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At What Age Do You Reach Your Permanent Height
Height: If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. Our height is largely determined by genetics (our parents' height). If you are healthy (no unusual causes for stunted growth/ smaller stature) then there is not a way to become taller ...Read more
Teen years: Everyone can be a little different. There are certainly incidences where individuals grow significantly after 18, but usually that age is the end. Girls get near their final height at about 15 and boys at about 16. You gain a little after that, but not much - usually. Your bony growth plates will fuse at around 18 and height growth will stop. ...Read more
Height: by age 17 yrsGet a more detailed answer ›
What is the last or latest possible age that a female can grow taller and reach her final adult height?
Raising HGH by...: Most men stop growing around age 18 but occasionally some grow until age 21. Our height is mostly determined by genetics but taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone should help maximize your potential height. See http://bit.Ly/1cyctlq for good information on measures that may help. A healthy diet and adequate sleep is important too- going to sleep around 10pm may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a child was malnourished (lived off of processed foods, no proper nutrients, etc) up to age 12-13 could they still reach their potential height?
Malnourished? : "Malnourished" means not enough calories or not enough protein. It has long term consequences, affecting growth and sometimes development. Processed foods, although not ideal, on the other hand, are not necessarily deficient in these nutrients so it's not right to assume the child was malnourished. ...Read more
I had an xray done for my wrisits that showed an bone age of 15. could I perhaps take HGH to reach my potential height? (I am only 4'11)
5'3" to 6'1" -ish: One common growth chart shows a 16yo to be between 63" (5th percentile) and 73" (95th percentile) for height range. Numbers below should be evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not a medical condition slowing growth before it stops. Larger numbers suggest future in basketball! ...Read more
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