Will you be taller if you hit puberty later?
During puberty, boys and girls will have a growth spurt and grow to their adult height. So that means girls who start puberty the latest will still be getting taller in their mid-teens. For boys, the latest to reach puberty will still be getting taller into their late teens.
Why are early bloomers shorter?
For instance, early bloomers may be shorter than average adults because their bones may stop growing after their early growth spurt and have an increased risk of obesity as adults. They are also at risk of experiencing social and emotional problems and earlier sexual encounters.
Does starting puberty late affect height?
The term “late bloomer” refers to a child who goes through puberty later than their peers. Constitutional growth delay, the medical term for this condition, runs in families. Late bloomers will catch up on their growth and have standard adult height, although it may take a little extra time and patience.
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