Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
192 Doctors are Online

The changes one goes during puberty - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3393 Questions
User :   How does stress affect body going through puberty? I drank 3 cups of soy milk 3 times a day while going through puberty how would this have affected my growth? Being that soy milk contains quol?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   please answer the 1st question only
User :   about stress
Doctor :   Let me put across in simple terms.
Doctor :   Puberty changes are governed by endocrine and hormonal factors.
Doctor :   Gross puberty problems are expected to occur if there are endocrine problems - such pituitary hormones, thyroid hormone and adrenal hormone disturbances.
User :   Can sugar affect hormones?
Doctor :   In the absence of such factors, diet form the next factor that affects puberty.
Doctor :   Stress factors do not cause major damage to the growth and puberty changes,
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   how about overexcersicing can this affect growth?
User :   yes i have
User :   can you answer my question about sugar affecting hormones also?
Doctor :   DIabetes mellitus does affect puberty.
Doctor :   So if you aren't suffering from diabetes mellitus,
Doctor :   then no sugar intake will not cause hormone disturbances.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   can over excercsing affect growth?
User :   in teens
Doctor :   Exercise have positive effect on growth.
User :   lack of excersice is negative on growth?
Doctor :   If you do not have other known medical illness
Doctor :   then I do not suspect any problems to occur during puberty.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Good diet rich in proteins and vitamins with some exercises
Doctor :   will help you pass through the puberty normally.
Doctor :   When I say exercises,
Doctor :   it doesn't not mean
Doctor :   you need to go to a gym and exercise.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Out door sports
Doctor :   is a good form of exercise too.
Doctor :   So involve in sports and games.
Doctor :   That should do.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes i have you are great
User :   what is your name doctor?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   how does weed affect the body through puberty
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Smoking and drugs can affect puberty, growth and development.
Doctor :   The effects are mainly mental and thought and not physical.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   what are some of the physical efects of smoking and drugs while going through puberty?
Doctor :   Drugs have effects of the brain and heart mainly.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor