A 16-year-old male asked:
I wanna take homeopathic medication for height increase so is homeopathy medicine effective?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killiananswered
General Practice 30 years experience
Growing up: There is no science or proof that any medication or supplements really help encouraging growth. But, what we do know is that a diet high in protein is the best way to live so as to reach your full height potential.
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Dr. Pamela Pappasanswered
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Not for height: Homeopathy can help whatever the body can do. If your growth plates are still open, you may still grow -- once closed, there is no further increase in height because that is your body's natural process. At 17, your growth plates may already be closed -- thus, homeopathy would not help you grow beyond this.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2013
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