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7 tips to deal with pubic acne

Many people think that acne at puberty is not cause for concern, but some young people who go through this stage disagree, as they can have a negative effect on their self-esteem, which makes this period more complicated than that in itself is for them. Read More

Adolescence with health thanks to vitamins

Vitamins are substances that the body needs to stay healthy. Some are stored in your body while others are stored in fruits and vegetables. Teenagers have different vitamin needs because of the changes their bodies are experiencing and the hectic pace of their lives. The best vitamins for teenagers Vitamin A Read More

Walking and pedaling to school improve cognition

Teenagers who walk or ride a bike to school perform better in tests of verbal and mathematical skills, according to a Spanish study. It was also discovered that the longer the trip, the better the performance in cognitive evaluations. Read More

Advice for the prevention of health after 10 years

At the beginning of the second decade of life, boys and girls experience the first physical, hormonal and emotional changes that will prepare them for the reproductive stage. Without a doubt, it is a good time to maintain a specific follow-up to health, to corroborate the optimal development of each pre-adolescent and to follow up on necessary treatments. Read More

Puberty starts earlier

Studies conducted in Denmark indicate that more girls, who are still studying in primary schools, begin the development stage called puberty earlier. The researchers involved found that the development of the breasts, today begins a year earlier on average than it started 20 years ago, to be more accurate at the age of 9 years and ten months. This is a significant change within the cultural context, since only a century ago, the average age to reach this stage was 15 years. Read More

The female hormones important in puberty

All the hormones necessary for the proper changes of development are present from birth, but only in pre-adolescence and adolescence is when they develop. The part responsible for initiating the development is in the brain and is called the hypothalamus. Read More

Menarca is the first menstruation

Menarca is the medical term of the first menstruation in a woman, that is to say the first ovulation which biologically indicates that your body is preparing to be a mother, physical, physiological and psychological changes occur. Read More

Puberty can be a very disconcerting stage

Puberty usually begins between 8 and 13 years of age in girls, and between 10 and 15 years in boys. It is the stage of physical and emotional changes. However, in some minors puberty begins sooner or later, so some still look like children while others become more adults. In the opinion of Nemours, one of the most important non-governmental organizations in the United States related to children's health, in the same way that hormones modify the exterior of the body of pubescents, they can also change their interior, at an emotional level. Girls and boys may feel confused or experience strong emotions they had never felt before. They probably Read More

Kleine-Levin syndrome forces sleep to excess

Louisa Ball can sleep up to 10 days continuously due to a strange neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). This is a strange case, because KLS usually affects male adolescents at the beginning of the second decade of life, who, in addition to presenting the somnolent state, also develop other associated symptoms such as inappropriate behaviors and excessive interest in sex. Read More

A small grain that causes a huge impact

It is the most frequent dermatosis and appears in 85% of the population. 10% will be of medium intensity and 1% can leave disfiguring or unsightly scars. Acne is a disease that affects the sebaceous glands and, in addition to its impact on the physical level, can have repercussions on the psychic, emotional and social. What is the cause of acne? The exact cause of acne is not known. Doctors believe that these factors may have some incidence: Read More

Vitamins for boys and girls students

In general, vitamins are essential for everyone. If you are a student, an athlete, a mother, or a baby, you will need vitamins to facilitate the proper functioning of your body. However, the type and amount of vitamins that should be taken will depend on age and activities. So for students, here are some tips you need to know: 1. Know what you need Read More