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 Aug 9 - Maturing too fast? Puberty strikes 7-year-old girls!
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The study revealed a surprisingly large bump in the number of girls going through puberty between the ages of 7 and 8. For example, the researches found that 10 percent of 7-year-old white girls had some brea$t development as compared to 5 percent in a study published in 1997. Similarly, 23 percent of the 7-year-old black girls had started puberty as compared to 15 percent in the 1997 study.
Nobody’s sure what is driving the declining age of puberty. But the rise in obesity could be at least partly to blame, says the study’s lead author, Dr. Frank Biro, director of adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
That makes a lot of sense to Dr. Luigi Garibaldi, a professor of pediatrics and clinical director of pediatric endocrinology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Back in the 1700s, girls didn’t start to menstruate till they were 17 or 18, Garibaldi says. That had a lot to do with malnutrition. The a.ssumption is that the steady decline in age since then has to do with more abundant food.
There may be other environmental factors at work, too, says Dr. Stanley Korenman, an endocrinologist at the University of California, Los Angeles.
For example, Korenman says, environmental exposure to estrogens in plastics, chemicals and foods has been going up. “And estrogens do stimulate brea$t development,” he adds.
Until we know what the cause is, the best way to slow puberty may be to “start living green,” says Biro. “It may help for families eat together and to consume well-balanced diets. Regular physical activity may help, too.”
Another finding from the study may back that concept up. The rate of early puberty was much lower in the San Francisco group: 7 percent among white 7-year-olds from northern California versus 14 percent among Ohioans of the same age. Among black 7-year olds, 27 percent of Californians hit puberty early as compared to 31 percent of the New Yorkers. Northern California’s temperate climate fosters more outdoor activities and the emphasis on healthy foods results in a better diet.
Why all the fuss about early puberty?
Beyond the possible brea$t cancer connection, there’s also the issue of emotional maturity, Biro says. “Just because a girl has matured physically, doesn’t mean she’s socially or psychologically mature,” he explains.
There’s also the issue of stature. There are some studies, Biro says, that show that kids who mature early don’t grow as tall.
As part of her work-up, Kiera had a bone exam. Doctors concluded that at age 8 she had the bone development of a 10 year old, which meant her growth might be stunted.
For Kiera and her family, the answer was simple: slow puberty down. She now has an implant placed under the skin of her upper arm that doles out regular doses of a drug that blocks the spiking hormones that were taking her into early s3xual maturity.
Kiera was happy to see her brea$ts stop budding and to once again feel like she fits in with all her friends. These days she says she’d be perfectly happy if those brea$ts didn’t start to swell again till she was 16.


Source: Precocious puberty strikes more 7-year-old girls - Health - Kids and parenting - msnbc.com
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^^^^i was going to say the same thing, but i just finished watching food inc on netflix so that's my reason for everything now.
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the food is k!lling everybody belee dat!!!!!
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MPipes101 said:
the food is k!lling everybody belee dat!!!!!
but that aint nothing new as far as maturing, its been going on the black community for decades.
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I have a one year old daughter this is not good news to me!
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Yep definitely in the food
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yep, it's the food...the list of ingredients reads like the periodic table of elements.
i wanna go the organic route but it's expensive.
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go watch Food Inc
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not a scientist but if they take and put steroids into a cow and do it for generation after generation, something is gonna get passed on to the end consumer.
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Its the Growth hormones in the milk..Mc Donalds has plastic in their chicken...no im not kidding. some of yall need to wake the f**k up please.
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killya said:
Its the Growth hormones in the milk..Mc Donalds has plastic in their chicken...no im not kidding. some of yall need to wake the f**k up please.
Yeah, milk is seriously f'n people up.
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lol see how blacks is 23 and whites is 10...We love that chicken!!!
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it's all the cows milk parents give their kids. Ranchers pump tons of hormones into bovines to they lactate year round. Those hormones obviously make their way into the milk.

Not to mention anything beef related also has traces of steroidal compounds as ranchers try to increase the size of their cattle.
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It's a form of salt called MSG. It's suppose to be a ban against companies using it. I just did a essay on Cause and Effects of Fast Food. Just google MSG
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lol see how blacks is 23 and whites is 10...
WHy take time to prepare "real" food when theres instant everything.
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