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Increasing Height After Age 24
Not without surgery.: An adult stops growing after the epiphyseal plates (growth plates) of their long bones fuse together, which typically happens in the teenage years. After that, the only way to increase height is by bone-lengthening surgery, where a surgical break is made in the shin bones and an apparatus is inserted which allows a doctor to, day by day, painfully split the bones apart. You only get 2-3 inches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to increase height at the age of 24, 4-6inches atleast.Is this possible to increase in height and if yes, then how much time is needed?
Not usually: Most girls have their growth spurt 2 years before and 2 years after the beginning of their periods. At this late date, another 4-6 inches would be very unlikely. There really isn't anything you can do about your height at this age (or most ages- it's usually related to your genetics). Accept who you are and focus on your strengths and other qualities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to increase height after the age of 22 ? My height is 5'7.How can i increase my height ? What type of exercises should i do externally
No: You've probably reached your full height. In most cultures, taller is a plus for a man, but it's completely overridden in the "looks" department by your muscular development and overall level of fitness. There's nothing you're going to be able to do about your height, but you can look fantastic just by spending an hour a day in the gym. Lee Priest (photo guy) is 5'2", not complaining. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to increase height by 2_3inches...I regularly do cycling..What other exercise should I do...Age 19?
You are full-grown: Sorry to give you disappointing news, but it is rare for girls to grow after age 16-18, in fact most girls stop growing around age 14. Bone growth is caused by "growth plates" and once the growth plates close (usually 2-3 years after puberty) the bones are unable to grow. Nothing can change this. You need to accept your current height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited if any potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but no special diet or exercise will alter your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity.Most females stop at 16-17 or within 3 yrs of menses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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