Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘normal’?

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    One main risk for girls with true precocious puberty is advanced bone age. Puberty includes a final growth spurt, after which girls mostly stop growing.
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  • Girls Now Begin Puberty at Age 9
    More and more girls are reaching puberty before the age of 10. The phenomenon could be linked to obesity or exposure to chemicals in the food chain.
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    Read about the emotional and physical changes of puberty (growth spurt, pubic hair, period, zits, breast development), hormones (testosterone, estrogen), and sexual ...
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  • Puberty: MedlinePlus
    Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexually mature. It causes physical changes, and affects boys and girls differently.
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