A 15-year-old female asked:
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my age is 17 years and my height 57 inches so what can i do to increase my height? is it possible to increase height after 17???

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good posture and exercises that will strengthen your back and core muscles to support your spine.
Answered on Sep 26, 2015

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