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                    Teen Health
                    Learn about teen health
                                                     Acne. Bullying. Depression. Being a teenager can be tough. Whether you're a teen or a parent, it’s
                                                     smart to learn all you can about teen health issues. Our Learning Centre is a great place to start.

                                                     Teens can get help with decisions or find how-to tips in topics such as:

                                                         Fitness: Getting and Staying Active.

                                                         Quitting Smoking.

                                                                           Headaches: M anaging Headaches.


                                                                           Acne: Should I See M y Doctor?


                    Parents can find information about common concerns in topics such as:

                              Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.


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                              Growth and Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years.

                              Talking With Your Child About Sex.

                                               Substance Abuse: Dealing With Teen Substance Use.




                        Health Topics
                       Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older
                       Acne
                       ADHD and Hyperactivity
                       ADHD M edicines: Suicide Warning for Strattera
                       ADHD M yths and Facts
                       ADHD: Other Conditions With Similar Symptoms
                       ADHD: Social Skills Training
                       ADHD: Tests for Other Disorders
                       Adolescent Sensory and M otor Development
                       Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
                       Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
                       Allergy Kit
                       Anabolic Steroid Abuse
                       Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behaviour
                       Anorexia Complications
                       Anorexia Nervosa
                       Anorexia: Help for Family M embers
                       Anorexia: Learning New Eating Behaviours
                       Anorexia: Learning to Trust Others
                       Anorexia: Other Health Problems That M ay Occur
                       Antihistamines
                       Anxiety
                       Asperger's Syndrome
                       Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
                       Asthma Action Plan

