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Doctor insights on: Chemical Imbalance In Teens

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What are the causes of hormone imbalance in teens?

What are the causes of hormone imbalance in teens?

Ovaries: Depends what type of hormone imbalance you are talking about. Often times the ovaries don't make teheproper amounts of estrogen and or progesterone, so teens can commonly have irregular periods, you can do hormone blood tests and if nothing is out of the

ordinary (like low thyroid, etc.) the teen can be cycled on low dose birth control pills to regulate the cycles. ...Read more

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Is nutrition to teens imporant?

Is nutrition to teens imporant?

Extremely: Nutrition is extremely important to teens. Their bodies and brains are still growing! In fact kids gain about 20% of adult height and 50% of adult weight during adolescence. Adolescent boys need 2, 500-2, 800 per day, while girls need around 2, 200 per day -- provided in the form of lean protein, low-fat dairy, whole grains, and fruits and veggies. Make junk food "alternatives" like baked fries. ...Read more

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Why do teens bully other teens?

Why do teens bully other teens?

Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. And yes, it can continue into adult life. Tell someone you know and trust about the bullying. Keeping it inside does no good. ...Read more

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At what age do teens stop growing?

Puberty decides: Every teenager is different but they all go through the same basic stages of puberty. These stages are often referred to as tanner stages (also referred to as sexual maturity level). Stage I is seen before puberty starts and stage v is when you have full adult characteristics. Once you are at stage v you are unlikely to grow any taller. Typically this is at ~15-16 for girls and ~16-17 for boys. ...Read more

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Should teens use the diet plans on tv?

Should teens use the diet plans on tv?

No: Teens should not be on diets. They should learn how to eat healthy and stay physically active. Diets are damaging because they almost always ultimately fail with weight being gained back. Take the teen to a nutritionist. ...Read more

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How are teens getting a hold of drugs!?

How are teens getting a hold of drugs!?

Medicine Cabinet: Unfortunately, one of the most common ways teens get a hold of drugs is to open the medicine cabinet at home. Prescription drugs are among the most commonly abused drugs taken by teenagers. ...Read more

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Does exercise increase a teens height?

Does exercise increase a teens height?

Exercise does not: Increase height but it does help w/overall health. Stay healthy, neat, clean, polite, and be your best self. This will be more helpful in happiness than height. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for teens?

What are some good exercises for teens?

SIMPLE: ANY: Any exercise that you like and will stick with is a good excercise. Overall swimming is good for all ages and body types. If you are not a swimmer, then an 'elliptical trainer' is easy on the joints and is better than running. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do teens know they are ready for sex?

How do teens know they are ready for sex?

Most aren't: This is a bit of a loaded question, since most teens are not emotionally ready for sex. The guys have no idea what sex means to the girls, and the girls may or may not have a good idea of what sex entails, and neither really understands the risks involved. For a teen to be "ready", they have to have a good understanding of the risk, how to be safe, and a thorough discussion of the emotional side. ...Read more

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Why do males get horniest in their teens?

Why do males get horniest in their teens?

Hormones: As the pituitary and adrenal glands mature in the pre-teen and teen years, testosterone is produced by the testicles and many changes occur. Facial hair grows, the voice deepens, the penis elongates, the testicles grow and muscles get bigger. Testosterone causes the sex drive and sexual desire and stimulation. It is probably never higher than in the teen years. ...Read more

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What is the most effective diet for teens?

What is the most effective diet for teens?

Set achievable goals: Successful dieting requires that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals & small milestones are good. He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is usually unsuccessful. One can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and he will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 50-100 pounds/year! ...Read more

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Erovit t is it good for teens who is studing?

Erovit t is it good for teens who is studing?

Pycnogenol is back!: It has to have been over 25 years since this extract of pine bark was first marketed as a medication for adhd. Then, it was primarily from germany; now france produces a large amount of it, allegedly for all sorts of ailments. There were no studies showing efficacy for adhd then ; there are still none. Sorry! Look for answers to questions on ht re: how to increase your study skills behaviorally. ...Read more

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How do you help teens discover their identity?

Encouragement: Encouragement and creativity are important for teens to recognize themselves. They often get bogged down in trying to be "acceptable" to their friends or being like everyone else (from what they see and hear in the media). Having interests and developing talents take time. Learning what a teen likes (by listening without judgment rather than talking) and their frustrations can be quite helpful. ...Read more

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Are there any health-related concerns of teens?

