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Does Gymnastics Stunt Growth Or Delay Puberty In Boys Or Girls
Competitive: Gymnasts are often small people. Some studies argue that a chronic calorie deficiency compounded by an extraordinary amount of exercise may stunt growth, while others don't. We do know that delayed puberty is common among gymnasts, swimmers and runners, particularly in girls. Hypothalamic amenorrhea is often seen in these girls. Kids in less competitive gymnastics may not have problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more
Growing up: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
At or around Age 14: As above.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: two-thirds of the existing in vitro studies have reported some degree of increased chromosomal breakage following exposure to illicit or pure lsd. With one exception, these changes were observed with concentrations of lsd and durations of exposure that far exceeded the dosages commonly used in humans. In none of the studies was there a clear dosage-response relationship. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does masterbution, ejeculation of semen from age15 in any direct or indirect way stop young boy height growth or prematurely close growth plates.?
No.: There is no correlation or causative effects, . ...Read more
Do boys that have early growth spurt tend to grow taller then boys that are late bloomers as an outcome?
Can do opposite: The final height is based on genetic factors and modified by your health.Proper diet, rest and exercise aids it while the opposite can hurt. The hormones that trigger puberty also signal the growth spurt and final closure of the growth centers.Some that enter puberty early will finish/stop sooner.An x-ray of the wrist/hand can identify any remaining growth potential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Because OCD is complex, i understand why you ask. I have not noted this nor has a quick survey point to this. However, if you have noticed change coinciding with growth spurt, do make sure you and your psychiatrist thoroughly investigate. The significant shifts in hormonal change-particularly with growth spurt- certainly should be thoroughly considered. If OCD began around puberty, up urgency. ...Read more
If intense: We see this in particular in girls who are doing sports like gymnastics, ballet or other intense training like distance running. We call it "female athlete triad" One of the reasons it is dangerous for girls is that it is essential for you to create your best bone mass over these years. Keep in mind the average girl in the US will start her period at age 12, but many certainly start later! ...Read more
Masturbation: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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