Teen Issues Archives

Meningitis vaccine side effects

be embarrassed no  more and get the meningits vaccine

Meningitis vaccine side effects Meningitis seems to be in and out of the news and garners quite a bit of media attention. It is important to understand the disease and to make an informed decision in regards to it. There is a vaccine for meningitis but it is up to you whether you …

What to expect when you take your teen to the ER

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What to expect when you take your teen to the ER Nearly 100 million people go to the emergency room each year. It’s important to know what to expect when you take your teen to the ER before it happens. This article will show you what to expect when you take your teen to the […]

Ritalin Pros and Cons

ritalin can turn into an embarrassing problem

Ritalin Pros and Cons  Before we can figure out Ritalin pros and cons we need to know what it is.  Ritalin also known as methylphenidate is a stimulant derived from the same family as cocaine. Ritalin, like other stimulant medications, works by increasing the production of neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and norepinephrine, in the brain. […]

What is Skittlling?

Skittles Vodka

What is Skittling? Skittling Vodka Today I discovered a killer of our teenagers and would like to share it with you. It is called skittling and it should not be a surprise to learn that there is a thriving subculture on the Internet that gives out advice and information on just how to skittle, what […]

Teen snoring should be evaluated

teenage snoring is more than an embarrassing problem

Teen snoring should be evaluated It is rare that when we think of snoring we think of children, rather we picture in our heads or in our beds some big overweight guy sawing loud logs. Consider this then, up to 13% of all children between the ages of 1 and 10 will snore. Some …

Robotripping

Robotussin Cough Gels

Robotripping is more than an embarrassing problem for our teenagers – It is Deadly!   Just what is robotripping? Let me break it down for you. Robotripping is the taking of an over the counter medicine, that is generally used for cough and colds. The culprit that teenagers seem to enjoy is DXM or dextromethorphan. […]

Running Issues

running issues are embarrassing problems

Embarrassing Running Issues and Answers Embarrassing running issues and answers was put together to give you and idea of what runners deal with and to let them know they are not alone.  It is true, runners do have their own unique set of embarrassing problems to deal with. So if you are a runner I […]

Bed wetting

is bed wetting an embarrassing issue for you

Is bed wetting an embarrassing issue for you? If you are a teenager then it is probably a true statement that bed wetting is an embarrassing issue for you. There is a medical term for this called enuresis and so you don’t feel so alone, know to that there are a lot of other teenagers […]

Suicide 911 Help

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

SUICIDE 911 HELP   National Hope Line: Teens can call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)  or 273-talk, at any time to be connected with a local suicide counseling center. http://www.hopeline.com/ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Teens can call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255 to reach a federally funded suicide prevention hotline. Samaritans Email Helpline: Teens who feel more comfortable with virtual communication […]

Meningitis

A cup of espresso

Communal cup and meningitis Every year there are small and scattered outbreaks of meningitis around the country.  It is important to know if and how m eningitis is spread.  If it is contagious how can you lessen the chances of you and your teen of getting it?  Do you really have to worry about the […]

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