Articles Tagged: body image

brain functionJuvenile Myasthenia Gravis

Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis (Ju-ven-ile My-as-theen-ia Grav-is – or JMG) is a childhood form of myasthenia gravis (MG), which is seen in adults. It’s an autoimmune disease, which means that the … read more

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Bladder Exstrophy

Bladder exstrophy is a rare condition that affects males and females. Only 1 out of every 20,000 babies born will have bladder exstrophy, and there is no known cause. What … read more

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girl on scaleBody Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a ratio of a person’s height and weight, and does not directly measure a person’s health status, muscle, bone, body fat, or body water.  A high BMI in combination … read more

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girl holding booksSelf-Esteem and Body Image

The effects of body image on self-esteem can be especially powerful during the teenage years. Although it’s perfectly normal to have negative thoughts and feelings towards yourself once in a … read more

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