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What is chlamydia? Chlamydia (say: “cla-mid-ee-ah”) is a bacteria (germ) that you can catch through sexual contact with someone who is infected. It can also be given to newborn babies by mothers who have chlamydia during the last part of their pregnancy. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually
D.S., a 14 yr old comes from Elburn, for physical with his mom. He denies any medical problems. But on examination his blood pressure is 160/90 and his weight is more than 250lbs. His lab test shows total cholesterol more than 240. Mom states that he has family history of
What are the symptoms of genital herpes? Symptoms can include painful sores in the genital area, itching, painful urination, vaginal discharge and tender lumps in the groin. During the first outbreak (called primary herpes), some people experience flu-like symptoms such as body aches, fever and headache. Most people who have
Why is exercise so important for children? Physical activity has many benefits, including the following: It helps burn calories instead of storing them as body fat. This means it helps children maintain a healthy weight and reduces the risk of being overweight or obese. It helps keep blood sugar levels
What kind of exercise should I do? Exercises that increase your heart rate and move large muscles (such as the muscles in your legs and arms) are best. Choose an activity that you enjoy and that you can start slowly and increase gradually as you become used to it. Read