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A 17-year-old male asked:

Does really weight lifting help my body to grow taller make me taller or does it stunt growth and stop me from growing taller ???! i am 17yrs male

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Weight lifting: No, proper weight lifting should not make you taller or stunt your growth. Just don't go overboard with weight lifting.

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