Asked in Aging and Life Extension
What are the changesduring the period of puberty?
February 13, 2018 4:42PM
They are hormonal in both boys and girls. But the hormonal milieu that causes the changes is very different. Boys get an imcrease in Testosterone, Growth Hormone, IGF-1and a slight increase in estrogen. The effects increased strength, size, height, weight, body hair, pubic hair, facial hair, deepening of the voice etc. Girls grow breasts, get their period, grow in height, and increase strength but not to the extent boys do.