Heart diseases and strokes
A UK study suggests that girls who experience their first period before the age of 12 are at a higher risk to suffer a heart attack or a stroke later in their life, in comparison to girls who start menstruating at 13 or when they are a little older than that. Though no direct link has been found yet, the reason is attributed to be obesity.
According to a UK Biobank study, early puberty is also associated with type 2 diabetes in women who hit precocious puberty. They become potential targets for the disease when they experience early puberty as opposed to their peers who don’t.