Why is looking after physical health important for adolescents

Dear Student,

Adolescence is the Phase of growth. There are number of hormonal changes which take place during adolescence. These hormonal changes influence the physical health and over all growth of a person. So, in order to have proper growth it is important to look after the physical health during adolescence.

Factors affecting reproductive health of adolescents are:

  1. Economic circumstances
  2. Employment
  3. Living conditions and family environment
  4. Social and gender relationships
  5. Traditional and legal structures within which they live 
  6. Teenage pregnancies 
  7. Lack of adequate access to information and health services
  8. Lack of knowledge to use contraceptives etc.
Hope this information clears your doubts about the topic.

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