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                       Asthma Diary
                       Asthma in Teens and Adults
                       Asthma: Educating Yourself and Your Child
                       Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled M edicines
                       Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
                       Autism
                       Autism: Behavioural Training and M anagement
                       Back Pain in Children and Teenagers
                       Basic Dental Care
                       Behaviour Rating Scales for ADHD
                       Behaviour Therapy for ADHD
                       Binge Eating Disorder
                       Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
                       Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That M ay Occur
                       Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
                       Bipolar Disorder: Helping Someone During a M anic Episode
                       Birth Control
                       Bone Remodeling for M alocclusion
                       Brace (Orthotic) Treatment for Scoliosis
                       Breast-Feeding as Birth Control
                       Bulimia Nervosa
                       Bulimia: M isuse of Ipecac Syrup
                       Bulimia: Overuse of Laxatives
                       Bullying
                       Bullying: Building a Child's Self-Esteem
                       Bullying: How to Help Your Child Who Bullies
                       Bullying: Signs a Child Is Bullied
                       Celiac Disease
                       Cerebral Palsy
                       Cerebral Palsy: Controversial Treatments
                       Child Abuse and Neglect
                       Child Abuse: Emotional Abuse by Parents
                       Children and M alaria: Reducing the Risk
                       Children's Camps
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                       Chlamydia
                       Choking Rescue Procedure (Heimlich M anoeuvre)
                       Classification of Juvenile Arthritis
                       Cocaine
                       Cognitive Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years
                       Colds
                       Comparing Symptoms of Normal M oodiness With Depression in Children
                       Complications From Klinefelter Syndrome
                       Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Depression in Children and Teens
                       Constipation, Age 12 and Older
                       Coughs, Age 12 and Older
                       Cuts
                       Date Rape Drugs
                       Dehydration: Drinking Extra Fluids
                       Dental Checkups for Children and Adults
                       Dental Sealants
                       Depression in Children and Teens
                       Diabetes: Urine Test for Sugar
                       Diabetes: When to Test Your Child's Blood Sugar
                       Diarrhea, Age 12 and Older
                       Differences Between ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Children
                       Domestic Violence
                       Domestic Violence: Checklist of Things to Take When You Leave
                       Domestic Violence: Getting a Protective Order
                       Down Syndrome
                       Dyslexia
                       Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
                       Ear Problems: Changes in Air Pressure
                       Early Disease Detection
                       Early Treatment for M alocclusion
                       Eating Disorders: Avoiding Guilt and Self-Blame
                       Eating Disorders: Cultural and Social Factors
                       Eating Disorders: M alnutrition Tests
                       Eating Disorders: Personality Traits That Put You At Risk
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                       Ecstasy (M DM A)
                       Emotional and Social Development, Ages 11 to 14 Years
                       Emotional and Social Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years
                       Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Infections
                       Family Life Cycle
                       Family M eetings
                       Family Therapy for Depression in Children
                       Feeding Your Child Using Division of Responsibility
                       Feeling Depressed
                       Fever, Age 12 and Older
                       Fitness: Getting and Staying Active
                       Flouride During Childhood
                       Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)
                       Getting Enough Calcium and Vitamin D
                       Gonorrhea
                       Growth and Development, Ages 11 to 14 Years
                       Growth and Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years
                       Gynecomastia
                       Head Injury, Age 4 and Older
                       Health Canada and FDA Advisories for Antidepressants
                       Health Risks Related to Spit Tobacco (Chewing Tobacco or Snuff)
                       Healthy Attitudes Toward Food and Exercise
                       Healthy Eating for Children
                       Healthy Eating in Children: Problems Caused by Poor Nutrition
                       Healthy Habits for Kids
                       Help Your Working Teen Balance Responsibilities and Set Priorities
                       Helping Children During Immunizations
                       Helping the Overweight Child
                       Helping Your Teen Become a Safe Driver
                       Heroin
                       Hip Injuries, Age 12 and Older
                       Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
                       How Adolescent Thinking Develops
                       How to Use a M ale Condom
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                       Hypothyroidism in Infants, Children, and Teens
                       Immunization Safety
                       Immunizations
                       Immunizations: Questions Parents Ask
                       Importance of Immunizations
                       Improving Your Child's Fitness
                       Infectious M ononucleosis
                       Inguinal Hernia: Surgery in Children
                       Inhalant Abuse
                       Insulin Resistance
                       Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?
                       Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Affect Your Lifespan?
                       Interactive Tool: How M uch Is Smoking Costing You?
                       Interactive Tool: What Is Your Child's BM I?
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Adult Treatments That M ay Be Used in Children
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Balancing Rest and Activity
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Deciding About Total Joint Replacement
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Features of DM ARD and SSARD Drugs
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Growth Problems
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Inflammatory Eye Disease
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Range-of-M otion Exercises
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: School Partners
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Serial Casting
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Stretching and Strengthening Exercises
                       Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Treatment With Heat, Cold, or Water
                       Klinefelter Syndrome
                       Low Blood Sugar: Emergency Care for a Child
                       LSD
                       M aking the M ost of Your Appointment
                       M alocclusion and Orthodontics
                       M arijuana
                       M edical Checkups for Adolescents
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                       M enarche
                       M enstrual Cramps
                       M enstruation: Not Having a Period by Age 15
                       M ethamphetamine
                       M olluscum Contagiosum
                       M onitoring Asthma Treatment
                       M outh Breathing and M alocclusion
                       M outh Guards for Sports
                       Nail Problems and Injuries
                       Narcotics Anonymous
                       Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older
                       Non-Prescription Products for Weight Loss
                       Non-Prescription Sleep M edicines
                       Non-Verbal Learning Disorder
                       Normal M enstrual Cycle
                       Omalizumab for Asthma
                       Overweight Child: Evaluating Nutrition and Activity Patterns
                       Overweight Children: M edical Evaluation
                       Pediatric Preparation for M edical Tests
                       Pervasive Developmental Disorders
                       Physical Abuse
                       Physical Abuse: Common Injuries in Children
                       Physical Activity for Children and Teens
                       Physical Development, Ages 11 to 14 Years
                       Physical Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years
                       Positive Thinking With Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
                       Preventing Choking
                       Protecting Your Skin From the Sun
                       Questions About Inguinal Hernia Surgery
                       Questions Your Doctor M ay Ask Before Prescribing M edicine for Depression in Children and Teens
                       Quick Tips: Giving Over-the-Counter M edicines to Children
                       Quick Tips: Helping Your Child Stay Safe and Healthy
                       Quick Tips: What to Do When You Crave Nicotine
                       Quitting Smoking
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                       Quitting Smoking: Temptations and Cravings
                       Rash, Age 12 and Older
                       Recognizing and Developing Your Children's Special Talents
                       Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older
                       Reye Syndrome
                       Safe Sex
                       Scoliosis
                       Scrapes
                       Sexual Abuse: Signs in Children
                       Sexually Transmitted Infections: Treatment
                       Signs of Substance Abuse
                       Sleep and Your Body Clock
                       Sleep Problems, Age 12 and Older
                       Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
                       Social Anxiety Disorder
                       Sore Throat
                       Stress in Children and Teens
                       Stress Relief and Relaxation
                       Suicidal Thoughts or Threats
                       Sunburn
                       Supporting Someone With an Eating Disorder
                       Symptoms of Depression in Children
                       Symptoms of Ear Infection
                       Talking With Your Child About Sex
                       Tattoo Problems
                       Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse
                       Teen Smokers: Reasons to Quit
                       Teen Substance Abuse: Choosing a Treatment Program
                       Teen Substance Abuse: M aking a Contract With Your Teen
                       Teen Substance Abuse: Signs at Home
                       Teen Substance Abuse: Signs at School
                       Teen Substance Abuse: Signs in Your Teen's Friendships
                       Teenage Sleep Patterns
                       Tips for Parents of Teens
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                       Tobacco Use in Teens
                       Topiramate for Binge Eating Disorder
                       Tourette's Disorder
                       Treatment for M alocclusion
                       Type 1 Diabetes: Living With the Disease
                       Type 2 Diabetes
                       Type 2 Diabetes in Children
                       Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Children
                       Types of M alocclusion
                       Unproven Treatments for Autism
                       Urinary Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
                       Urinary Tract Infections in Teens and Adults
                       Vegetarian Diets
                       Violent Behaviour
                       Warning Signs of Suicide in Children and Teens
                       Warts and Plantar Warts
                       Weight M anagement
                       Well-Child Visits
                       When to Treat M alocclusion
                       Your Teen's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


