Adolescence: problems and solutions
Every person goes through this difficult but important stage of life – adolescence. Parents anxiously await this moment, wondering what it will bring, and what to expect from your maturing child. During this period in the child's body there are complicated physical and mental processes. The hormones produced by sex glands, begin to enter the blood, rebuilt the whole immune system. There is an active growth of all organs, primarily the brain. Growth in pubertal age in each part of the body different, for example, arms and legs stretched faster than the torso, so any teenager seems awkward and awkward sometimes because of it, even temporarily disturbed coordination of movements.
Pubertal age in girls, usually occurs in 10-12 years. Until that time, girls really do not gain in height and weight, sometimes only 2-3 cm and a few pounds a year. But with the onset of puberty they have a "brutal appetite", the annual weight gain is about 6-7 kg, and the body grows approximately a centimeter per month. In most cases, in girls, adolescence begins with the growth of the mammary glands. First, increasing the nipple, then gradually begins to grow and the chest. Simultaneously, begin to extend the hips, the waist appears. Six months or a year begins active growth of hair, and in about two years from the time the first symptoms appear the girl's first menstruation. Of course, all this is individual and depends on many factors, ranging from predisposition at the genetic level, ending the ecology of the area where she lives, and the kind of food that she eats.
A little later comes the puberty age in boys. It starts at 12-13 years and is evident in the rapid growth of the entire body starting from the genitals. Vocal cords Udelnaya is a "breaking" of the voice, lowering it by one octave. Starts increased hair growth, first in the armpits and groin, and later on the face. At the same time there are the first, the pollution, indicating that the maturation of seminal vesicles. The youthful body becomes more muscular, increasing the mass of the skeleton and muscle mass. Unlike girls, in adolescence, the nervous system of boys are more fragile, they are prone to frequent mood swings and dissatisfaction. At this point, it is very important to understand your child, because right now he is laid the nature and character of the future men.
For parents pubertal age of their children is no less troubling. Son or daughter, which they used to see young children become adults and independent. Now they plan their time for themselves. They have their secrets, they retire in companies peers. It is important during this period not to lose the child. This requires a trust relationship with them, understanding and respect for his personality. You need to talk with your teenager to discuss and encourage his decisions, tactfully correcting and guiding in the right direction. The only way to become a friend to your child and strengthen these relations for the rest of my life.