Hormones Play a Large Role in Teenage Anxiety

Children with anxiety may show an increase in their anxiety levels during the teenage years, due to their changing hormones. Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone have all been linked to mood swings. Check out some of the other reasons for the increase in anxiety during the teenage years by reading the article below:

Why Are Teens So Moody? | Child Space


Tetrahydropregnanalone (THP), a neurosteroid that usually reduces anxiety may actually be increasing anxiety in times of stress for teenagers. Teens are still developing social skills and don’t yet have fully developed brains.