I have hair on my chest. Is this normal? Do other girls have hair like me?Updated 13 June 2018 under Ask Us.
Some girls have hair on their chest, around their nipples and/or on their belly area which can be perfectly normal. Extra unwanted hair that is dark and coarse is called “hirsutism,” pronounced: her-suit-is-um, and can […]Read more »
PCOS: SpironolactoneUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Spironolactone (pronounced: spi–ro–no–lac–tone) is a diuretic or “water pill” that’s prescribed for people who have high blood pressure and for those who have swelling due to extra fluid, but it […]Read more »
PCOS: The Oral Contraceptive PillUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Adolescents and young people are frequently prescribed oral contraceptive pills (also called the “Pill”) for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and for other problems like irregular or absent menstrual periods, menstrual cramps, […]Read more »
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome): General InformationUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
PCOS is a common problem among teens and young people. In fact, almost 1 out of 10 people have PCOS. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone […]Read more »
PCOS: WorksheetsUpdated 4 October 2018 under Health Guides.
Period and Symptom Trackers: Keeping track of when your period starts and stops is a good way to see if there is a pattern to your menstrual cycle. It’s also important […]Read more »