Teen Information

Obesity - diet and exercise

Obesity in children is a common complaint and has grown considerably in recent years. It is easiest to recognize but difficult to treat. Unhealthy weight gain due to excessive fat intake and lack of exercise may lead to obese adults unless children adopt healthier food intake and active lifestyle.


Anxiety is a very common disorder and is a normal reaction to stress though some teens react much more strongly to stress than others. When anxiety causes distress or interference in daily life and has lasted enough to be considered as problem that requires immediate intervention

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder of women in which women’s hormone is out of balance. This may lead to irregular periods and getting pregnant may become difficult. Generally, most women develop small cysts that are not harmful but may lead to hormone imbalance. Hormone imbalance can lead to serious complications such as diabetes, acne and extra facial or body hair

Physical and Emotional Development

Every child’s social development is different, during adolescence a child passes through many physical and emotional changes. Physical changes include breast development, growth of pubic and body hair, starts of periods etc. however, during emotional changes the child shows strong feelings and intense emotions at different times, mood swing becomes unpredictable and they become more self-conscious

Menstrual Cycle

During adolescence the women’s body goes through number of changes and one of the most important changes is menstrual cycle or periods. This is also known as menstrual bleeding or menstrual period that a woman may have from early teen till menopause or around 50 years of age. Menstrual cycle may be associated with or without pain, any irregular cycles; symptoms should be discussed with doctors

Mood Swings

Mood swings are normal during the teen years; they are part of transition to adulthood. Teenagers in the process of establishing their own identity and expressing their individuality show strong feelings and intense emotions at different times. A lot has been attributed to confusion and conflict that leads to anxiety and stress from issues related to physical changes, school obligations, peer pressure, busy schedule and self-consciousness