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How to increase height after 21 age

A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Maximum Height: You have likely reached your maximum height (unless you entered puberty very late). I would learn to love yourself and your present height. Take care.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Nothing available: Growth centers in long bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years in males. After that happens, you are done... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: You've probably reached your full height. In most cultures, taller is a plus for a man, but it's completely overridden in the "looks" department by yo... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
You cannot: As a 20 year old male, your growth is likely done and your bones growth plates closed. There are no supplements or hormones you could take that are g... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Unlikely - puberty: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person en... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No: At 20 most likely you stopped growing.Except through risky and expensive surgical intervention
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Get bone age study: If your bone age xray shows that your bones are fused, then you're not going to get taller, at least not w/o ilizarov procedure (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.N... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Height genes : The weight yes, the height close to impossible by natural means. Some spine specialist claim they can add some height with manual manipulative adjust... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely to help: At 21 your growth centers have likely closed so don't expect to grow taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist & hand can be analyse... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Can't: Your adult height should be reached by now. You ccan appear taller if you have good posture and don't slump. Pilates & yoga can help.