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18 30 Years Old
I've been dealing with major chronic stress since i was 14. Am 18 now. Can this biologically make me 30-40 years old? I feel washed up already.
More than stress: Stress certainly can make you feel tired, especially if you aren't sleeping well. But you may be suffering from other problems, like depression or generalized anxiety, that can make you feel even worse. Getting these under control can help you feel your age again. Your body hasn't gotten old yet. But keep it healthy with good food, exercise, and avoiding street drugs as well. See your md. ...Read more
I want more hair in my body, i'd like to have in my chest. I'm 30 years old, is there any way. Im from s aisa?
Not Likely: Noticeable chest hair growth depends on heredity and genetics. Some men never grow chest hair. If you are going to have chest hair, it usually starts around the same time or shortly after beard growth. So some may have heavy chest hair by age 14-15, others early to mid 20s, and some will never have significant chest hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Around 17-18: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growth centers of the long bones have fused, you cannot grow taller. A single x-ray of the wrist ; hand can yield a bone maturity. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General rule: Your family doc has charts for this, but a general rule for a female is: 100 pounds for 5 feet, and 5 pound for every inch above 5 feet. So, for example, if you are 5'3", you should be about 115 pounds...More or less depending on your body-type.. ...Read more
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