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At what age do you reach your permanent height?

At what age do you reach your permanent  height?

Depends on gender: Women reach their full height about two years after menarche (the first period). Men may continue to grow until 20 yrs of age. ...Read more

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At what age do you reach full 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

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What age will i reach my maximum height?

What age will i reach my maximum height?

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

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What is the last or latest possible age that a female can grow taller and reach her final adult height?

What is the last or latest possible age that a female can grow taller and reach her final adult height?

Growth patterns: Females usually have their last growth spurt shortly after they start their menstral cycle. So most females have reached their final adult height by age 15. Males are little behind females and don't reach adult height until age17-18. ...Read more

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How can I increase my height and now my age is 16 years old before i reach to 18 years ?

How can I increase my height and now my age is 16 years old before i reach to 18 years ?

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 more

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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?

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

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How can I improve my height in the age 24?

Done Growing: I am always surprised that anyone of your age asks this question. But, it comes daily. You are done growing at 24. You will not get any more height. ...Read more

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What is the common height of boy in age of 16 ?

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