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I want grow taller. what can do now i m 22 old?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Height: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Barring any nutritional deficiencies or illnesses as a child, this is largely a function of genetics and how tall your parents are. Meaning... There's not much anyone can do to change it. Human growth hormone is approved for use in very extreme instances of idopathic short stature.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Platform shoes: Future growth is dependent on whether the growth centers in the long bones remain open. Most have closed by 16 in females,18 yo in males. If the family has a history of delayed growth, these may be open and growth possible.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can detect bone maturity.If the index is consistent with >18, no more growth, if 14 more is possible but this is not realistic in your case

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