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Child height predictor based on parents and grandparents?

Child height predictor based on parents and grandparents?

Simple measures: Expected height from parent stature is equal to the average parent height (m+d/2) + 2.5 inches for males, -2.5 in for girls.Grandparent height is not used but may point to variations in accuracy of the method. This is only a basic predicted height. Some very tall or very short people come from normal sized parents, & a life's medical & nutritional issues can slow the growth of anyone. ...Read more

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How to increase height for boys?

How to increase height for boys?

Good diet: Taking a multivitamin and mineral supplement and eating a healthy diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables is important. Also getting regular exercise can be helpful. After the bones fuse at 16-17 years old there is no further increase in height. ...Read more

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Do boys grow in height in every tanner stage?

Do boys grow in height in every tanner stage?

They grow: They certainly grow in every Tanner stage, in some more than others. Certainly after reaching Tanner 5 at some point they stop growing. In general boys stop growing by 18-20. ...Read more

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What is a good height increasing method for 18 boys?

What is a good height increasing method for 18 boys?

Depends on bone age: The additional height anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth.An xray of the hands ; wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many growth centers to see.Proper diet and exercise help you reach your potential while lack of it can stunt you.Most 18 yo are done. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase height after 20 for boys....?I

Is there any way to increase height after 20 for boys....?I

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 more

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Is eexcess masturbatin leads to have low height growth in boys?

Is eexcess masturbatin leads to have low height growth in boys?

No: It won't make you short, smooth, hairy, infertile, stupid, an unfit husband / parent, a sexual cripple, insensitive to social issues, or unspiritual. It's excessive when you're preoccupied with erotica to the extent of missing out on other good things in life. ...Read more

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At what age boys stop height growth and iAm turning 17 can I grow still taller. Iam about 5feet 5inches???

At what age boys stop height growth and iAm turning 17 can I grow still taller. Iam about 5feet 5inches???

Depends on variables: Most males finish their growth by age 17-18. Growth centers in the long bones respond to the hormones of puberty by closing at a predictable pace.An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be assessed for growth plates and if more like a 14-15 yo you could expect more growth.If your growth plates have closed, you are done. ...Read more

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How to gain height at the age of 17 for boys?

How to gain height at the age of 17 for boys?

Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight lifting will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity.If close to 17 you have a little left, if like 15 you have mor. ...Read more