The Reproductive Systems. The Endocrine System. Endocrine System regulates long-term changes in the body, such as growth and development. Endocrine Gland produces and releases chemical substances that signal changes in other parts of the body. . The Endocrine System.
Secondary Sex Characteristics
In both girls and boys
In girls only
In boys only
Two important functions of the ovaries:
Kids Health Body Basics Female Reproductive System
1: fallopian tube2: bladder 3: pubic bone 4: Birth Canal 5: clitoris6: urethra7: vagina8: ovary 10: uterus, 12: cervix 13: rectum14: anus
The hymen may tear for various reasons:
Kids Health External Diagram of Female Reproductive System
Days 1 – 4
Days 5 –13
Days 14 – 15
Days 16 – 22
Days 23 – 28
Kids Health Menstrual Cycle Video
Ways to relieve cramps:
Ways to reduce symptoms of PMS:
vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness.
Consult your doctor for diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
When germs get into your urinary system by way of the urethra and causes infection that can sometimes travel to the bladder if it is not treated right away. If you do not take care of a bladder infection, it can spread to your kidneys. A kidney infection is serious and can cause permanent damage.
What causes urinary tract infections?
Call your doctor right away if you experience:
•You feel pain or burning when you urinate.
•You feel like you have to urinate often, but not much urine comes out when you do.
•Your belly feels tender or heavy.
•Your urine is cloudy or smells bad.
•You have pain on one side of your back under your ribs. This is where your kidneys are.
•You have fever and chills.
•You have nausea and vomiting.
- Pap Smear: a medical procedure in which a sample of cells is taken from the cervix and examined under a microscope to check for cervical cancer. Recommended for those over 21 every other year.
- Pelvic Exam: an internal exam where a doctor checks the uterus and ovaries. Recommended yearly for women who are sexually active.
- Exams can detect and help recieve treatment of other
reproductive problems, such as: ovarian cysts,
endometriosis, and infertility.
Testes:the male reproductive glands that produce sperm and testosterone.
Sperm:the male reproductive cells.
Testosterone: the sex hormone that affects the production of sperm and signals physical changes at puberty, such as growth of facial hair.
1- Sperm are produced in the testes. They
2- mature and are stored in the epididymis.
3- Sperm travel through the vas deferens to the seminal vesicles. The vas deferens is lined with cilia to help the sperm move.
4- Seminal vesicles add a fluid that provides a source of energy for the active sperm.
5- The prostate gland adds a fluid that protects the sperm.
6- The bulbourethral glands add a fluid that protects sperm from acidic conditions in the urethra.
Kids Health Male Reproductive System Diagram
It occurs when the penis is in an erect state.
- Be careful when lifting heavy objects
Today, millions of people are living with cancer or have had cancer. The risk of developing many types of cancer can be reduced by changes in a person’s lifestyle, for example, by staying away from tobacco, limiting time in the sun, being physically active, and healthy eating.
There are also screening tests that can be done for some types of cancers so they can be found as early as possible – while they are small and before they have spread. In general, the earlier a cancer is found and treated, the better the chances are for living for many years.