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Can girls still grow taller after puberty? Heard that some girls still increase height after 20 yr old.

Can girls still grow taller after puberty? Heard that some girls still increase height after 20 yr old.

More to come, likely: Most people continue to grow through their mid to late adolescence, and some can continue to grow into their early 20's, but the is unusual. Likely you have a ways to go still before you stop growing. ...Read more

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Girls increase their height after menses?

Girls increase their height after menses?

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 more

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Docs said girls typically stop growing around 19-21 except for few rare cases. What would cause those few rare cases where height not achieved by then?

Docs said girls typically stop growing around 19-21 except for few rare cases. What would cause those few rare cases where height not achieved by then?

Odd data: I'm not sure where you get your info but most women in the US end their linear growth by 16-17.The hormones that support pubertal changes and menses cause the bones to accelerate,then close their growth activity, which averages 2.5 inches after the first cycle.Those whose genes cause a delay in puberty have growth centers that remain open longer, a support growth later. ...Read more

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Will streching help growtall at 14 for girls? Will she decreasre hight? And dose drinkibg caffine casue height to grow slpwer?

Will streching help growtall at 14 for girls? Will she decreasre hight? And dose drinkibg caffine casue height to grow slpwer?

No,no: At fourteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special workouts, stretching or supplements will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential. Coffee in routine amounts has little or no influence on growth. ...Read more

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Does growing in height stop for girls at around 16 years old?

Variable: Growth stops when the growth plates fuse. As with most functions there is a range that is considered normal. Generally once girls start to menstruate, they usually grow about 1 or 2 more inches, reaching their final adult height by about age 14 or 15 years (younger or older depending on when puberty began). ...Read more

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