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A 24-year-old male asked:

After 24 year of age, are there any possibilities of increase in height in men if they do excercise?

4 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No: There is no exercise that can increase your height after 24 , there are some surgeries to prolong your legs, but these are risky.
Dr. Jonathan Lau
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Not much chance: Growth spurts are completed in males by 18-20 years old. The growth plates in the long bones fuse by then. There has been reports that older males have grown taller, but they the exception not the norm.
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Probably not: By age 24, final height is done essentially for everyone, .
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
No: Your growth plates have already fused and there is no more potential for growth.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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