A 17-year-old female asked:
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should i go for gym classes to increase my height ? can gym make me taller?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
As tall as destined: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. That means exercise will help a girl grow as tall as she is "destined to grow."
Answered on Mar 8, 2018

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