Do You End Up Smaller If Puberty Starts Early?

LBC Studio

Question

Is it true that the sooner you start puberty, the smaller you end up?

Muhammad, Skipton

Answer

Name: Lawrence, Esher

Qualification: Dentist

Answer: In your long bones, the cells that make bone are situated at either end underneath the joint. When you start puberty sooner those cells will start to cease function. If you’re longer in puberty those cells are busier and make the long bone longer. 

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