Bradley Hospital, East Providence, R. Sleep deprivation among adolescents is epidemic. We argue that this sleep deprivation is due in part to pubertal changes in the homeostatic and circadian regulation of sleep. These changes promote a delayed sleep phase that is exacerbated by evening light exposure and incompatible with aspects of modern society, notably early school start times.
We all know that the vagina is a versatile thing; it gives birth to babies , bleeds every month and can give immense pleasure. And such a complex body part has plenty going on behind the scenes, too. Leading intimate health specialist Dr Shirin Lakhani shared the facts with Cosmopolitan UK - from how deep your vagina really is, to whether sex actually makes it stretch
FOR most women the subject of vaginal health is still taboo But silence can breed ignorance and there are some questions you may not want to ask your friends. And does a longer labia mean you have had a lot of sexual partners as some people really do believe? Although shocking, people really do think that multiple sexual partners or lots of sex can affect the way your downstairs looks. Experts confirm that sex should never have a long lasting physical effect on the appearance of your vagina and the shape and size of your labia are not affected by sex. Although the popularity of the 'Hollywood' may be dwindling , there is still a fairly common belief that pubic hair is dirty and off-putting for your partner. Dr Vanessa Mackay warns that pubic hair is actually beneficial to your vaginal and sexual health, and going hairless can increase your risk of infection and STIs. When that irritation is combined with the warm moist environment of the genitals, it becomes a happy culture medium for bacterial pathogens.
The situation is going to embarrassing for the both of you, here's what you need to know. Face it, mums and dads - there is going to be a time when you stumble upon your child's online adventures. And you are not going to be happy about it. If you are lucky, you might just catch your child watching a softer version of pornography , and at a much later age. Pornography was hard to access a few years back. There were human filters to obtain it. And even the themes of pornographic magazines and videos were much less perverted than what they are now. Today, a pornographic website is a trap. Not only are there links to explore, the advertisements and popups are potentially dangerous to an uninitiated mind. They are designed in such a manner that a person keeps on visiting them, even if he or she does not want to.