                        Medical Tests
                       Stool Analysis
                       Testicular Examination and Testicular Self-Examination (TSE)
                       Urine Test


                        Medications
                       Antihypertensives for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
                       Antimalarials for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       Antipsychotics for Child and Teen Bipolar Disorder
                       Atomoxetine (Strattera) for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
                       Azelaic Acid for Acne
                       Biologics for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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                       Corticosteroids for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       Isotretinoin for Acne
                       Leukotriene Pathway M odifiers for Long-Term Control of Asthma
                       M ethadone for Drug Abuse
                       M ethotrexate for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       M ood Stabilizers for Child and Teen Bipolar Disorder
                       Nicotine replacement therapy for quitting tobacco
                       Phenazopyridine for Urinary Symptoms
                       Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Depression in Children and Teens
                       Stimulants for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
                       Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
                       Topical Retinoid M edicines for Acne


                        Make a Wise Decision
                       Acne: Should I See M y Doctor?
                       Acne: Should I Take Isotretinoin for Severe Acne?
                       ADHD: Should M y Child Take M edicine for ADHD?
                       Depression: Should M y Child Take M edicine to Treat Depression?
                       HPV: Should M y Daughter Get the Vaccine?
                       Scoliosis: Should I (or my child) have surgery?


                        Take Action
                       ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the M ost out of School
                       ADHD: Helping Your Child Get Things Done
                       Anxiety: Using Positive Thinking
                       Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma
                       Bipolar Disorder in Children: Helping Your Child Prevent M anic Episodes
                       Diabetes in children: Counting carbs
                       Diabetes in Children: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar
                       Diabetes in Children: Preventing High Blood Sugar
                       Diabetes in Children: Preventing Low Blood Sugar
                       Fitness: Teaching Your Child to Stay Active
                       Grief: Helping teens with grief

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                       Healthy Eating: Helping Your Child Learn Healthy Eating Habits
                       Quitting smoking: Coping with cravings and withdrawal
                       Quitting smoking: Getting support
                       Quitting smoking: Helping someone quit
                       Sleep: Helping Your Children—and Yourself—Sleep Well
                       Stress M anagement: Helping Your Child With Stress
                       Stress M anagement: M anaging Your Time
                       Substance Abuse: Dealing With Teen Substance Use



                    Last Revised: April 26, 2012
                    Author: Healthwise Staff
                    Medical Review : Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine




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