A 17-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

how i can increase my height at the age of 17?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : If you are a girl, it is very likely that you have already finished your growth. When did you start your period? Just after menses, rate of growth slows significantly in girls.
Answered on Dec 30, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Adult height: With puberty there is a hormone surge (testosterone-boys, estrogen-girls) and this causes a growth spurt, but also closes off the growth plates, which ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Growth plates: If your growth plates are closed (fully matured) then you are done growing. This can be determined by an X-ray of your hand and wrist - bone age. If y ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have little potential for growth but simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Meds will ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 15-year-old female asked:
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 ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month