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Does calcium really increase growth in teens?

Does calcium really increase growth in teens?

No: But it will certainly enhance their bone density, granted that adequate vitamin d intake coexists. ...Read more

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If someone in mid30s had growth plates that possibly never closed & took calcium mag, Vit D, zinc, could they cause height to increase several inches?

If someone in mid30s had growth plates that possibly never closed & took calcium mag, Vit D, zinc, could they cause height to increase several inches?

Open growth rates: Open growth plates at age 30 or so are extremely unlikely. Have you had these open plates confirmed or is that your thinking? If confirmed your doctors need to take a bone biopsy and see what is going on. With open growth plates your risk of fracture is increased and there is little likelihood, if any, of your growing taller. ...Read more

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Do high calcium levels increase bone growth?

Do high calcium levels increase bone growth?

No: High calcium concentrations could be dangerous. It is important to take in a healthy amount of vitamin d and calcium for bone health. Not knowing more about you, i suggest you ask your doctor about the recommended intake of these nutrients for you. ...Read more

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Does prolia mitigate bone loss and increase bone growth? When used with calcium and strontium?

Does prolia mitigate bone loss and increase bone growth?  When used with calcium and strontium?

Yes: It has benefit even if the calcium or strontium is not used. Studies have shown that calcium has little or no benefit as regards bone growth or preventing bone loss. ...Read more

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Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

No: While exercise, especially aerobic, is great, it will not have any effect on height. And, there is nothing you can do to cause an effect on height. ...Read more

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What are some ways thats you can increase breast growth for teens?

What are some ways thats you can increase breast growth for teens?

Be patient, be you: Breast development is different for everyone. Some of us are early "bloomers" and some of us are late. You can try a padded bra if you are feeling self conscious. Having big breasts is not all that it seems because many women undergo breast reduction to make them smaller. Be proud of who you are and your breast size. You want to be known for more than a cup size. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a huge calcium deposit growth on his chest and thinks it's not dangeruios at all. Can it cause health problems??

My boyfriend has a huge calcium deposit growth on his chest and thinks it's not dangeruios at all. Can it cause health problems??

See a Physician : I am not sure what you are describing. Have a Physician determine the exact condition and get the appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What counts as calcium overdose and what happens if you take too much? I heard it messes up bone growth

What counts as calcium overdose and what happens if you take too much? I heard it messes up bone growth

Let me explain: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Could calcium repair a bone's damaged growth plate?

Could calcium repair a bone's damaged growth plate?

No :-(: If a child's growth plate has been injured, the problem is that the growth plate, which is made of cartilage and not bone might "fuse" or stop growing. Calcium will not prevent injury incidence, or heal a growth plate following an injury. The treatment of growth plate injuries depends on the type of injury, how old the child is, and a number of other factors ---. ...Read more

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