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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Peer Pressure And Teenage Girls

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What are the side effects of unbalanced hormones in teen years?

What are the side effects of unbalanced hormones in teen years?

Mood swings: Is the most obvious as ire irregular periods, severe dysmenorrhea (bad cramps and painful periods). The #1 treatment for me that I have repeated success in balancing hormones is acupuncture and chinese medicine. Consult a practitioner in your area. ...Read more

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Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Yes: A high percentage of obese children develop medical problems like diabetes early in the adulthood. Parents of obese children should focus on increasing the child's physical activity and limiting access to unhealthy foods. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcoholism on children and youth, physiologically speaking?

What are the effects of alcoholism on children and youth, physiologically speaking?

Many: Low self Esteem, Guilt and Despair, feelings of abandonment, chronic depression, anxiety and stress. Often children of alcoholics are physically and emotionally abused. ...Read more

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Do energy drinks effect the growth of a teenage Penis?

Do energy drinks effect the growth of a teenage Penis?

No!: "Energy" drinks have a lot of caffeine in them. They are not growth promoters! Enough said! ...Read more

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Hand practice for males...does hand job for males for mastburation effects the penis? Are there any side effects of continous mastburation in males?

Hand practice for males...does hand job for males for mastburation effects the penis? Are there any side effects of continous mastburation in males?

No worry.: Remember that saying: "If masturbation lead to hair loss, just about everyone on the planet would be bald". Shouldn't be any problem. However, moderation is the key. Rec.: If concerned check with your physician to address specific needs. Take care. ...Read more

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Does masturbation done in teenage effect the adult height?

Does masturbation done in teenage effect the adult height?

No: This is a particularly cruel piece of disinformation used to frighten teenagers. I'm sorry that there are people in the world who will try to manipulate you in this way. Talk with your personal physician about your changing body -- or maybe even your same-sex parent. ...Read more

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Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

150-175: Depending on your buold somewhere between 150-175 pounds. ...Read more

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What are the effects of occasional marijuana use on a developing teenagers brain?

What are the effects of occasional marijuana use on a developing teenagers brain?

Risk mental illness: Research results seem to show that marijuana (pot, mj) can start a person's schizophrenia sooner than if he did not use mj. A teenager (with a brain, neurotransmitters, & receptors not fully developed), especially with a family history of schizophrenia or psychosis, should know his family history and avoid experimenting with mj or other illegal drugs that might have a similar effect on the brain. ...Read more

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Side effects of over masturbation in females?

Side effects of over masturbation in females?

How do you define: "over masturbation"? Masturbation is a normal activity in all animals, including humans. You might want to examine your beliefs about sexual activity. A good book on the subject is : http://www.Amazon.Com/masturbation-the-history-great-terror/dp/0312224435/ref=sr_1_2?Ie=utf8;qid=1396193485;sr=8-2;keywords=history+of+masturbation be well! ...Read more

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Recent research on bisphenol-a and development of prolactinoma in young men? Are more young men showing up with prolactinomas these days?

Recent research on bisphenol-a and development of prolactinoma in young men? Are more young men showing up with prolactinomas these days?

Not in my practice.: Bpa acts as a weak estrogen and it is known that estrogen increases prolactinomas. Prolactinomas are a fairly common endocrine disease, but there is currently no real evidence that there is an increased incidence of the disease. It is also difficult to determine because of better lab tests and imaging studies which means we might just be able to find them better. ...Read more

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Is penis size and gynecomastia (grade 7) related, in growth and development?

Is penis size and gynecomastia (grade 7) related, in growth and development?

Gynecomastia: Yes they can be related, however without more information any answer here would be vague. It is very common to have small breast buds as boys pass through the early stages of puberty. As testosterone level rises in later stages it usually goes away. The testosterone will also promote penis growth. Determining if things are "normal" depends on exam of growth rate, testicular size, pubic hair etc.. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the effects and/or impacts of drugs and alcohol on teenage education/learning?

Can you please describe the effects and/or impacts of drugs and alcohol on teenage education/learning?

They distract from : It. The words teenager, alcohol & drugs shouldn't even be in the same sentence. Teen- anon incorporates 12 step philosophy from alcoholics anonymous & narcotics anonymous. Any teen who is drinking alcoholic needs assistance. ...Read more

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How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

Addictive: Since many who start never stop, the younger they are the longer they'll be damaging all the cells in their body. Some cells are just not going to function as well w/ inflammation - some may begin a process toward malignancy. The circulatory system is also stressed. The clearest mental issues are the habit and any guilty feelings. It's expensive too! ...Read more

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What are the effects of diet and exercise on growth and development?

What are the effects of diet and exercise on growth and development?

Diet and exercise: Good diet and exercise patterns will facilitate growth and development. Inadequate diet and exercise will have the other effects and inadequate nutrition especially can cause severe growth and developmental deficiencies. ...Read more

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What kinds of effects does asperger's syndrome have on teens and adults?

What kinds of effects does asperger's syndrome have on teens and adults?

Asperger's syndrome : Problems range from very mild if the syndrome is mild, to severe. In teenage years, peers will start to see the asperger's child as "wierd" or "different" as they themselves change from children (who are generally accepting of everybody) to teens who are much more conscious of "normal" and "abnormal." adult function is based on severity of disorder + psychological effects of their growth & dev. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcohol and caffeine on male and female fertility?

What are the effects of alcohol and caffeine on male and female fertility?

Caffeine = none: Am not aware of any effects of caffeine on fertility. Alcohol, in more than modest doses (1 drink/day in women, 2 drinks/day in men) can reduce both testosterone and estrogen levels, causing reduced sperm counts and sperm that don't move properly, and do not look normal. In women, reduced periods and lower fertility occur. Use of alcohol in pregnancy can result in profound damage to babies. ...Read more

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Do children and adolescents have differential response rates in placebo-controlled trials of fluoxetine?

Do children and adolescents have differential response rates in placebo-controlled trials of fluoxetine?

Don't know: I don't know about placebo controlled trials and the response rates. I know that in most cases of children and teens that i treat with fluoxetine, there is dramatic improvement in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more