The Facts

By: Kaitlyn Mehtani

The Endocrine System

The Endocrine System is responsible for the fast growth experience during your teen years. Also, The Endocrine System is made up of glands located throughout the body. Lastly, to take care of The Endocrine System, you have to get regular physical activity, practice good nutrition, get plenty of rest, and learn to manage your stress.

The Male Reproductive System

The Male Reproductive System has two small glands that produce sperm and hormones which is called the testes. Also, The Male Reproductive System has a thing called the Epididymis, which is located behind each testicle, a network of tubes in which the sperm mature and are stored temporarily. Lastly, The Male Reproductive System has Seminal Vessicles, Prostate Glands, and Cowpers Glands, which are secrete fluids to help nourish and protect the sperm.

The Female Reproductive System

The Female Reproductive System has many parts. One part of The Female Reproductive System is the Ovaries. The Ovaries contain the ova, or eggs, and produce the hormones. Also, The Female Reproductive System is the system that creates life and begins the cycle of the new born baby. One more thing is that THe Female Reproductive System has a function to store egg cells.


Menstruation usually lasts from 5 to 7 days and happens about every 28 days. The menstrual cycle is hormonal changes that occur in females from the beginning of one menstruation to the next. Also, Menstruation is when the lining materialm, the unfertrilized egg, and some blood flow out of the body.

Pregnancy and Labor

During pregnancy, the baby stays in the amniotic sac, which is a fluid-filled sac that surrounds the embryo. A rope-like structure that connects the embryo and the mother's placenta is the umbilical cord. When in labor, the head of the baby normally comes out first instead of the feet. If the baby's head is not in delivery position, the docotrs can minipulate the baby into the right position.


Most STDs are spread through sexual contact. Many STDs can be treated and cured, but early diagnosis is important. You cannon tell if someone has an STD by his or her appearance. Also, STDs are infections that are spread from person to person through sexual contact.


AIDS is a deadly disease that interferes with the body's natural ability to to fight infection. HIV spreads by sperm, fluids form the vagina, blood, and breast milk. Also, there is no cure for HIV or AIDS.


Abstinence is when you keep from participating in sexual intercourse. Also, abstinence helps you avoid contracting an STD. Abstinence is a hard decision for most teens, but it is a common choice for many people, most wait until marriage.

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