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Does Calcium Really Increase Growth In Teens
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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