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How to grow taller after puberty for girls

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
Endocrinology 21 years experience
Growth: If you are continuing to grow into adulthood, you need to be evaluated for excessive growth hormone.
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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Pediatric Endocrinology 29 years experience
2 in after periods: Most girls will grow about 2 inches after the start of their periods. This is usually around the age of 14 1/2 to 15. At 27 you should have finished... Read More
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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 52 years experience
How old are you?: Female height growth usually slows shortly after menses starts, but height can increase some up to late adolescence. Height is typically mainly contro... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Growing taller: Once your growth plates have closed off in your bones you will stop growing. There is not drug to change this. Growth hormone can only be used to i... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Growth is finished : Growth plates are fused so growth is done. Stretching can't make anyone taller.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
You don't: The same hormonal changes that trigger puberty also signal the growth centers of long bones to close. Once they close, they do not re-open and no addi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
High heals: You need to get comfortable being short. Girls grow about 3 inches after first menses and stop, most finishing growth by age 17.Once your hormones clo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Growth: Girls usually start slowing down around 18-19 years there may be a few instances till the age 20 yr. Puberty is much earlier - so yes they can still g... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Exercise, eat, sleep: 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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
Growth Hormone: You can get growth hormone. You would need to be evaluated by an endocrinologist first. You have to have open growth plates on your bones, meaning y... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
None under ur contro: Growing taller depends upon genetics, adequate nutrition (check out difference in height btwn average North & South Koreans), growth plates & ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
No: Swimming and jogging can make you stronger through these years but not taller... Best of luck!
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 43 years experience
Usually taking a simple X-ray of a long bone growth plate will tell you immediately if growth is still available if the growth plates are open
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe/not: Height growth stops when the growth plates of bones close. An x-ray of your wrist/hand could verify their status/potential for more growth. In males m... Read More
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