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Why do african americans have a higher early puberty rate (50%) than whites (15%)?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Early puberty

I do not believe that the reason is known, although many researchers have studied this situation.

In brief: Early puberty

I do not believe that the reason is known, although many researchers have studied this situation.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
This remains a mystery.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Early Puberty

Good question. Not sure it is entirely correct.
We have seen a steady decline in age of menarche is females of all races one the last 2 generations. Thoughts have been it may be related to hormones present in animal food products commonly available such as milk and meat.

In brief: Early Puberty

Good question. Not sure it is entirely correct.
We have seen a steady decline in age of menarche is females of all races one the last 2 generations. Thoughts have been it may be related to hormones present in animal food products commonly available such as milk and meat.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Dr. Bin Sung
Pediatrics

In brief: Genetics

Its known that african americans begin puberty earlier than other ethnic americans.

In brief: Genetics

Its known that african americans begin puberty earlier than other ethnic americans.
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung
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