By Patricia Noonan-Walsh, Patricia Walsh, Tamar Heller
The 1st interdisciplinary ebook taking a contextual method of the constructing healthiness wishes of girls with highbrow disabilities. It considers the social, financial and political contexts of wellbeing and fitness promoting. Its concise yet entire proof base makes it a special, trustworthy resource for a large readership.
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Most appear to have regular menstrual cycles. A study of maturational rate of children with and without intellectual disabilities in Japan showed that children with intellectual disabilities did not differ in age at pubertal height spurt or at menarche (Lindgren & Katoda, 1993). 1 Protective and risk factors of health of women with ID. Protective Disease group Risk Low blood pressure Low use of alcohol Cardiac disease Low physical activity Use of depot progestagens as contraception Low occupational risk Low smoking frequency Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Passive smoking by care staff Medication by inhaler requires adequate technique Low smoking frequency Low occupational risk Lung cancer Passive smoking by care staff Low estrogen protects from certain types of breast cancer Breast cancer Hypogonadism Being childless No sexual intercourse Short menstrual life Low estrogen level Cervical cancer Poor hygiene Insufficient education on sexually transmitted diseases Obesity Osteoporosis Hypogonadism Anticonvulsants ± phenytoin and phenobarbitone Sedentary lifestyle or low physical activity Fractures Same as osteoporosis Epilepsy Low physical activity Amenorrhea and fertility problems Neuroleptic drug use Alzheimer's disease Down syndrome Higher endogenous estrogen levels of women with regular menses that are much closer to those found in the general population than had been presumed from earlier studies of institutionalized women (Goldstein, 1988).
65% of the Chlamydia infections). However, even symptom-free women may transmit their infections and, if untreated, may develop severe complications. Therefore preventative health care, such as Pap smear testing, is essential to find women with intellectual disabilities who may be asymptomatic carriers of STDs. It is important that women understand what may happen to them if they have unprotected sexual intercourse. Most women with intellectual disabilities may have limited verbal skills and low self-esteem: optimal teaching strategies will take into account their distinctive learning requirements.
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Health of Women with Intellectual Disabilities by Patricia Noonan-Walsh, Patricia Walsh, Tamar Heller