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WHAT AGE DO YOU STOP YOUR HEIGHT

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Height: 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Growth spurt: Different for boys and girls. In girls approx 15-17 yrs or three yrs after menarche. In boys, 20-22 yrs.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Growth: Growth height stops somewhere between age 16 and 20. Once growth stops the bone structure will increase for a few years. The bone structure will not ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Women: women stop growing between 16-18 depending on when their periods started
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faysal Saab
8 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Average age 18: But range can vary +/- a couple years.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
About 18: About 18.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mensis: A girl reaches 90 per cent of adult height once mensis starts.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Youth and Weights: Yes. You should not be doing heavy weight lifting until you are through your growth spurt. Other exercises and cardiovascular work and calisthenics ar ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Most males finish their growth by age 17-18. Growth centers in the long bones respond to the hormones of puberty by closing at a predictable pace.An x ... Read More
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Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Healthy diet: If you had hormonal testing showing that your thyroid and pituitary are working, then it isn't your metabolism making you gain weight. More likely, it ... Read More
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