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A 20-year-old male asked:

Hi iam 16 male iam tall n skinny i go to gym and i eat also protein is that harmful or not can i stop my highet growth because iam too tall?

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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Eat the protein: The protein is not going to hurt you. If anything it will help. Do not take anything to stop your growth. The height is genetic and should not tamper with this. Best wishes.
Last updated Jan 22, 2015

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