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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Weight lifting has no influence on height.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Posture: No, but lifting weights incorrectly by technique or posture may injury yourself. Injury is more relevant than growth plate stunting. Find a professi ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Elrod
11 years experience General Practice
not for a teen: Smoking can stunt the growth of a fetus, but typically by the time you are a teenager there are only a few medical reasons why growth may be stunted. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
No: Coffee does not stunt height growth. It does contain caffeine that is a nervous system stimulant. High doses of coffee/caffeine can cause anxiety an ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zinia Thomas
22 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Especially consumption prepuberty
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No, they don't stunt height in males. That is unfortunately a falsehood being perpetuated.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Height: Have you had your height documented from an early age. If so at what age did you stop growing. If you are still growing, albeit slowly, and are much s ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Will not stunt: Hi. Lifting dumbbells will not stunt your height growth, so go ahead and lift them!
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Never heard of this: I have never heard of lifting dumbells cause stunting of growth. It makes no physiologic sense, unless you lift an excessive amount and cause a spina ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No: Masturbation does not effect growth. Unless one were so obsessed with doing it that failure to eat affected nutrition for a long period. Hopefully t ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Height is more genes: than testosterone. If fact, hormones of puberty not only give a growth spurt but also cause the growth plates to fuse, which stops further height gro ... Read More

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