, evidence is mounting that non-depressed teens who use marijuana are more likely to be depressed as young adults. And, the more marijuana your child uses, the more greater the likelihood that they will...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Health & Wellness | No Comments »

Tablets Impact Sleep?

October 10, 2013
By

While reading on tablets (iPad, Kindle, etc.) has many benefits (more economical, environmentally friendly, etc.) there may be some drawbacks as well. A small study recently conducted found that “exposure to light from self-luminous displays may be linked to increased risk for sleep disorders because these devices emit optical radiation at short wavelengths, close...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Health & Wellness | No Comments »

Teen Muscle Strength Reduces Death

October 1, 2013
By

A study of over 1 million teenage men examined how muscle strength impacted their risk of death. Follow-up after 24 years discovered that “high muscular strength in adolescence, as assessed by knee extension and handgrip tests, was associated with a 20-35% lower risk of premature mortality due to any cause…” In addition, “stronger adolescents...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Fitness & Weight Loss, Pediatric Health | No Comments »

Fitness at 18 = Less Depression Later

June 6, 2013
By

More studies are looking at the relationship between physical fitness and mental health. One that will be important to teens found that “lower cardiovascular fitness at age 18 was associated with increased risk of serious depression in adulthood.” The study found that those with low cardiovascular fitness had almost double the risk for serious...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Fitness & Weight Loss | No Comments »

Significant Teen Computer Use = Pain

May 2, 2013
By

Adolescents are probably on a computer more than any other age group. Depending on their individual situation, they use a computer for school, homework and recreation. But too much computer use can lead to computer-associated joint pain. A recent study found that “compared with those using the computer less than 3.6 hours/week, computer use...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Chiropractic & Musculoskeletal Health | No Comments »

Thyme for Acne?

March 26, 2013
By

While the study isn’t published yet, some researchers from the U.K. have found that a tincture of thyme (thyme steeped in alcohol) is reportedly more effective at killing the bacteria that causes acne than standard chemical remedies. These findings may not be conclusive, but that doesn’t keep you from trying it for yourself or...
Read more »

Tags:
Posted in Nutrition & Herbs | No Comments »

Page 1 of 41234»

 




Get Adobe Flash player
Facebook Twitter