Teen Health

What kind of music does your teen listen to?

What kind of music does your teen listen to?

It is quite natural for any parent to worry about the effect of particular type of music on the mind of their teens. Following are some tips to help your teen to disengage from the bad influence of music without harming your relationship with... Read More

A teenage girl’s first gynaecology visit

A teenage girl’s first gynaecology visit

During the first visit, you can expect the gynaecologist to talk with you. You will be asked questions about your medical condition. Some of these may appear like personal questions, but they are important for the doctor to understand your... Read More

How to handle shyness in your teens?

How to handle shyness in your teens?

Shyness is the tendency to feel embarrassed, awkward or worried during social encounters, especially while meeting unfamiliar people. Shyness is usually accompanied by some physical sensations like blushing, sweating, feeling speechless or... Read More

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