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Best Exercises To Increase Height After Puberty by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Aug 2010 4:41am < p>One of the greatest things about going through puberty is all the changes our bodies go via. Most individuals dread these modifications as they’re happening to us, but once it’s over — we’re left wanting more. Very few of us ever grow as tall as we would like and lets face it: Society does place a particular amount of im ... Read on »
International Endocrine Society: Block Puberty in Kids with Gender Questions by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:01pm 1 Comment Things continue to go from the strange, to the surreal. The International Endocrine Society is advocating that drugs be given to children with gender identity questions to block puberty, which is already done in some places. From the story: Transsexual children as young as 12 should be given drugs to postpone pube ... Read on »
Medical problems relating to puberty and growth by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 17 Jan 2012 6:31am This article discusses the common types of growth and puberty disorders in children and adolescents. This will be of help to any parents, or children, who are concerned about rates of normal growth and puberty. People come in all shapes and sizes, and in the majority of ca ... Read on »
High-Fat Diet During Puberty Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 7:23am Puberty is a critical developmental stage of life during which many changes take place, including changes in breast tissue.  Breast tissue changes include the development and growth of ducts and glandular tissue, structures that can be sensitive to many environmental and dietary factors. New breast cancer research from Michigan State Univers ... Read on »
Early puberty: what are the signs? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 18 May 2012 9:38am Early puberty, also known as ‘precocious’ puberty is defined as the physical changes associated with puberty starting before the age of eight years in a girl and nine years in a boy. How can you know if your child has started undertaking these changes, what are the signs, and can anythi ... Read on »
Puberty and Body Image: Can a Fit Mom be a Positive Influence? by Kara Douglass Thom Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Aug 2012 12:00am My twin daughters turn nine tomorrow. This feels like a significant birthday ever since I read somewhere--on the Internet, so it must be true--that age nine marks the start of being a "tween." I'm certain that the label "tween" is relatively new and a term that allows marketers to target our little girls with products and strategies at ever ... Read on »
Countdown to Puberty: Advice for Single Dads [Guest Post] by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:09pm This Guest post is by  Tara Harrington and Susanne Marcotte-Carroll,two Registered Nurses who each have three children and created the Changes ™ Period Kit for Girls. Countdown to Puberty: Advice for Single Dads. It’s no secret that while raising a child is a fantastic experience, it can have its lea ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial male-limited precocious puberty by Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 9:47am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is familial male-limited precocious puberty? Familial male-limited precocious puberty is a con ... Read on »
Menopause: Puberty to The Tenth Power by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:25pm Let me just say, for the record, that we Venuses have been on this planet long enough to realize in our very cells that life is not fair. But we also recognize that there are depths to some of the unfairness that need to be plumbed. One of the deep injustices of particular concern to us has to be the difference between puber ... Read on »
Puberty – An Emotional Ride For Us All by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 18 Feb 2014 7:10pm Often enough, puberty is an awkward time for both girls and boys. Hormones are raging, sending us on an emotional roller coaster. Hair begins to grow everywhere, and worst of all.. pimples! They start showing up all over the place! For some, it may seem like our world has come crashing down around us. For others, those lucky tweens and teens, i ... Read on »