3 Critical Areas to Focus On for Building Teen Health

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3 Critical Areas to Focus On for Building Teen Health

Teen health isn’t just about washing your hands and staying active–it’s much more than that. To build overall wellness, physical and mental health have to be taken into consideration. As a society, we tend to focus on physical health because it’s easy to see and treat. When you’re sick, you have a fever. When you break a bone, you can’t move.

Mental health is more complicated. When your mental health is on the low side, symptoms are hard to see at times. They fly under the radar and get ignored until things escalate to obvious and dangerous levels. To help combat this, there are 3 areas to focus on when building teen health in your child.

Get moving, stay active

Without activity, our bodies not only become less healthy, but our minds are negatively impacted as well. When you exercise, your body releases chemicals that help you sleep better, prevent disease, boost your mood, and increase self confidence.

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