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Doctor insights on: Can Girls Height Increase After 20

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Please tell me, could a girls height increase after 17?

Please tell me, could a girls height increase after 17?

Maybe: Most women are limited to 2.5 inches of additional height after menses. The hormones that trigger menses signal the growth centers to finalize and close. At 17 most women have closed growth centers. A few may continue if their growth is delayed. ...Read more

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Girls height will increase till age of?

Girls height will increase till age of?

16 years for most: Most girls, not all, stop growing by about 16 years. It is more accurate to go by the age of her first period. They almost always stop growing by 3 years after the date of the first period. ...Read more

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Till what age can girls increase there height?

Till what age can girls increase there height?

Varies: Most girls will be done at 16 but some finish later depending on the status of their growth centers. If open, they can grow more (xrays can verify) in general, they grow 2.5 inches or 5 cm after their first menses.The hormones of puberty send out instructions to the growth centers to finish up. ...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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Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

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 more

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Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Unlikely to help: At 21 your growth centers have likely closed so don't expect to grow taller. If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist & hand can be analysed for bone maturity & tell if the growth centers remain open to new growth. ...Read more

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Hi, I am Sana, I am 16 and 10month, want to increase my height, I heard that girls grow from 11 to 18y old so I want to grow fast, give some Tips.

Hi, I am Sana, I am 16 and 10month, want to increase my height, I heard that girls grow from 11 to 18y old so I want to grow fast, give some Tips.

Growth evaluation: Dear Sana, you have not provided your actual height measurement. Final height depends on a lot of factors like family genetics, nutrition and general health. I would suggest you go to a doctor to get a good health evaluation and height velocity measurements and eat a healthy and balanced diet that includes proteins and minerals like calcium, and vitamin A & D. ...Read more

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Does excessive masturbation increases height in teen girls?

Does excessive masturbation increases height in teen girls?

No.: There is no link between the frequency of masturbation and height, either in boys of girls. ...Read more

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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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I don't have a girlfriend. How to make myself attractive to girls? My height is 5.8,

Girls are...: ....Attracted to intelligence, fitness, cleanliness, respectfulness, achievement and confidence. Your height is irrelevant. A girl who does or doesn't want to be with you because you are a bit too tall or a bit too short is someone you don't want to be with anyway. ...Read more

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What's the predicted height of my girls if I am 5'2 and dad is about 6ft?

5'4.5": The genetic influence of both parents uses average parental height and subtracts 2.5 inches from that number. So at an average of 5'7' less 2.5 you get 5'4.5. The final height can vary either way. ...Read more

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I'm 19 yrs guy from INDIA my height is 5feet 7 inches my weight is 69kgs. Am I really tall enough to attract girls? Is my height good enough worldwide?

I'm 19 yrs guy from INDIA my height is 5feet 7 inches my weight is 69kgs. Am I really tall enough to attract girls? Is my height good enough worldwide?

Yes: You have to be your self. Read Shakespeare's Hamlet in which Polonius is giving advice to his son and he tells him "To thine own self be true, for then thou canst be false to any man..." Good advice then, and good advice today 400 years after his passing. ...Read more

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Dr. When girls stop gaining height?

Dr. When girls stop gaining height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5-3 inches (5-6 cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16.This is when the growth centers in your long bones close. ...Read more

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Do girls still grow in height at 19?

Do girls still grow in height at 19?

Grouth plates open?: Growing bones have plates of new growth located just before the bone ends. These growth plates have less density than bone & show up on xray as a dark line like a crack. As long is there are active growth plates, there is potential for more growth in that bone. A hand xray can see if they have more time to grow. If the growth plates have closed linear growth is done. Most girls close at 16 & r done. ...Read more

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Until what age do girls grow in height?

Until what age do girls grow in height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

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Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period. The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most. There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

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Have any girls grown in height after 18?

Have any girls grown in height after 18?

Unlikely to happen: The growth centers of both genders are essentially closed by the age of 18 making any more linear growth unlikely. An x-ray of the hand can determine if any growth centers remain open, but at 18 this is unlikely. If the x-ray showed bone maturity to be more consistent with the age or 13-14, that much growth might be possible but a visit with an endocrinologist would be needed to understand why. ...Read more

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My height is depressing me. At what age do girls stop growing?

My height is depressing me. At what age do girls stop growing?

Depends: The hormones of puberty trigger both the final growth spurt and eventual closure of the growth centers. Women generally grow 5-7 cm after their first menses, which itself can happen at differing age based on genetic and dietary factors. Most will finish by 16-17.A single x-ray of the wrist/hand can identify growth centers as either open (more growth) or closed (finished growing). ...Read more

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At what age do girls stop growing in height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

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What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

Before puberty: Largest growth spurt is usually just before & during early stages of puberty. Babies go through numerous growth sputrs during first year-of-life. Girls seem to undergo growth spurts at an earlier age than boys. ...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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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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I am 16 yrs old but does not have a height of that age. My mom is also short. What is the maximum age till girls gain height? What can be done?

Expectations: Your height is determined by the genetic influences of your parents and your lifestyle/diet/rest/exercise. We expect any female to grow to be the average of her parents height less 5 cm. You grow about 7cm after your first menses. By age 16 you are likely near the end of your growth as most stop at 16-17. ...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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If small boys and girls drink coffee does that stunt their height?

If small boys and girls drink coffee does that stunt their height?

It wouldn't but why?: Caffeine should not have effects on children's growth but why would you want to introduce coffee to small kids? It can make them having insomnia, nausea, dizziness, palpitations, anxiety, tremor... And even arrhythmias, hypertension and electrolyte disturbance due to its diuretic effect. The list of side effects can keep going on. Think about it. ...Read more

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What is the reasonable height for a 17 year old How tall will I be lf I am 5 7 and a half weighing 166 Will I grow taller than my mom or dad or both What are some tips/remedies to grow taller Will I be taller than the girls in my class because I'm not

What is the reasonable height for a 17 year old How tall will I be lf I am 5 7 and a half weighing 166 Will I grow taller than my mom or dad or both What are some tips/remedies to grow taller Will I be taller than the girls in my class because I'm not

You R likely done: Most males stop growing taller at 17 & expected height is their parental average plus 2.5 inches. The best aid for growth is an active lifestyle, proper rest & a healthy diet. Don't expect anyone to grow taller than their genetic potential. If you want to know if you can grow more, an x-ray of the wrist/ hand can be analysed for bone maturity. If the growth centers are closed you are done ...Read more

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Why are some girls so skinny? They eat food but they don't exercise. They're tall or average height like 5'6 and weight like 100 Ibs. How and why?

Why are some girls so skinny? They eat food but they don't exercise. They're tall or average height like 5'6 and weight like 100 Ibs. How and why?

Different metabolism: There is a spectrum of metabolism in humans. Some are efficient users of calories and are prone to overweight and diabetes. Others are calorie wasters and will stay thin almost no matter how much they seem to eat. So you are describing girls who either are calorie wasters or secretly controlling their diet in a way you cannot observe. ...Read more