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How to increase height at age of 20

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

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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 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
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
You are full-grown: Sorry to give you disappointing news, but it is rare for girls to grow after age 16-18, in fact most girls stop growing around age 14. Bone growth is ... 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 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.
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Chang
Pediatrics 17 years experience
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 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 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 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.
A male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Genetics...: There is no magic wand or secret to getting taller than you are genetically "made" to do. At 17 as a male, you may actually still have a little bit o... Read More

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