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Health and Fitness

Being a teenager can be hard enough at the best of times, with worries about the opposite sex, skin problems, peer-pressure, and the demands of school or college. Concerns about weight and appearance is ...

Precocious Puberty

Precocious puberty is a term denoting the early onset of puberty in young children. Typically the physical signs of precocious puberty appear in boys before the age of nine and the ages of seven or eight ...

Acne: causes & treatments

Acne is a visible, distressing condition which can cause other health issues such as scarring and depression if left untreated. If someone is suffering from acne then it’s important to seek treatment, ...

Eating disorder: A new Problem

Eating disorders in teenagers are not a new problem. For years, young people have been falling prey to body image and control issues that lead to restricted eating patterns. There are many reasons, and ...

When Depression Turns To Cutting

Many teens experience depression and don’t know how to handle it other than cutting themselves. Friends and family should immediately recognize the sign of a cutter and get them help right away. ...

Coping With Teenage Depression

Depression among teens is a growing phenomenon that is beginning to spiral out of control. Access to social media such as facebook and twitter, and many reality T.V. shows, go a long way to adding to this ...

Is it ok to masturbate?

When teens go through puberty, their bodies are changing and their hormones are out of control. They begin to experience intense sexual feelings towards people of the opposite sex, or even the same sex. ...