Articles in Category: Teen health
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.
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.
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.