Apr 11, 2014 · The most common autoimmune diseases in young adults. Nearly 5 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with some type of Lupus. Ninety percent are women, mostly ages 15 to 44. Lupus can manifest with many different symptoms, including sun sensitivity, joint pain, and kidney failure.Author: Dr Bonnie Feldman. Anxiety disorders, next to depression, are among the most common mental health disorders in young people. This can include phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). An estimated 10 percent of young people suffer from any of the above.
Feb 18, 2009 · Highlights of the findings on young adults include: Top cause of death: Unintentional injuries, which killed about 40 per 100,000 young adults in 2005. Smoking: 29% of men and 21% of women 18-29 smoke cigarettes as of 2006. Obesity: 24% of young adults are obese, and 28% more are overweight but not obese as of 2005-2006.Author: Miranda Hitti. Mar 10, 2017 · Adolescents and Young Adults. While sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect individuals of all ages, STDs take a particularly heavy toll on young people. CDC estimates that youth ages 15-24 make up just over one quarter of the sexually active population, but account for half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections.
Feb 02, 2017 · The answer is yes. Here are ten common chronic conditions adults 65+ on Medicare were treated for in 2015, and what you should know about each. Number 10: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 11 % of older adults were treated for COPD, a disease that includes two main conditions—emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Jun 15, 2018 · Like arthritis, osteoporosis is another common musculoskeletal disease that predominantly affects older adults. Approximately 10 percent of U.S. adults older than 50 have osteoporosis, and another 44 percent have low bone mass, as reported in the November 2014 issue of the "Journal of Bone and Mineral Research."Author: Norene Anderson.