Getting hammered on a regular basis? A thumping hangover could be the least of your problems.
Here are a few sobering facts about what booze can do to your body. You could:
• put on weight and suffer from acne
• be more likely to have unprotected sex and contract a sexually transmitted infection
• become an easy target for muggers. You’re also more likely to have an accident or get into a fight. 70% of weekend A&E attendances between midnight and 5am may be alcohol related. Want to end up with a face like the guy pictured above?
Getting through exams can be challenging, but try not to panic. There are ways to beat exam stress and ensure that you get the best possible results.
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Good planning and a realistic revision schedule can turn a heavy workload into something manageable. And knowing you have a schedule can help you manage your nerves.
There are a lot of myths about condoms, so make sure that you are aware of the facts before you have sex.
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MYTH: It’s safer if you use two condoms.
TRUTH: No it isn’t. Using two condoms at once is a really bad idea, whether it’s two male condoms or a male and female condom. It increases the chances of them ripping. Only use one at a time.
Acne usually starts in puberty, but it affects adults too. Around 80% of teenagers get some form of acne, and there are many myths about what causes it. Here are the facts and details of treatments.
Acne consists of spots and painful bumps on the skin. It’s most noticeable on the face, but can also appear on the back, shoulders and buttocks. Severe acne can cause scarring.