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Total Teen Health and Wellness: A Doctor's Guide for Parents

Total Teen Health and Wellness is a biweekly podcast for parents of teenagers to learn more about medical and mental health issues in their children. Dr. Shanna Garza, an Adolescent Medicine physician and expert, provides essential education and helpful guidance to parents to help them better understand how to empower and encourage their teen children to live healthy and balanced lives. Parenting the whole teen requires moms and dads to know about the physical health and mental well-being of their children. Dr. Garza is here to guide!

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7. Self Harm in Teenagers- What Parents Need to Know to Help Their Teen Children

Self-harm or self-injury affects 15% of teenagers today.  In this episode, Dr. Shanna Garza, Adolescent Medicine physician and expert, discusses how self-harm stems from maladaptive coping skills. Teens who self harm often have underlying mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders or a history of trauma. Parents are understandably concerned if they learn their kids are cutting or scratching as a form of coping. Parents of teens can learn how to help their children manage this issue. Parenting teenagers takes open communication and unconditional support, and Dr. Garza offers helpful guidance to parents with children who self-harm.Check out the podcast website to find more episodes on mental health issues affecting teenagers today. Subscribe to the podcast to hear the latest episode. Share with parents of teenagers! Your reviews and ratings are appreciated!https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/

12mins

15 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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6. ADHD in Teenagers and Young Adults: How Does ADHD Affect Teens and What Tools Help Improve Symptoms?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects many teenagers and young adults and impacts their functioning in school, work and home life. Adolescent Medicine expert and Total Teen Health and Wellness- A Doctor’s Guide for Parents host, Dr. Shanna Garza, educates parents on the symptoms of ADHD and on tools to help patients improve. Mental health issues, including ADHD, are related to brain health. Treatment focuses on treating these underlying brain issues, as well as helping patients build tools to improve their academic functioning, organizational skills, time management skills and executive functioning.Subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast-listening app! If you enjoyed listening today, please review and rate the Total Teen Health and Wellness podcast. Consider sharing it with other parents of teenagers who would like to learn more about the medical and mental health issues in their children.https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

16mins

1 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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5. School Avoidance- How to Help Your Teen Get Back to School

School avoidance affects 5% of children and teens. Many patients are refusing to go to school because of physical symptoms such as headache and stomache which are commonly due to anxiety. Parents often seek medical advice to make sure their children are well and can return to school. Adolescent Medicine expert, Dr. Shanna Garza, reviews what common issues underly school avoidance and how to get help for your child.Link to Episode #1 on Self Care:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1-encouraging-healthy-self-care-habits-in-teens/id1561803110?i=1000517858151Learn more at:https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

13mins

18 May 2021

Rank #3

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4. Anxiety in Teenagers and Young Adults- Why do Teens Have High Rates of Anxiety?

Anxiety in teenagers is at very high levels and increasing. One in three teenagers will experience anxiety during the middle school and high school years. Parenting teens with anxiety can be hard, and it's important to get support and guidance. Total Teen Health and Wellness host, Dr. Shanna Garza, reviews how anxiety affects teenagers' overall physical and mental health. https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

15mins

4 May 2021

Rank #4

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3. Depression in Teens- Know the Warning Signs and How to Get Help

Depression in teenagers is increasing due to the stress and social isolation of COVID. Teens are wired to be connected to their peers so this past year has really impacted their mental health and led to a crisis of depression and suicide. Parents need to know the warning signs of depression and how to get help. Total Teen Health and Wellness host, Dr. Shanna Garza, offers helpful guidance to parents to better understand how depression may be affecting their teen children.https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

13mins

20 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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2. Help Your Teenager Get Better Sleep

Sleep is critically important for normal development and healthy growth in teens. Lack of sleep affects teenagers’ mental and physical well-being. Dr. Shanna Garza, host of Total Teen Health and Wellness, reviews how important sleep is for adolescent health and gives practical advice on how to help your teen get better sleep.https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

13mins

20 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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1. Encouraging Healthy Self Care Habits in Teens

Self care helps teenagers improve their physical and mental health. It’s what teens do day-to day in caring for themselves that impacts their well-being and health. Self care shows teens how to effectively manage their stress and to build healthy ways of coping.  Total Teen Health and Wellness host, Dr. Shanna Garza, reviews important guidance to encourage your teen to improve their self care.https://totalteenhealthandwellness.buzzsprout.com/Subscribe, rate and share this podcast on Apple Podcasts/Itunes:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/total-teen-health-and-wellness-a-doctors-guide-for-parents/id1561803110Follow on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/7tZ4clwoJY3xEJSnoIqqcrSubscribe on Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzUxMDY0LnJzcw==

13mins

20 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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Trailer- Total Teen Health and Wellness

Total Teen Health and Wellness is a guide to parents to better understand various medical and mental health issues in their teenage children. Dr. Shanna Garza, the host and an Adolescent Medicine physician expert, provides helpful guidance and important education to parents of teens. Listen to learn more about what's ahead for Total Teen Health and Wellness.Follow this podcast on your favorite podcast listening app. Share it with other parents of teenagers and young adults who are interested in learning more about the health and wellness of their children.

2mins

6 Apr 2021

Rank #8