Teen Health

Menstrual problems in adolescent girls

Menstrual problems in adolescent girls

After a young girl has her first period (called as Menarche), it is not uncommon for her to have many questions and concerns about her menstrual cycle. Many young girls and their parents have difficulty in understanding what is normal and what is... Read More

Benefits of playing sports

Benefits of playing sports

The benefits of playing sports are manifold. Sports enhance a feel good response, self-confidence, promotes physical and mental well-being, and prevent from... Read More

Are you aware of date rape?

Are you aware of date rape?

Date rape is defined as any instance wherein a woman is forcibly raped by a friend/colleague or a stranger during a voluntary social engagement despite verbal refusals, physical resistance, denials or pleas to stop the... Read More

When Should You Invade Your Teen’s Privacy?

When Should You Invade Your Teen’s Privacy?

Teenage is an important period in the life of your child because of the many physical and emotional changes that happen during this period. You may notice that your teen starts to need more privacy, which is a normal part of development that plays a positive role in their continued personal... Read More

Sexting behaviour in teens

Sexting behaviour in teens

Sexting (or "sex texting") is the act of sending or receiving sexually explicit photos, sexually suggestive images, messages, voicemails, IM’s (Instant Messenger Computing), videos via a cell phone, computer, the internet, webcam, etc.... Read More

Mental illness in teens

Mental illness in teens

Teenage is a phase of life between 13-19 years where several physical, hormonal and behavioural changes occur. Mood swings, anger, engaging in sex, alcohol abuse, etc. are quite common in teens. But, these behaviours can often mislead in diagnosing the underlying mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and other emotional difficulties.... Read More