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Precocious Puberty Introduction

boy playing soccerPrecocious Puberty or Central Precocious Puberty can be very confusing and truly unexpected. After all, who knew children could go into puberty too early?

There are treatments for this condition!

Early puberty is not healthy for children for many reasons. Often, children with Precocious Puberty look older (they are taller and more physically developed than other children the same age). They are expected to act as old as they look and this is confusing for children. This in combination with other factors leads to a time of great stress. We are here to help parents!

NOTE: Recent news reports have stated that Central Precocious Puberty is becoming more frequent. Many factors may contribute to children who exhibit signs of (early) precocious puberty.

The Pituitary Gland   

MAGIC is made up of parents of affected children. If you would like to talk with someone-

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