09/19/2016 12:20 EDT

Early Puberty Risks: All The Dangerous Risks Of Young Bloomers

It can start as young as six for girls.

Children are entering puberty earlier than ever. Now, girls as young as six can experience precocious puberty.

While scientists are struggling to figure out why this is happening, they are learning the risks associated with this phenomenon. For one, children who experience early puberty can be shorter in stature.

Watch the video above to learn more about the risks associated with early puberty. You can also watch it here.