The most common problems of Teenagers


Teenagers are ones with a variety of problems which could stem from external factors and internal factors. If these problems cannot be properly dealt with in time, they can lead to many unexpected consequences that no one wants.


  1. Depression

Teenagers are likely to have a variety of concerns including menstruation, relationships, studying stuff (homework, exams, assignments, etc.), how to look good, how to be outstanding but not too excel, or uncertain future, and more. The number of teenagers getting depression is increasing.

A teen with depression is highly unable to detect it herself or himself. If the condition lasts too long, it can cause multiple dangerous and painful consequences for both the teenager and the family.

  1. Smoking

Teenagers usually smoke to release their depression or to prove that they are grown-ups, or simply to look cool. It can be because they feel boring and want to void their feel, or get enticement.

Even though smoking is not as harm as other drugs, it is still danger for teens, especially when they are addicted to cigarette smoking. It is also possible to make teens to addict to any other type of drug.

Fortunately, the number of teenagers who smoke and drink have a tendency to decline.

  1. Eating disorders

This problem is more common with teen girls because they have more concern about their look, weight, and what their friends talk about their appearance.

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They can begin from large self-esteem problem leading to Anorexia followed by the possibility of loss of fertility.

Or they can have Bulimia which is harder to be figured out than Anorexia. Those getting Bulimia are likely to use many negative measures to have their “ideal” perfect body.

Obesity can be concerned one of the consequences of eating disorders. Whenever they have to deal with emotional issues, they tend to overeat. If a teen is obese, they may face teasing and a lower quality of life.

To know how to identify eating disorders in teens and help them, What needs to know about Eating Disorders in Teens may help.

  1. Addiction to the social network

Social network has amazingly developed for recent years, so the adolescent are easier to approach and addicted to the online society such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and more. There was an experiment to prove that teenagers, especially those from 12 to 15, who are easy to addict to the online social network, simultaneously at higher risk to be trapped by guys with terrifying purposes.

Social networking services have a bulk of side effects on teenagers, such as wasting time to update news on the sites, being unable to focus on studying, and being defrauded by any stalker and put into dangerous situations or even crime.

  1. Relationship

As a teenager, the adolescent is likely to have more concerns about relationships to cope with than before. Even simple friendship likely turns out more complicated with a teenager. This causes to one of the most familiar problems, due to sex hormone changes, which is the first crush. Falling into the most intense vulnerable emotion can then lead to dating and teen sex without any preparation and protection measure.

health4life_teenagers (2)One more problems in relationships, particularly with teenage girls, is peer pressure which can make them even do things they may not interested in, force themselves to change to behave in a similar way to friends or be dependent on their friends’ decisions.

Bullying is one of the another teenager issues which may be a consequence of peer pressure. This starts affecting their personality and behavior. They might also feel depressed and react strangely by keeping to themselves.

  1. Drugs

Drugs in particular, or Substance use in general, is one of the most major problems that most of the teenagers, both boys and girls, face all over the world today. While teenagers may find difficulty buying alcohol or cigarettes, drug dealers are willing to sell drugs to anyone regardless of their age. Teenagers usually come to this dangerous habit to destress or feel secure, they think.

In most cases, peer pressure plays an important role as a cause among a number of reasons.



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