Emotional changes in puberty
Find out more about the emotional ups and downs of puberty, how to navigate them and what support is available.
Puberty for boys
Learn about the complex physical and emotional changes a boy experiences in adolescence as he becomes a young man.
Puberty for girls
Learn about the complex physical and emotional changes a girl experiences in adolescence as she becomes a young woman.
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.
Oestrogen is a female sex hormone with many roles, including controlling puberty and strengthening bones. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.
Gender incongruence is the term used to describe when your gender is different to when you were born. There are resources to support you. Find out more here.
Klinefelter (XXY) syndrome
Klinefelter (XXY) syndrome symptoms includes small genitals and infertility. Around 1 in 500 males have Klinefelter syndrome, but most are unaware.
Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop enlarged breasts – often called ‘man boobs’. It's very common and usually not serious. Learn here about the treatments available and where to seek help.
Testosterone blood test
A testosterone blood test can show us how much of the sex hormone testosterone is in your body. Males usually have more testosterone than females.
Gigantism is a rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but there may still be symptoms.