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3 Ways to Deal With Teens and Drugs
As a parent, you can use several strategies to help your teen kick a drug habit or avoid experimenting in the first place:
Confront the situation head on. Don't make excuses or enable the drug use. Make it clear that this behavior is not acceptable and provide consequences for it.
Seek professional intervention immediately. This is a health problem, and you can begin family counseling to determine if there are any underlying problems.
If your teenager isn't experimenting with drugs, provide encouragement and positive reinforcement. Show your kids that you respect their good judgment by rewarding them with more privileges and increased responsibilities.
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.