A 18-year-old male asked:
Till which age height of boy will increase and what should i do to increase my height as i am tok short at age of 17 ..is exercise helpful give me ti?
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Endocrinology 44 years experience
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on bone age: The additional height anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth.An xray of the hands ; wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many growth centers to see.Proper diet and exercise help you reach your potential while lack of it can stunt you.Most 18 yo are done.
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Last updated Apr 15, 2017
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