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Can not Happen: Wear lifts! all kidding aside, once you are naturally done, you are done.There are no ways to do this.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
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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
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Most don't: Proper nutrition,rest and exercise will support the best possible growth for anyone.However, most of either sex have stopped growing at 18 and there a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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You are likely done: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends and your bone maturity is that of a 19 yo there is little you can do to increase your height.A si ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
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Height: Unfortunately, by age 20 the growth plates in almost all people have fused, which means that no more vertical growth can be achieved. Wearing heel li ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Won't happen: The genetic potential you have is usually evident before you hit 23, but a female brain is finished developing by about 22 and males at 25. There is n ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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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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Dr. Philip Chang
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Unlikely : Most males have already finished with their growth by the age of 20. They may still grow slightly (1/2 an inch a year) at this age but significant gro ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but no ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Unlikely : If you entered puberty the same time as your friends ; your bone maturity is 18 yo or older there is little you can do to increase your height.A singl ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Unlikely to happen: At eighteen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely to grow taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist & hand can ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
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Asking impossible: I am sorry, but you can't.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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You might still: grow a little - but it is likely that you have undergone most of your potential growth (unless you entered puberty late). Our height is largely determ ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers may have some potential for growth & simple measures help the best.Keep active & a healthy diet but don't expec ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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Increasing height: It is difficult to increase in height after age 20 , your growth plates in the long bones have fused already, learn to to love your self & accep ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
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Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chance ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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Not likely possible: If you have finished your pubertal development you have likely reached your adult height. Most people finish the vast majority of their linear growth ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
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Delayed puberty?: It is most important to determine the cause of this difference between bone age and chronological age. This suggests delayed puberty. Are you having m ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Scott
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Too much weight loss: Your current weight is at the lower limits of normal. Losing 6 kg would not be healthy.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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No natural way: There is no natural way to get pregnant after a tubal ligation. The only possible way is to have a reversal of the tubal ligation. There is no guarant ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Shoe selection: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer.By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. ... Read More
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