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Puberty for boys

Learn about the complex changes that occurs to a boy when he becomes a young man.

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Puberty

Puberty happens gradually and marks the start of the body developing from a child into an adult. Girls turning into women and boys turning into men. Many changes happen during this time.

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Puberty for girls

Learn about the complex physical and emotional changes that occurs to a girl when she becomes a young woman.

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Depression in teenagers

One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.

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Oestrogen

Oestrogen, a female sex hormone with many roles, controls puberty, strengthens bones and more. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.

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Teenagers' health

Growing up to a young adult can be exciting, but can also be tough for a lot of teenagers. Find out what to expect during puberty, and learn about health issues including acne, eating disorders, glandular fever and more.

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Depression in children

If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.

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Follicle stimulating hormone

Trusted information about follicle stimulating hormone from leading Australian health organisations, including links to androgen (or testosterone) deficiency.

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Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is the discomfort a person feels because their biological sex doesn’t match their sense of their own gender identity. There are, however, resources to support people who are experiencing gender dysphoria. Find out more here.

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Oestrogen blood test

Many women at some time have a blood test for oestrogen. It might be during pregnancy, if their menstrual cycle is unusual, or for some other reason.

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Gigantism

Gigantism is a very rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but they may still have symptoms.

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