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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: Wow. Don't believe everything you hear. You cannot grow after your growth plates close in your late teens. Your position at resting and yoga will no ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
No : Yoga doesn't increase your "height" so to speak, as in increase the anatomic length of your spine, but rather can improve your posture. So while you ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: The corrective surgery will not increase your height.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: There is not a way to increase your height from what it is predetermined genetically to be. You can not be "stretched".
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Any minor increase in length you may have by hanging , with or without leg weights, disappears when you stand up. The ligaments between your spinal ve ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: At this age you won't grow any taller no matter how much massage you receive. (Your growth plates have closed).
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active.Noth ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: If you are 30 year old and you grew normally during puberty, your growth plates are now closed. You will not gain any additional height with homeopat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Depending on the status of your bone maturity you may have more growth possible or may be done growing. An x-ray of your left hand and wrist can be an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Sorry but you have reached your maximum height for your age.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Unlikely to grow but: I am sorry to tell you that most men stop growing around age 18 but occasionally some will grow until age 21 or so. You're current height is just a bi ... Read More
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