Puberty starting Younger and the Role of Endocrine Disruptors Chemicals

Why is puberty starting younger?

Why is puberty starting younger?
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Early puberty in girls has been linked to breast cancer.  Data show that the worldwide incidence of precocious puberty has increased and the age of pubertal changes has decreased over the past two decades.

Many of the cases are attributed to excess weight gain but exposures to phthalates and endocrine disruptors chemicals have also been implicated as possible risk factors.

Read Why is puberty starting younger?
by Mona Chalabi, The Guardian, 4 November 2013

Author: DES Daughter

Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

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