Health and Hygiene (Girls) 2018-05-09T17:12:32+00:00

Health and Hygiene (Girls)

  1. Puberty refers to age where young people go through rapid physical and psychological changes.
  2. These changes are a natural process and are early signs of transformation from a young person to an adult.
  3. In girls these changes can start anywhere from the ages of 9 to 17.
  4. On the basis of health, environment and food these changes can occur at different ages in young girls.
  5. Physical changes in girls may include menstruation, hair growth on body parts, oily skin, pimples, acne and breast growth.
  6. During menstruation bleeding may occur from 2 to 8 days with discomforts including cramps, backache, and fatigue.
  7. In case of extreme pain, excessive flow of blood or irregular cycles a gynecologist must be consulted.