HEALTH CONCERNS

BY: CHRISI PRICE

HEARING

  • WELL DEVELOPED BY MIDDLE AGE
  • AWAREMESS OF MIDRANGE SOUNDS DEVELOP FIRST
  • SECOND, HIGH AND LOW RANGED
  • BY 11, AUDITORY AWARENESS OF ADULTS
  • BE AWARE OF EAR INFECTIONS- IF LEFT UNTREATED CAN CAUSE PERMANENT HEARING DAMAGE

VISION

  • BY AGE 6, MOST KIDS ARE READY TO READ
  • CAN SEE AN OBJECT WITH BOTH EYES AT SAME TIME
  • ABILITY TO FOCUS IMPROVES
  • COMMON VISION PROBLEMS
  • ~FARSIGHTED-CANT SEE OBJECT CLOSE TO YOUR FACE BUT CAN SEE FAR AWAY
  • ~NEARSIGHTED-CANT SEE OBJECT FAR AWAY FROM FACE BUT CAN SEE CLOSE
  • THE MORE TIME KIDS SPEND ENGAGED IN READING AND CLOSE-UP WORK GREATER CHANCES OF BECOMING NEARSIGHTED
  • 25% OF CHILDREN WILL NEED TO HAVE VISION CORRCETED BY END OF SCHOOL YEARS
  • VISION SHOULD BE CHECKED REGULARLY

TEETH

  • BEING LOSING BABY TEETH IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
  • BY AGE 12, ALL 20N OF BABY TEETH SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH PERMANENT TEETH
  • AT FIRST WILL SEEM OUT OF PROPORTION UNTIL CHILDS' FACIAL BONES ARE DONE GROWING
  • TOOTH DECAY IS A COMMON PROBLEM

OBESITY

  • EXCESSIVE BODILY FAT
  • 25% OF CHILDREN ARE OBESE
  • TEASTED FOR WIEGTH
  • LACK OF SELF ESTEEM
  • OVERWIEGTGH CHILDREN BECOME OVERWIEGTH ADULTS
  • FAMILY DISORDER
  • MUST MAKE HEALTHIER FOOD CHOICES
  • CONTROL PORTIONS AND EXERCISE MORE