A member asked:

I read in studies that exercise stimulates growth hormone. would the extra growth hormone induced by exercise increase height in a growing body?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

This has been answered recently. Growth hormone release spikes in sleep and has nothing to do with exercise. Exercise is good for the body and does help create a good core of healthy parts, but it does not change the eventual height of anyone.

Answered Mar 31, 2018

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