Most adults can remember going through puberty…it’s a normal part of growing up. But it becomes abnormal when it starts very early…when for example a 4 year-old child starts showing signs of body hair growth, breast development, or a six year old has a sudden growth spurt. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, precocious puberty, also known as early onset puberty occurs in approximately 1 out of 160 children. But as we’ll see in this program there are effective therapies that can stop the progression. These treatments may also help the child avoid the consequences of precocious puberty. (2501)
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