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

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Dr. Mahmoud Shoib answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

There is no exercise that can increase your height after 24 , there are some surgeries to prolong your legs, but these are risky.

Answered Feb 16, 2017

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Dr. Jonathan Lau answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

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.

Answered Feb 16, 2017

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Dr. Elden Rand answered

Specializes in Cardiology

By age 24, final height is done essentially for everyone, .

Answered May 13, 2016

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Dr. Robert Kent answered

Specializes in Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Your growth plates have already fused and there is no more potential for growth.

Answered Nov 28, 2017

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