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how to gain height at the age of 17 for boys?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight lifting will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity.If close to 17 you have a little left, if like 15 you have mor.
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

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