High Blood Pressure: Adolescent Hypertension | Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital

We always thought that high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension was the disease of the adults, mainly elderly, didn't we? With a sedentary lifestyle, decreased physical activity and increasing stress seen in adolescents, and with a growing epidemic of obesity in adolescents, high blood pressure in adolescents is now an alarming health problem that should not be overlooked. A high BP in adolescents is correlates with increased chances of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases in adulthood.

PCOS(Polycystic ovary syndrome): PCOS in Adolescence | Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common female reproductive disorder that often manifests during adolescence and is associated with disruptions in health-related quality of life. It had been so far considered to be a disease of adult females presenting with infertility. In recent times though, with industrialisation and stressful urban lifestyle, we are increasingly finding young adolescent girls presenting with PCOS.