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American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

American Medical Association, Amy B. Middleman (Editor), Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer

ISBN: 978-0-787-98343-7

May 2006

128 pages

In Stock

$14.95

Description

Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more:
  • Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about girls
  • The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body
  • Pimples, acne, and how to properly care for your skin
  • Your reproductive system—inside and out
  • Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

FOREWORD 3

Chapter One: WELCOME TO PUBERTY 6

Chapter Two: EATING, EXERCISE, AND A HEALTHY WEIGHT 16

Chapter Three: YOUR HEIGHT 30

Chapter Four: YOUR SKIN, TEETH, AND HAIR 36

Chapter Five: YOUR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM—INSIDE AND OUT 54

Chapter Six: ERECTIONS, WET DREAMS, AND MASTURBATION 64

Chapter Seven: YOUR FEELINGS 70

Chapter Eight: RELATIONSHIPS 84

Chapter Nine: WHAT ABOUT SEX? 98

FIND OUT MORE! 112

GLOSSARY 116

INDEX 125