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Teal Awareness Ribbon

The color teal is associated with meanings of refreshing, feminine, calming, sophisticated, energy, wisdom, serenity, wholeness, creativity, emotional balance, good luck, spiritual grounding, friendship, love, joy, tranquility, patience, intuition, and loyalty

These some of what the teal awareness ribbon represent.

January

Cervical Cancer 

Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix grow out of control. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

February

Ectodermal Dysplasias

Ectodermal dysplasias is a group of conditions in which there is abnormal development of the skin, hair, nails, teeth, or sweat glands

May

Anxiety Disorder 

anxiety disorder refers to specific psychiatric disorders that involve extreme fear or worry, and includes generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder and panic attacks, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, selective mutism, separation anxiety, and specific phobias.

Food Allergies 

Food allergy is an abnormal response to a food triggered by your body’s immune system.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

PSP is a rare brain disorder that causes serious and progressive problems with gait and balance, as well as eye movement and thinking problems

June

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are responsible for breathing and moving parts of the body, including the arms and legs

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) 

PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. 

July

Fragile X Syndrome 

Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a range of developmental problems including learning disabilities and cognitive impairment

September

Ovarian Cancer 

Ovarian cancers are epithelial tumors. Stromal tumors, which begin in the ovarian tissue that contains hormone-producing cells. 

Polycystic Kidney Disease 

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited kidney disorder. It causes fluid-filled cysts to form in the kidneys. 

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome awareness (PCOS)

October

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over.

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