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Can Girls Height Increase After 20
Platform shoes: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer.By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential.Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Linear growth depends on growth centers in the long bones. Puberty accelerates and then ends growth by closing the growth plates. If you entered puberty at the average time you usually finish growth by 17-18.If late, and bone centers (xray of hand) are more consistent with a 15 yo you might grow in your 20's.If the growth centers are closed, you are done.If you have not grown in a year, U are. ...Read more
Why don't girls grow taller than guys?does the production of growth hormone decreases after menarche?can i still grow taller if i reduce wt.?girl, 20
Genetics/no: Girls can expect 2.5 inches (5cm) of additional height after menarche. Menarche influence the hormonal closure of the growth centers, and once closed, no further growth is possible. Males hit their growth spurt later and generally finish linear growth at a later age. Their pre-programmed growth pattern (genes) make them taller. ...Read more
You cannot: As a 20 year old male, your growth is likely done and your bones growth plates closed. There are no supplements or hormones you could take that are going to make a difference at this point in time. You need to accept where you are at and get on with living your life at your current stature. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Growth centers in long bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years in males. After that happens, you are done. If your growth centers are open, a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity will support good growth.Their are no special diet or exercises that make you taller. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is full compensatory/catch up growth possible after late puberty? How about at age 20 if growth plates are open until 23.
Can drinking alcohol as early as 7 or 8 years old once per week stunt your growth? Especially your height growth?
Not sure: what exactly you mean by "alcohol once a week". First of all no 7 or 8 y/o should be consuming alcoholic beverages. I am not sure that it is the alcohol per se though that is the only factor if your growth was stunted. Many other factors including genetics, diet, stress etc. But not a good idea for preteens to be consuming alcoholic beverages ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excessive ejaculation 3 times daily during growing age14-16 i did increase testosterone level high cause early fusion of growth plates stunt my height?
Nature: Your numbers are off a bit.Most women stop at 16-17 and men at 17-18 as a response to the hormones that drive puberty.These hormones tell the growth centers to finish and solidify in preparation for adult life. The growth centers are a weaker bone feature that are subject to greater risk of injury, once closed, the weakness is gone as is the potential for more linear growth. ...Read more
Height and age: 25 for males and 21 for females on the average. ...Read more
Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good posture and exercises that will strengthen your back and core muscles to support your spine. Some people with growth hormone deficiency can be treated and increase their height to their genetic potential if detected early. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Almost never happens: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy during the growing years, there's not much a person nor her doctor can do to increase height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely : If you entered puberty the same time as your friends ; your bone maturity is 18 yo or older there is little you can do to increase your height.A single x-ray of your left hand can be assessed for bone maturity.If bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches.Medicines won't help if the growth centers are closed/finished. ...Read more
Sir, what is the last age of height increasing? Can height increase after 21 in males. Can any HGH supplements work on height after 21?
21-22, very rare, no: Most men stop growing between ages 18-20 though there are rare cases of growing at 21 and very rarely at 22. But the odds of growing after 21 are quite small, as usually the growth plates of the bones have closed. Once the growth plates have closed then HGH can not help to increase height. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b73LhEoLzoQ for rare cases of late growth spurts. ...Read more
Can excessive GH minus acromegaly cause growth plates to slow or reopen in adults causing height to stop growing & then restart again 12 yrs later?
Confusing!: Truly excessive GH is a rare condition with causes rapid growth if your growth plates are still open (generally younger than age 16) and acromegaly if you are an adult and growth plates are closed. There is no chance that excessive GH would cause your closed growth plates to reopen but I may have misinterpreted your question. ...Read more
Shoe selection: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer.By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential.Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Want to increase height approx 3 inch. can it is possible age is 20 year old. will do anything to increase height.
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 your maturity reaches 18-19, your growth centers have fused and you are done.No meds or exercises can change that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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