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What is average age for menarche?

What is average age for menarche?

12 and 1/2: For african americans about age 12 and a few months. For whites about 12 and a half. There have been at least five different studies since 2000 which gave slightly different results. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

A condition that occurs when a woman's estrogen levels start to decline, periods become irregular, and hot flashes may begin, accompanied by mood swings and other ...Read more


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At what age does male menopause begin?

At what age does male menopause begin?

No sign: There is no signal that male menopause has begun -- if it exists -- like there is for female menopause (cessation of periods for 1 year). ...Read more

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At what age does the average male reach puberty?

At what age does the average male reach puberty?

Puberty: Average age for males is about 12years old. Normal range however may be 9 to 14 to start. ...Read more

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Lowest normal age of puberty in boys?

Lowest normal age of puberty in boys?

Puberty: Earliest "normal" is 9 yrs. Most don't have any signs before10.5. ...Read more

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Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

It can: Underweight from dieting, or just underweight, often delays the onset of puberty and slows growth. Weight management in children should really be medically supervised for these reasons and more. ...Read more

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What is average age now for menarche?

What is average age now for menarche?

Dropping: The age at which a girl has the first period depend in several factors. Proper thyroid function and a certain ratio of body fat are necessary. With the increase in calories in modern society, this age is ever younger. In the U.S. , for african american girls closer to 8.5 years old . For other ethnic groups it's closer to 9. ...Read more

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Child9years of age started period normal?

Child9years of age started period normal?

This is early: Sadly, girls are going through puberty and starting their periods earlier and earlier. In general, it is still considered abnormal for girls to have breast development and pubic hair growth before age 7, and to have periods start before age 10. That said, because the trend is younger and younger, periods at age 9 might be "normal" in this instance. See the doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What age is average for puberty is teenage boys?

What age is average for puberty is teenage boys?

Range: male puberty: Boys can start any time after age 9 years old through about 13-14 years-old. On average, male puberty starts around age 11-12. ...Read more

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What age does the average menopause start for a women?

What age does the average menopause start for a women?

51.5: The average age for menopause is 51.5. This is based on a study from the university of minnesota years ago. A person can be symptomatic (hot flashes etc.) 10 years on each side of 51.5. ...Read more

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Average height for 16years old boy?

Average height for 16years old boy?

Growing up: There is no answer for this broad question. There are way too many variables. But, you should know that a sixteen year old in general is not done growing. ...Read more

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How tall is the average toddler girl at 4 years old?

How tall is the average toddler girl at 4 years old?

39.5 inches: You can download a growth chart from the cdc website & follow all growth parameters.Go to www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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At what age would menopause occur if menstruation started at 10 years old?

At what age would menopause occur if menstruation started at 10 years old?

Everyone's different: While menopause happens in a range and is different for individual women, early menarche (start of menstruation) does not always correlate with early menopause. ...Read more

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Teen age hormonal imbalance 14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Teen age hormonal imbalance  14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Improbable...: I'm not sure what your question is here, but apparently you think you have "hormonal imbalance" at age 14. Of course you do - that is what is normal in the teen years. Nothing is in the right proportions yet, levels change constantly. That's why you have acne, are moody, have wet dreams, voice cracks. Sounds like you are the most normal teen i've heard from this week! ...Read more

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Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

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At what age (on average) do women stop growing in height?

At what age (on average) do women stop growing in height?

Menses + 2.5-3inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

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Is menstruation in my daughter at the age of nine considered precocious puberty?

Is menstruation in my daughter at the age of nine considered precocious puberty?

No: Menstruation before age 8 is precocious puberty in girls, so 'no.' normally other pubertal changes - breast-budding, pubic hair growth, axillary hair - also occur before menarche. This is just a generalization; if any doubt, absolutely consult her pediatrician. ...Read more

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