When your body's temperature rises, sweat glands release fluids that cool you down before they evaporate. Bacteria living on our skin break down this sweat into acids that give off the not-so-great smell we call body odor.
Acne (otherwise called acne vulgaris) falls under many categories, and to properly heal your pimples; you’ll need to identify them. Treating your type of pimples correctly will help clear up your skin and boost your confidence. Acne typically starts in the teenage years due to hormonal fluctuations.
No one can know precisely when they will get their first period, but it will come sometime during puberty. For some girls, puberty starts at age 8, but for other girls, this can happen as late as 16. Everyone’s different!
All children experience some fear and anxiety. Not only is this normal, but it is protective. One of the easiest ways to determine if fear or anxiety has become too big is to see if it impacts the child's functioning in any way.
In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic and children returning to school, many children are feeling anxious about having to wear a mask for long periods of time while at school or out in the community. Here are a few tips for parents to help make their children feel more comfortable about our “new norm” of mask-wearing.