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Teen Health Issues

Teen health advice and resources for parents of teens from puberty to depression, teen wellness to acne, teenagers have their own specific health issues. Parents of teens need to be aware so that they can help their teen deal with health issues and any problems that may come along. The articles and advice given here will help you understand symptoms and find any answers to your teen's health issues.
  1. ADD or ADHD in Teens
  2. Anorexia Nervosa
  3. Binge Eating
  4. Body Image (13)
  5. Bulimia Nervosa and Teens
  6. Contact Lenses (2)
  7. Diabetes and Teens - Help for Diabetic Teenagers
  8. Disabilities and Diseases (101)
  9. Healthy Diets and Nutrition for Teens
  10. Orthodontics and Braces (3)
  11. Plastic Surgery and Teens (2)
  12. Self-Injury
  13. Sports Injuries (19)
  14. Teen Acne Treatment and Prevention (11)
  15. Teen Depression
  16. Teen Eating Disorders
  17. Teen Mental Health Issues (41)
  18. Teen Pregnancy
  19. Teen Wellness (34)
  20. Teens Body Piercing Tattoos
  21. Tourette's Syndrome in Teens (2)
  22. Vegetarian Teen (3)

Summer Safety Checklist for Teens
Make sure you have these items on hand to prevent and treat summer injuries and illnesses.

Teen Mental Health: What Parents Need to Know
Learn more about teen mental health issues and the types of mental illness that can affect teens.

4 Tools to Help Your Obese Teen
Obesity is a major problem for many teens. Find out how to help an overweight teen get healthy.

When to Seek Mental Health Treatment for a Teen
Find out how to recognize signs that your teen may need professional help for mental health issues.

Common Mental Health Issues in Teens
All teens are susceptible to mental health problems. It's important for parents to be aware of the most common mental health issues teens face.

9 Types Anxiety Disorders Commonly Found in Teens
Find out what types of anxiety disorders commonly impact teens.

Quiz: Are you raising a healthy teen?
Teens eat junk food, they take too many risks and really do not care too much about their health. This is the nature of the stage, but parents can help their teen become a healthier and more aware person. Find out how healthy your teen is to start and then use our resources to go up from there.

Stress Test Screening Quiz
This teen stress test screening quiz will tell you if your teen needs to work on relaxtion techniques.

4 Steps to a Healthy Family Lifestyle
It falls to parents to learn what we can and try to implement it in our lives and the lives of our teens to be more healthy. Easy? No. Worth the effort? Yes. Here are five steps on how to implement a healthier lifestyle in your family.

Life Skills for Teens - Good Health and Hygiene Skills
In order for your teen to be happy while they live independently, they will need to be successful at keeping their bodies healthy and clean. These life skills are taught throughout your teen's childhood and adolescence by encouraging good hygiene routines and healthy habits.

Parenting Quiz on Body Image
Does your daughter have a healthy body image? Find out here.

Managing Teen Anger
Teens get angry like everyone else. Parents can help their teens learn how to manage their anger with these anger management techniques like learning how to use prevention, recognizing the warning signs and dealing with the consequences when necessary. Read our parenting advice and tips on anger management and teens here.

Teach Your Teen Son to Shave
Your teen son can start shaving his face as soon as the hair bothers you or him. Learn how to teach your teen to shave with this article.

Teach Your Teen Daughter to Shave
Article for parents and teens - How to Teach Your Teen Daughter to Shave.

Equipment Your Teen Needs to Ski
A look at the basic equipment your teen will need to start skiing.

Help Your Teen Shape a Healthy Body Image
Body Image, or how your teen sees their body is an important part of how they see themselves. Learn about body image and how you can help your teen be accepting of their physicality and looks.

Is your teenager capable of taking care of his/her own health issues?
Is your teenager capable of taking care of their own health issues?

Is your teenager capable of keeping a healthy hygiene routine without your help?
Is your teenager capable of keeping a healthy hygiene routine without your help?

3 Reasons to Encourage Your Teen to Do Breast Self Exams
Article for parents of teen daughters on encouraging breast self exams.

Parenting Tips - Teen Health - Replacing Contacts on Schedule
Organize when contacts need to be replaced, use a schedule.

Parenting Tips - Teen Health - 100 Percent Healthy Snacks Are Yucky
Parenting tips for parents of teens - 100 Percent Healthy Snacks Are Yucky

Parenting Tips - Teen Health - Before Every Orthodontic Appointment
Before Every Orthodontic Appointment tips

Parenting Tips - Teen Health - Make Good Food Snackable
Parenting tip on how to make good food snackable.

Body Image: Help your Teen Develop a Positive Body Image
Body image is an important issue for teen girls and boys. Help your teen develop a positive body image with these seven tips.

Does Your Daughter Have a Positive Body Image? How About Your Son?
Teenagers go through a lot of changes – both physical and mental – during puberty. Learn how to help your teen develop a positive body image.

Ten Signs Your Teenager is Burning Out
Burn out and teens: is your teenager stressed?

What is body image?
Body image is psychological in nature. Find out exactly what it is here.

Water Safety Tips
Water safety tips for the whole family.

Tans and Teens
Teach Your Teens the Benefits of Staying Out of the Sun

How to Deal with Stress
Tips on Teaching Your Teen How to Deal with Stress

Parenting Tips - Teen Health
Parenting tips for parents of teenagers and older children. Each tip has futher parenting resources.

Teen Health and Wellness
Here parents of teens will find resources to help them keep their teen healthy, deal with teen health issues and teach their teens good healthy habits.

What are the most current statistics of teenagers having plastic surgery done?
The most current statistics of teenagers having plastic surgery procedures done are listed here, sourced by the ASPS.

Her daughter's period is irregular, is that normal?
Teen Daughters Irregular Period Her daughter's period is irregular, is that normal? Our community of parents helps with this question.

Help Your Obese Teen Lose Weight
Reasons why parents need to help their obese teen lose weight and advice on helping your teen with their weight loss efforts.

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