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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Height and Worry: I doubt that smoking hookah stunted your growth. That would mean that whole cultures of humans who smoke hookah would be short. You did not mention t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why fret?: Your height is primarily determined by genetics. A study released in 2008 showed that on average, teenage boys who smoked were 2.54 cm shorter than ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It's hard to know: What all affects growth -- but we do know that genetics and nutrition are strong factors. Daily hookah smoking is not supportive of health, yet it's ... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends: On when you stopped growing, which is determined in part by genetics and in part by environmental factors (diet, calcium intake, activity, other illne ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: Without knowing how tall you are and what your parents' heights are like this is a question that is unanswerable. I am not sure why you are frustra ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stunted growth?: The natural history of nicotine dependence in teens study (funded by the canadian cancer society) published in the journal annals of epidemiology (17 ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Good you stopped: It takes more than 10 years of smoking to have a cancer causing damage to your body. So you did a good job of stopping in less than one year. Just sta ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: What is "lots of organs" mean specifically?
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You are normal: Your height is both normal and most likely exactly what your genetics intended given your family history. At 22 there will be no more growing.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
You are...: ...22 years old. Your growth is done. I know of no way to look back in time and see exactly how much your growth was stunted, if at all, by smoking.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Unlikely . . .: But why risk it? After all, if one won't, what about two? three? four? We have no idea how many (times) you can smoke before damage is permanent. Some ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
What is in the: Hookah? This substance is not standardized and uniform product so it is difficult to comment. If you are regular user , you need to know what is in ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on where: you live. Most states have not passed laws/regulations on age restrictions yet, but a few have set it at 18, just as with cigarettes. However, New Yor ... Read More

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