Young Adults (18-29)

Megan Van Scoyoc, Orlando Lopez

History and Physical assessment

When is the last time you have been to the doctor?

When did you have your last physical?

Do you take any medications?

Are you allergic to anything?

Are you sexually active?

Are you on any specific diets?

What is your typical cycle length? (only females)

When was your last period? (only females)

Do you wear any glasses/contact lenses?

Normal Ranges for Height & Weight

Height: Males: 5"10 Women: 5'5

Weight: Males: 194 lbs. Women: 164 lbs.

Graves' Disease

Graves Disease is when your body produces too many anti-bodies that stimulate the thyroid which then causes hyperthyroidism, Graves' is common in women at any age but mostly 20+ and can also be seen in men 20+ but is less likely.



This disease is autoimmune and researchers believe it may be linked to family history but nothing is confirmed yet.


Signs of Graves' Disease


Symptoms of Graves' disease include


  • anxiety
  • bulging eyes
  • chest pain
  • difficulty sleeping and/or insomnia
  • elevated blood pressure
  • fatigue
  • hand tremors
  • increased sweating
  • irregular menstrual periods
  • irritability or nervousness


Some treatment options are: Antithyroid Medications, Radioactive Iodine, Surgery(goiter)


http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/graves-disease/graves-disease-treatment

http://www.cushings-help.com/the_body.htm

Milestones

Graduation

First real job

Married

Kids

Drinking

Growth

Turning 21

First grey hair

Obtain final adult height and weight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oOwDm-_M0k&list=UU8YQ3qOQ24Uiu-1c6kKmSfg