Teenagers tend to struggle with a lot of things each time they are overwhelmed with boredom. They struggle to stay motivated and might even lose sight of their goals in the process of that struggle. Little wonder teens who are bored always neglect their school work, extracurricular activities and household chores. Bored teenagers […]
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Now when a teenager says he or she was sexually abused, this doesn’t necessarily mean he or she was raped. There are different forms of sexual abuse. Just imagine that a mentor or an elderly person who is supposed to look after you turns […]
Let’s face the fact; an unhealthy person can hardly do anything meaningful in life. And considering that teenagers are not immune to ill health, it suffices to say that diseases of various kinds can seriously affect their academic productivity. Now there are two broad types of diseases- the communicable and non-communicable diseases- and […]
When germs such as bacteria or viruses invade the body, they attack and multiply. This invasion is called an infection, and the infection is what causes illness. The immune system uses several tools to fight infections, such as:
Macrophages, which are white blood cells that swallow up and digest germs whether dead or dying cells; leaving […]
Nutritional guidelines recommend the consumption of at least five portions of fruit or vegetables each day for good health. Five portions mentioned here is not the target you should aim for, but the least amount that you eat.
In that case, you may wonder if your daily diet of eating 5 apples, […]
We all get wounded at some point in our lives or the other; it’s almost unavoidable! But have you ever wondered why the skin tends to leave a scar each time a wound heals? When I was going up as a teenager, this is one of the things that puzzled my […]
Virtually all teenagers have something in common- their challenges with acne. As you may well know, acne is a skin condition which sets in right after puberty, leading to pimples to breakout on the face. This condition doesn’t constitute a serious medical condition, yet it sure can make for some embarrassment as teenagers […]
Food is essential to humans since it nourishes our bodies, provides us with the required energy, and supplies our cells with much-needed nutrients. Hence, it becomes important to handle this life essential properly, and ensure that what ought to be a life saver isn’t a life taker.
Consider these tips.
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