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When i was 24 i decided to try hgh so i injected 6iu daily for about 4 months in this period i grew about 1.5 inches in height how was this possible?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Epiphysis: We can only grow taller if our epiphyses (growth plates) are open, while being stimulated by growth hormone. Most growth plates close by high school graduation or early 20s. So it's rare for someone to have a growth spurt in mid 20s but it can happen and you're living proof.

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