A 20-year-old male asked:
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how to increase height after 20 ?

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Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Unfortunately, by age 20 the growth plates in almost all people have fused, which means that no more vertical growth can be achieved. Wearing heel lifts in the shoes can provide some extra height.
Answered on May 5, 2014
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Asking Impossible: That would be impossible.
Answered on May 5, 2014
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Platform shoes: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer.By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential.Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height.
Answered on Feb 26, 2017

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Can not Happen: Wear lifts! all kidding aside, once you are naturally done, you are done.There are no ways to do this.
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Can't : You cannot artificially increase your height. By the age of 20, your growth is pretty much done. Just be content with the height you are now.
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