Youth & Adolescence

Acne

If you're almost a teen, chances are pretty good that you have some acne. About 80% of teens have acne, Acne is so common that it's considered a normal part of growing from a kid to an adult. But knowing that doesn't make it easier when you look in the mirror and see pimples on [...]
Youth & Adolescence

All About Menstruation

Girls at your age talk a lot about periods. But what exactly is a period and what makes it happen? Your first period is called menarche, your period is the 2 to 7 days that a girl or woman experiences menstrual flow --blood and tissue that leaves the body through the vagina-, to prevent this [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Boys and Puberty

As you grow up you will notice so many changes in your body, it is not a one event thing, your body will grow bigger, your voice cracks and your body hair distribution is different, these changes usually happens between the ages 9 and 14 years old, but note that this is individualized, every boy [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Healthy Eating

Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. Thus, healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Hygiene in puberty

During puberty many changes happen to your body, oil secretions increase in the skin and scalp, hair growth and distribution is different, sweating increase and you will notice your body odor! Let’s talk about the most frequent problems that you may encounter during this stage and how to deal with them. Oily Hair At this [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Puberty & Girls

Puberty is the name for the time when your body begins to develop and change as you move from kid to a lady. Yes it is about developing breasts ..During this time, your body will grow fast and many changes will happen. It usually starts between ages 8 and 13 years in girls this wide [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Sunburns

Sunburn results when the skin is exposed to more sun than its protective pigment melanin can handle it may only take 15 minutes of exposure for fair-skinned people to burn. Dark-skinned people can generally tolerate the sun for longer time, but regardless of skin type, repeated sun exposure leads to premature wrinkling of the skin [...]
Youth & Adolescence

Excessive Sweating

People who suffer from excessive sweating, in this condition the whole surface of the skin can be affected but usually it is limited to the palms of the hands, the soles of the feet, the armpits and the pubic area. Excessive sweating should be treated because sometimes the area becomes red, inflamed. What are the [...]