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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal For My 14yo To Get Upset Anytime She Has To Do Anything Without Me

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Is it normal for my 14yo to get upset anytime she has to do anything without me?

Is it normal for my 14yo to get upset anytime she has to do anything without me?

Yes: Most teens begin to pull away from parental involvement. Increasing dependence upon you suggest she is having trouble adjusting to something in her life. How is she doing academically? Socially? Does she feel threatened or bullied? Could she have been assaulted or molested? What are the family dynamics? Many factors need to be considered-make an appointment with her pediatrician today. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 14 year old girl who had not started her menses to get vagina discharge?

Is it normal for a 14 year old girl who had not started her menses to get vagina discharge?

Possibly: Many young women will begin to have a clear to grayish staining of their under ware reflecting a vaginal discharge. This is common during the months leading up to the first menstrual flow. It could also represent some vaginal irritation from another source. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could a 14 year old get fatter?

Can you tell me how could a 14 year old get fatter?

Does the 14 year old: Need to gain weight? Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups - but too heavy at age 14. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, . ...Read more

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I'm only 5'4, 110lbs and I'm a 14 year old Asian male how taller am I gonna get?

I'm only 5'4, 110lbs and I'm a 14 year old Asian male how taller am I gonna get?

Depends: your final adult height is basically predetermined by your genetics (barring any major health issues or nutritional deficiencies). Make sure you are eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting 9-10 hours of sleep per night. There are target height calculators online which can give you a possible height range based on your parent's height. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get my 14 year old sister to stop eating her buggers?

You can tell: your sister how this impacts you but you can't change other people's behavior. Although it is not considered socially acceptable - it is a fairly harmless behavior. Ultimately it will be her decision. ...Read more

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Can a 14 year old get appendix?

Can a 14 year old get appendix?

Appendix: Almost everyone is born with an appendix, and your 14 year old friend certainly would have an appendix. You may be wondering if any person with an appendix can get appendicitis and the answer is yes. ...Read more

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How to get cholesterol down 14 year old?

How to get cholesterol down 14 year old?

Hypercholesterolemia: Oatmeal is a great food to help naturally lower cholesterol. There are lots of great low calorie cookie recipes available online. Here's a link to one of them: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=325473 Of course, increase exercise, decrease fat intake and repeat fasting levels regularly. Some familial forms require medication, even in young people. ...Read more

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How to get cholesterol down on 14 year old?

How to get cholesterol down on 14 year old?

D and E: Diet and exercise are the backbone of cholesterol reduction. If the 14 year old has a familial condition with premature death in family members, drug therapy with a statin may be indicated. ...Read more