stress symptoms in a teenage girl

Teenage girls are facing a great number of stressors each day. It is important for her to learn how to cope with the stress she is facing. Feelings of depression and anxiety are normal in a teenage girl and so it is very important to understand just why these girls feel this way. Here are … Read more

Diathesis-stress Model of Depression

This article reviews the diathesis-stress model of depression, which proposes that stress and depression are intertwined in a causal fashion. the diathesis-stress model of depression is a biopsychosocial formulation utilized in the scientific study of mood disorders (i.e., unipolar and bipolar depression), post-traumatic states, neurotic illness, eating disorders, personality disorders, substance use disorders, and anxiety. … Read more

7 Helpful Foods and Drinks to Try When You’re Dehydrated

Thirst is a lagging signal. That means that by the time you feel thirsty, you may already be at least a little dehydrated. Dehydration results from losing more fluids than you’re taking in. Many things can cause you to become dehydrated, including heat, medications, digestive upset, and overexertion. You might feel faint, dizzy, thirsty, fatigued, … Read more

One Man’s Mission to Make Sure We Don’t Lose Our Connection to Nature

I lived in New York City for 8 years, in one tiny apartment after the other. At first, I loved the hustle and bustle of urban life. I loved the restaurants and food delivery, the museums, the theater, and the sounds of being surrounded by so many people doing so many different things all at … Read more

Ciara on Cervical Cancer Prevention: “There’s Nothing Better Than Being on Top of Your Health”

Proprioception, also known as kinesthesia, is the ability to sense and freely move your body and limbs in your external environment. Having this kinesthetic awareness is important for day-to-day living and vital for sports performance. If you’ve ever noticed the difference between grass and cement on the bottom of your feet or felt a grocery … Read more

It’s Time to Reckon With the Systemic Racism in America’s Healthcare System

In 2014, while in graduate school in Chicago, I underwent treatment for a serious illness. After spending an intense month in the hospital, I was finally transferred to outpatient treatment with weekly doctor appointments. One night, kept awake by insomnia, nausea, and with my hair inexplicably falling out, I wondered if I should page my … Read more

COVID-19 Updates: Vaccines Likely Protect Against Lambda Variant, Says White House

More than 3.9 million people have died from COVID-19 globally. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 cases remain high in some parts of the world, like India, where few people have been vaccinated. Update on COVID-19 numbers Globally, there have been more than 184.8 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3.9 … Read more

6 Simple Tips to Make Your 4th of July Sparkle Safely

While many Americans are eager to resume traditional Fourth of July celebrations this year, it’s important to keep in mind the dangers of fireworks. Thousands of children wind up in emergency rooms each year with injuries from watching or using fireworks. For children under the age of 5, sparklers account for nearly half of the … Read more

Even If You’re Vaccinated, the Delta Variant Can Still Impact You

Fully vaccinated people have a low risk of severe COVID-19, but surges in coronavirus cases could still impact their health in other ways. Experts say that throughout the pandemic, coronavirus surges disrupted routine screenings and outpatient care. Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in the United States are now among the unvaccinated, according to an Associated Press analysis. … Read more

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