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Do girls in undeveloped countries have menarche later?

Do girls in undeveloped countries have menarche later?

Variable: It depends on the body weight which is dependent on nutrition. So it is related to socioeconomic factors of the individual person. In general in under developed world due to poor nutrition on an average menarche is later than in developed world. ...Read more

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Does anything force a girls body to menarche faster!

Does anything force a girls body to menarche faster!

Menarche : At age 16 you should have started your period so see your doctor about this ...Read more

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I already have my period but I'm curious is there any studies or things to force force a girls body to menarche?

I already have my period but I'm curious is there any studies or things to force force a girls body to menarche?

Not really: Physicians can administer medications that can control hormones in individuals who have preccocious puberty or having sex reassignment. However, in general, not many people have these options ...Read more

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Why don't girls grow taller than guys?does the production of growth hormone decreases after menarche?can i still grow taller if i reduce wt.?girl, 20

Why don't girls grow taller than guys?does the production of growth hormone decreases after menarche?can i still grow taller if i reduce wt.?girl, 20

Genetics/no: Girls can expect 2.5 inches (5cm) of additional height after menarche. Menarche influence the hormonal closure of the growth centers, and once closed, no further growth is possible. Males hit their growth spurt later and generally finish linear growth at a later age. Their pre-programmed growth pattern (genes) make them taller. ...Read more

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How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

Late bloomer: Menarche should start within 2 years of breast development and growth spurt. Delay of menses past the age of 14 is suspect. Basic hormonal evaluation should follow together with a complete physical and a limited pelvic exam. ...Read more

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My daughter is 9 years old she is 4'7" and got her menarche I am really concerned about how tall she can grow? I s there anything i can do?

My daughter is 9 years old  she is 4'7" and got her menarche I am really concerned about how tall she can grow? I s there anything i can do?

Expect 2-3 inches: After menarche most girls will grow another 5 cm/2.5 inches with some variation.Your physician can do a bone maturity study (bone age) using an x-ray of her left hand & that could tell you if there is much growth potential left. However, bone age correlates with menarche & there is not much chance it would show lots of growth left to go. ...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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What is the treatment for menarche?

What is the treatment for menarche?

No treatment needed.: Menarche is the normal time when the first menstrual period occurs. If the periods are very heavy or crampy, then sometimes birth control pills are used to help this. Painful periods are called dysmenorrhea, maybe that is what you meant? Besides birth control, nsaid's like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) can be used. ...Read more

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How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

Predicts age @onset: Heredity can help predict only the possible age of menarche and menopause. There are many environmental factors that can affect this age such as weight, lifestyle, medical concerns, stressors. ...Read more

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Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Thelarche & menarche: Menarche (first period) often comes about 2-2 1/2 years after the breast bud becomes prominent. Often a secondary mound under the prominent nipple is evident at this point. Since size is so variable, it is not much of a gauge. ...Read more

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