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Adult Height Prediction
Maybe/maybe not: Prematurity is a broad category with survivors occasionally as early as 24 weeks up to more common 36-37. The smaller/earlier the baby the more likely they had or have predisposing factors that may limit final height. The less time in the neonatal ICU and less complications with their care, the less it will alter achieving their genetic potential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the last or latest possible age that a female can grow taller and reach her final adult height?
Hello, I am a young adult 21years old. I wanted to know whether those various height increasing medicines really help?
Scams: At age 21, you have almost certainly reached your maximum height. The medicines are promoted by people who know they do not work, but that most people will not ask for their money back (they're embarrassed). You're male, though, and you can add lean muscle at the gym and look great regardless of height; you'll be admired for this and it trumps how tall you are. Good luck. ...Read more
I know there are thousands of rare diseases but are there any known ones that cause adult height to signif. grow after years of no growth? I'm 39.
That's a strange one: because usually after the ends of the bones fuse in young adulthood, it is not possible for them to lengthen, which is what would be necessary for one to get taller. There is a condition called acromegaly that could cause some bones to get wider, so hands and feet and jaws and forehead can grow. If you are noticing this, you should be checked for pituitary problems. Good luck! ...Read more
Read a docs posts that person's growth can't be restarted but said research being done. Is there now a way adults height can restart growing again?
No such a thing: Linear growth is only possible when your growth plates are open when you are young ...Read more
Any truth to what I read--that 1-2 sodas/day, like Mountain Dew, can cause GH levels to rise & increase the height of adults (many yrs past puberty)?
Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?
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