Category Archives: Physical Health

  1. Hypertension on Rise among Teens

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    September 18, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pushes too hard against a person’s blood vessels, potentially causing damage to …
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  2. Academic Performance Linked to Sleep Routines

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    June 26, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Researchers have already proven that teens who are not getting enough sleep are more likely to be overweight, become depressed, …
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  3. Helping an Overweight Teen

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    March 13, 2017 by middleearthnj

    What should a parent say to their overweight teen? What’s the best way to guide them to better health? It …
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  4. Poor Teen Diet Now Raises Cancer Risk Later

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    March 6, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Just in time for March, National Nutrition Month, recent research shows that women who ate poorly as teenagers were more …
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  5. Signs That Your Teen May Have an Eating Disorder

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    October 10, 2016 by middleearthnj

    Eating disorders frequently emerge during adolescence, but often, the symptoms aren’t what parents might expect. Unfortunately, many eating disorders go …
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  6. Protect Teens from UV Exposure

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    July 11, 2016 by middleearthnj

    July is UV Awareness Month. With summer in full swing, it’s important to educate our teens about the dangers of …
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  7. Lack of Sleep and Injuries Are Related in Teens

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    May 8, 2016 by middleearthnj

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high school students who get too little sleep are also …
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