Articles in Category: Teen health

Mistakes Parents Make With Teens

on Friday, 17 February 2012. Posted in Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Treat your teen right and prevent rebellions

Mistakes Parents Make With Teens

Teenage is a very delicate phase of life and parenting is not an easy job and when it comes to teenagers. Know how to treat your teens so that they do not become rebellious and a constant cause of worry.

First Menstruation – Be There For Your Daughter

on Thursday, 22 March 2012. Posted in Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Starting with her periods can be a stressfulg phase; make it easy, be there for your daughter

First Menstruation – Be There For Your Daughter

The first few months of menstruation can be emotionally and physically stressful and confusing for your daughter; especially if she experiences common menstrual symptoms such as abdominal cramps and moodiness. 

Parental Tips On Handling Drug Addict Teenager

on Tuesday, 21 August 2012. Posted in Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Learn more on ways to best handle a teen with a drug problem

Parental Tips On Handling Drug Addict Teenager

Researchers state that teenagers are more susceptible to addiction, as at this age the pleasure centre in the brain is much more developed, than the centre responsible for making mature decisions. Hence it very necessary to keep a constant watch on your teenagers' habits, to keep a tab on how and with whom they socialize, and most importantly to discuss the ill-effects of doing drugs with them.

Common Teen Behavioral Problems Parents Must Understand

on Tuesday, 06 March 2012. Posted in Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Learn more about your teenagers behavioral changes and ways to tackle them

Common Teen Behavioral Problems Parents Must Understand

Children undergo a host of behavioral changes during teenage. As a parent, learn how to deal with them without causing a rift in the family.

Teenage is a tough phase, for both parents and children. While children battle the pressures of the society, their peers and the changes in their bodies and emotions; parents seem at loss with the sudden wall that builds up between them and their children. The trick is to identify teen behavioral issues and deal with them in the right manner. Read on for a brief guide on how to survive the teenage years of your kids successfully.
 

Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

on Monday, 09 January 2012. Posted in Know Your Vaccines, Editor's Pick, Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Has your teenager been administered all the necessary vaccines?

Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

Parents tend to follow their infant’s immunization schedule religiously; but often forget to follow up with their medical consultants if the same child needs immunization during the preteen and teenage years.

Vaccines are necessary in later years too. As the child grows older, the protection offered by childhood vaccines begins to wear and hence boosters are required for the same. Preteens and teens are also at higher risk for some infections, as they live in close contact with others in classrooms and dormitories and thus the need vaccination.