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Can Height Increase After 21
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 people increase their height after 21 years old? Ive do some research people can get taller naturally with exercise. Does this work?
Height: height is unlikely to increase after age 21. In very rare circumstances, there have been people who get taller after age 21 years. Don't count on it though. I see you're 25, it's nearly certain that you're done growing. Exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy life! Good luck! Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise, eat, sleep: 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, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more
I am 18 and 5'10" and i am taking calcium for height increase.Is it helpful?Please i need some advice . My friends in same age are 6'1"and higher.
You are likely done: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends and your bone maturity is that of a 18 yo 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 18, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches.If your growth centers r closed you are done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m 20 yrs girl & m only 5'1, does height increase by pills and injections after 20 ? If yes then suggest the names of pills or injection to be taken
Done Growing: You are done growing. There are no pills or injections that will cause you to grow any more. ...Read more
Perhaps: It is difficult to say if your height will increase. Usually late in adolescence (16-18) development is usually nearing completion. Perhaps you might grow a few inches in the next couple of years. But no one can tell. You could look at your parents and make a rough estimation of your final height by calculating the midparental height (inches) = (father height + (mother Height +5))/2. ...Read more
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