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How to increase height at age of 20

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 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
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 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
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 16 years experience
No exercises: Sorry, there aren't any known exercises at your age to help increase in height. It's more dependent on nutrition and genetics (growth plates of bones... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 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.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 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
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 19 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.
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
No shortcuts: Your height is genetically predetermined. Have you height checked on an adolescent growth chart.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Height at 24: There is no medicine that is going to increase your height at age 24.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Platform shoes: Unfortunately, the majority of people have ceased growing in height by 19 years old. Your doctor could obtain a screening x-ray to see if the growth p... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
No: Transient increases in length gained by stretching or hanging upside down or whatever are lost after a few minutes of standing.Gravity has its own def... Read More
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