Teen Health

Fast food

Teens are busy and some times thay need to get some food and it needs to be fast so thay go to Mcdonalds. Fast food is no good for you because most of the food is high in fat, cholesterol and sodium. Even though it may taste good, eating it all the time is not good for you. You could go to Subway and get a sub that is a lot healther. So next time you are hungry you can grab a bite from subway, it is a healthier choice.

Why is Calcium impoortant

How much calcium do you get every day? Did you know teen guys and girls need 1,300 mg of calcium each day. How mutch calcium are you geting every day? You can get calcium from milk and other dairy products. You need calcium to bild strong bones and teeth. Next time you are thristy grab a milk insted of a soda.

Should marijuana be legal?

Did you know marijuana is legal in some states? People think thant marijuana is not as bad but it is still bad for you. Over time, continued use of marijuana can lead to decreased blood pressure. Animal studies suggest that heavy users may experience disruptions in ovulation or produce less sperm.....think about that the next time you are considering smoking. Smoking marijuana could jeoprodize your chances to have kids some day.

Why Do Teens Drink?

  • Have you ever went to a party that had alcohol? Teens might drink to feel good, reduce stress, and relax, to fit in, to feel older. Teen drinkers are more likely to get fat or have health problems. Teens who drink are more likely to be sexually active and to have unsafe, unprotected sex, resulting pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases that can change your life or even end your life. So next you are thinking about drinking, think twice. You can have fun without drinking.
  • Once You Start, It's Hard to Stop

    Do you like to smell like smoke? Would you kiss someone that smells like smoke? Have you been around people who smoke? Smoking is a hard habit to break because tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive. Some think it looks cool to smoke. Some people start because their family members or friends smoke. Statistics show that about 9 out of 10 tobacco users start before they're 18 years old. Smoking isn't cool, don't start!

    The best birth control?

    How would you like to have a kid in hight schooL? It would not be that fun and you would lose a lot of freedoms. It also costs a lot of money to have a kid. The best birth contorl is abstinence, it just means you dont do it. It is the only birth control that works 100% of the time. It will stop you from geting STD'S. Next time you see your boyfrind or girlfriend want to haave sex just say no until you are ready for the responsibility of being a parent.

    Genital Warts?

    Can you even imagine what it would be like to have genital warts? They can be on both guys and girls and are around the genital areas. You can get gential warts from being sexually active with a person that has them. There are more than 40 types of warts. These warts are cause by the HPV (human papillomavirus) virus that you may have heard of. Have you been to the doctor lately? If you have you may have been vaccinated for the HPV virus. You do not always know if you have genital warts because there are sometimes not signs. So, if you want to make sure you never get them stay away from having more than one sex partner.

    Relationships

    Have you ever been in a bad relationship? A good relationship means a lot of different things. One area that I think is important In a relationship is to be honest and take responsibility for your own actions. For example, you need to be able to admit when you are wrong. Who wants to be in a relationship with someone who always thinks they are right even when they are wrong? I am sure we all know the kind of people I'm talking about. You also need to be honest, otherwise your relationship is built on lies. So if you follow my advice and you are with someone who is honest and takes responsibility for their actions stick with them!

    Physical Abuse

    Can you imagine come children get hurt by their parents for not reason? Physical abuse is when you hurt or hit. . Most times a kid is abused by someone they know. Sometimes a adults can get abused too. Besides physical abuse their is also sexual abuse. Sexual abuse is when you are forced into sex or sexual acts. This is horrible and usually unreported. So if you know someon who may be getting abused offer to help them get help and let them know it is not okay and it is not their fault.