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Does Aderall Stunt Growth
Depends on meaning: I encourage my patients to find physical activities that they can be engaged in for a lifetime. The idea of lifting weights can mean many things. The aap and certified trainer groups recommend no power lifting until the final stage of physical maturity which is when you reach your final height.Training in proper lifting under supervision of a certified trainer is fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) affect growth during puberty .. It stunts growth through decreased appetite right? So could it stunt the penis or bone growth? Truth!
Stimulants can slow: Growth in children by about a half inch/year, but no valid study shows that they impact adult height. Appetite suppression while a stimulant is in the blood stream ceases when it wears off each day. Effects on weight gain ; growth lessen after the first year of treatment. Boys have a growth spurt about 2 years after puberty begins. See your doctor to check your stage of puberty ; your growth curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toxic levels might: I've reviewed the symptoms ; signs of vit. A toxicity on several web sites ; found one mention of toxic levels of vit. A causing premature closure of the growth plates which would stunt growth- this is more established in animals than humans. Vit a toxicity is rare ; occurs in those taking more than 10, 000 iu/day of preformed vit a for prolonged periods. There is no toxicity from beta carotene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Most boys discover how to enjoy their bodies at the start of the growth spurt. I'm sorry somebody tried to frighten you with this particular piece of disinformation. You probably have many questions about your changing body. Talk with a few sensible adults -- even dad might know more than you think. ...Read more
Probably not.: Those agents that may accelerate bone growth initially tend to cause stunting later like steroids. The evidence to suggest creatine causing increase in bone growth is weak at best. Pl see link for further info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/creatine/evidence/hrb-20059125 ...Read more
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