Articles for tag: Lack of Sleep, Sleep Deprivation, Teen Depression, Teen Obesity

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Sleep Deprivation Effects on Teenagers

As a parent, it is your responsibility to help your child be as healthy as possible. This includes not letting them drink water from the toilet, taking them to the doctor, and helping them get an adequate amount of sleep. Unfortunately many teens today stay up very late. Teens will stay up late often surfing ...

Fast Food Nation and Fast Food’s Effect on American Society

Fast food restaurants can possibly be seen as the drug pushers of the culinary world, shoving their poison down the throats of suspecting, yet inactive customers. They deal everyday on the corner, yet the community’s barely doing anything to stop it, sometimes encouraging them through patronage. Fast food has never been seen as a healthy ...

Can Stress Cause Teen Obesity?

New studies show that stress can lead to teen obesity. Stress can cause a variety of health issues including high blood pressure, insomnia and according to new research, even depression. Can stress really cause teen obesity? Study Regarding Stress and Teen Obesity. In a study by Penn State University as discussed on PsychCentral, it was ...

Youth in America: Obesity in Children

Obesity is a major problem among a third of American adults today. Those who are labeled obese are anywhere from 10 to 50% more likely to die of all causes. Most people who are obese adults often were obese children. Childhood obesity has “tripled over the past 40 years” (McKeever). Babies who gain weight within ...

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Facts About Obesity in Children

Obesity in children, when a child is 20 percent or higher than the recommended weight for their height, holds many dangers. Obesity in childhood can lead to adult obesity, numerous diseases, and also depression and a lack of self esteem. Obesity is also defined at a having a body mass index above 25 percent in ...