Around the ages of 12 to 13 years old a girl’s body begins to undertake a number of important physical changes. These include the commencement of menstruation, the development of breasts, changes in the shape of the body and voice, etc.
The growth of teeth in babies begins from between 5 to 9 months and is usually completed around 20 to 30 months of age. The quality and strength of the teeth, in the opinion of Chinese medicine, depends upon two main factors: the strength of the Kidneys and a healthy digestive system.
In Western society the monthly periods experienced by women are not looked upon with such importance as they are in Eastern countries. Gynaecological problems and abnormal periods are commonplace in Australia with many women unaware that they are experiencing abnormal periods.