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Can You Increase Your Height
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
Height increase: If you are 8 years old, you need an adult to log in and pose the question on your behalf, if you are an adult asking about an 8 yrs old, better take him/her to the pediatrician for measurement and take it from there, if you are an adult already, your height is already set ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Platform shoes: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of an adult 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 adult, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 yr you might grow an additional couple of inches.Balanced diet/proper sleep/exercise all help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: You didn't list your age & we have no access to other information you may have uploaded.Age is important.You have the best chance to reach your tallest height by maintaining balanced nutrition, rest & exercise. You can grow taller until your growth centers close during puberty, which is 17-18 in most males.No special exercise,food or medicine can make you taller if the growth centers are closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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