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A 24-year-old male asked:

I am 24 yr old.my height is 5.6.is there any chance that my height will increse further.is their any medicines or any particular exercise i should do.

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Usually by age 16 the long bone growth plates which contributed to your height have closed and you will not gain more height at that point. This is a very intricate complicated process that is controlled by your brain an endocrine system. Medications or exercises I will not increase your height.

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