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Grow taller at 16

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Nothing special: Genetics and the growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years of age in males. After tha... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but supplem... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unlikely to happen: At sixteen your growth centers may be closing and you are unlikely to grow much taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist ; hand can... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Good lifestyle: Eat well, sleep well, exercise and you should reach your height potential
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Maybe, maybe not...: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on ge... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
You'll still grow.: I don't know where you'll end up, but you probably have another few years of growth. Your goal might not be unreasonable.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Hard to say: If you are male, the typical growth spurt is between 13-16. If there are other males in the family that continue their height growth after 18, you may... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatric Cardiology 17 years experience
Patience: Unfortunately, there is no safe/effective way to boost your height. Some drugs can make you grow, but they also cause serious, permanent medical side... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Rivas
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Maybe: Growth patterns are related with hormonal changes and with the genetics of your family. There are individuals that achieve their peak growth earlier ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Dr. can review chart: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on ge... Read More
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