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Can I Grow Taller At 23
Unlikely to happen: At sixteen your growth centers may be closing and you are unlikely to grow much 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.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more
Varies: 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.Most boys stop at 18. If you enter puberty late, you may have potential to grow later. ...Read more
Can I grow taller at 19 .. Especially if my growth plates are still open also will hgh help me to grow taller ?
Consultation time: If you are really 19 and have had no signs of puberty it is time for a thorough evaluation. I'll assume you have had little contact with doctors or this would have been started already. A pediatric endocrinologist would be where i would send you after initial lab and x-rays. ...Read more
At 19 are my growth plates closed ...trying to grow taller heard around that for males we stop growth completley at 25?
Can 14 yr old girl still grow tall? When dose girls usually stop growing? Can streching help grow tall too? What food help grow tall?
Depends on variables: The growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-17 years of age in girls. After that happens, you can not grow taller. If your growth centers are open, a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity will support good growth.There are no special diet or exercises that make you taller. ...Read more
Can streching help grow taller at 14 for girls. I look at the wiki how and they say it can help grow taller. And eating calcium can help grow tall too?
Not really...: There is usually some growth in girls at age 14 years. 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 the final height. Stand up straight! ...Read more
Not specifically: In puberty, growth centers have some potential for more growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but special diets or exercises will not make you grow taller than their genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer they have to grow, an x-ray of the wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.Most boys stop at 17. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read more
Maybe,maybe not : Women will generally grow 2.5 inches or 5 cm after their first period. The hormones that signal your development and trigger menses also tell the growth centers in your bones to start closing.After closure, you are done.An xray of your wrist and hand can be evaluated for open growth centers and if present you can grow taller if not, you are done. ...Read more
Most girls have...: ...reached their full adult height by your age. It's determined mostly by your genes and most of those genes are "donated" to you by your parents when you were conceived. You can appear noticeably taller by wearing high heels and clothing that doesn't have a defined waistline or contrast between the upper & lower part of the outfit. Tiny can be mighty. Many female celebs are short! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to grow taller after puberty? I'm 23 year old nd i stopped growing at the age of 15.Is there any exercise so that i can grow 2 inches
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
Depends: A balanced diet/proper sleep and exercise can sustain your best growth. However, some at 16 may have finished and diet/exercise/etc will not change that.A single x-ray of the wrist/hand can reveal the growth centers.If open, more growth is possible, if closed, it is finished. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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