Are there any health-related concerns of teens?

Yes: Alcohol, drug and nicotine abuse are number one. Depression and suicide are important issues. Inappropriate sexual behavior with consequent std are a major concern. Motor vehicle accidents and deaths are also an important health hazard. Perhaps the most important health issue these days is teenage obesity. ...Read more

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How do you feel about teens shaving down there?

How do you feel about teens shaving down there?

Personal: If it makes you feel better about yourself and you are safe with what you are doing and are not obscessed with it, then do your thing. Watch for nicking and cutting and skin rash and infections. If it is you, then be you. Don't worry about it and don't sweat it. It is personal, plain and simple. ...Read more

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They said teens cannot waer contacts is it true?

They said teens cannot waer contacts is it true?

No: Age is not as important as maturity in this case. Contact lenses, while very liberating, can be dangerous if not worn and cared for appropriately. You must be able to insert them and take them out daily, clean them regularly and follow all your doctor's directions - including keeping scheduled appointments. As long as you can do that, a child of any age can potentially wear them. ...Read more

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Is the natural green cleanse safe for teens to do?

No way: An emphatic no! A teen should not consider a cleansing and secondly we don't know the lasting effects of natural green can be on t.He body. ...Read more

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When are accidents most likely to happen to teens?

When are accidents most likely to happen to teens?

When they are tired: Teens, like all people, are more accident prone when they are tired. The difference is that because teens often feel that they are invincible, they often 'push the envelope' more often than adults and also may be less inclined to get adequate sleep compared to many adults. ...Read more

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Is the multi-blade cartridge ok for shaving teens?

Yes: These provide a close shave with less pulling and effort as the blades complement each other in the removal of the hair. So they are gentler. ...Read more

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Why do I feel such a strong connection with teens?

Why do I feel such a strong connection with teens?

Not sure: What type of connection do you mean? Wanting to help them like as a teacher or counselor can be healthy, especially if you went through some difficult times as a teen yourself. If you at 35 are sexually drawn to teens, best be careful -- and consider seeing a psychotherapist about this. It would not be healthy and depending on age of teen, illegal. ...Read more

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I'm in my teens will I be asked for id or anything?

Maybe: Certain things require identification, even as a teen. Anything with a lawfully-set age limit (rated r movies, some night clubs, certain products like tobacco, lottery tickets, energy drinks, spray paint, etc.) will require an id. Sometimes you may also be asked for identification before boarding an airplane or traveling outside the country. ...Read more

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What are some weekly gym weights routine for teens?

What are some weekly gym weights routine for teens?

Isometrics: We better than weights until growth plates are closed. ...Read more

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Can you suggest an exercise speeds up growth in teens?

Can you suggest an exercise speeds up growth in teens?

There are none.: There is no exercise to speed up growth. Eating healthily and keeping active and sleeping well will help a teen achieve his growth potential, but otherwise there is no exercise to help. ...Read more

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Is being perverted a stage that teens go through or no?

Is being perverted a stage that teens go through or no?

Tough Definition: That is a difficult question to answer, because it depends on your definition of "perverted." all teenagers are naturally curious about their sexuality (and sexual issues in general) as they grow and develop. If a teenager seems to show a proclivity towards discussing or mentioning sexuality, this can be natural. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good self improvement books for teens?

Can you suggest some good self improvement books for teens?

Yes: Depends on what you intend to improve...
Some of my favorites include The Five love Languages by Chapman: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective teens: Almost anything by Joyce Meyer...If you can be more specific, there are other books I can suggest. Self improvement really comes from loving yourself and others... ...Read more

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How can eating with your family improve a teens well being?

Family Relations: Teens do much better with close relationships to family members, you may not feel like talking or being with your family but it is truly consistent that when you are in connection to them your teen years will be better as their love, support and wisdom are needed by every teenager. Best. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens during a physical for teens?

Physical exam: During most teen physicals the doctor will interview the patient both in the presence of the parent and without the parent to screen for things like depression, sleep disorders, school problems, drug use, sexual activity, etc. The doctor will examine the teen checking all body parts, assessing for scoliosis, hernias (boys), fitness, irregular heart beats. We want to check that all is well. ...Read more

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My wife has female problems. What should we tell our teens?

My wife has female problems. What should we tell our teens?

The truth: You don't necessarily have to go into all the details, but trying to hide things from them, generally doesn't end well. An honest, upfront discussion about the situation will be best for all involved. ...Read more