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how to increase my growth hormone to grow taller i am 17 years old male :) ?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
See your doctor: Provided you are under an average height for age and weight perhaps your doctor can prescribe GH. Otherwise if you are appropriately sized your doctor will recommend other hormone testing and supportive measures like regular exercise and healthy meals. Good luck

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