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Does Eating Boiled Eggs Helps Increase Height
Is it normal for urine to smell like hard-boiled eggs and it is a darker yellow? What should I do? I am an 18-year-old girl. My weight is 115lbs and my height is 5`2. I don't know much about my medical history I know my uncles and aunt have heart condition
Not normal: New changes like foul smell to urine and darker cloudy color could be due to a bladder infection or because of something you ate/or drank. If you also have symptoms like needing to urinate more often or burning discomfort when you urinate, an infection is likely. See a doctor please. ...Read more
Having one boiled egg per day — for 5 days a week > will it increase my cholesterol in the long run?
(*I do regular 45+ mins exercise in the evening)
Not likely: That one egg per day would affect your cholesterol level. ...Read more
Not possible: If your height has been the same for the past 2 years, which usually happens at the end of puberty and usually well before age 20, the growth plates in your bones have fused and it is not possible to gain height anymore. Having short stature in a culture that thinks big is better can be hard, but find ways of focusing on your other assets and your personality. Depressed? Please see counselor. ...Read more
Platform shoes: At a listed age of 37, there is no way to "grow" taller. The growth centers that determine linear growth close after adolescence, at 16-17 in most females and 18 in most males. After closure, you can not grow taller. There are no special meds, diets,exercises, that help. Hanging upside down also does not help (although we've been asked multiple times) ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growth centers of the long bones have fused, you cannot grow taller. A single x-ray of the wrist & hand can yield a bone maturity. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active. Nothing you eat or drink will add extra inches that you would not get with healthy living. An x-ray of your hand can be analysed for growth and see how much more you have left. Most at 16 are slowing but will grow some. ...Read more
Cross your fingers: There's no good way for the average person to purposefully increase his/her height short of going through puberty while getting enough healthy calories. However, in those w/proven short stature & open epiphyses, growth hormone may help. But if your growth plates are closed, then growth hormone won't make you any taller. So start by first getting a xray of your hand to evaluate those growth plates. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep ; and remaining physically active. Nothing you eat or drink will add inches to your final height quicker. You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. ...Read more
Platform shoes: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of an 18 yo 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 18, you are almost done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches. There are no magic solutions to being short if your growth centers r closed. ...Read more
No: Although this may give you a temporary stretch, allowing your spine to relax, the effect is lost as soon as you have returned to standing upright for any period. ...Read more
Can I tell me how I can increase height after 25 years. Is there any medicine for height growth.?
Height change at 25.: Usually not. Ask an endocrinologist if you are an exception. ...Read more
Is it. Possible to increase height at 18? From years i ve been hearing that height of boys increases till 21.
Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth is possible. A xray of the hands & wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many to see. If your bone maturity is average for a 18yo you are done growing taller. ...Read more
I am of 19 yrs from india. I want to increase height I am presently 5ft"5.55 and I want to gain 1-2 inches?
Will stretching often increase height? I seem to lose some height from morning to night. I feel my neck got longer only.
Growth: Most girls skeletal growth is finished by 16 yrs and most boys by 18 years. People slouch and they can improve their posture. If you want to call that growth then so be it but most doctors would not, they would just say that you're standing up straight. If you had surgically correctable scoliosis then that would lengthen your spinal column. ...Read more
My age is 17 years and my height 57 inches
So what can I do to increase my height? Is it possible to increase height after 17???
Hi my age is 18.5, can i still increase height? After my last birthday at 18 I was increased 1 CM after that I stopped, my height Is 177.5 now
Depends: To grow taller, your growth centers must be open. An x-ray of your wrist/hand can be examined to see if they are. If they have closed, you are done, if open, you have some potential. If you have slowed to 1cm in 1 yr you are likely at or near the end. ...Read more
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 more
Height is done by 22: 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
If you are in fact: 44 years old — you will not grow taller. To gain weight: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados & granola. ...Read more
Platform shoes: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of > 18 yo 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 >18, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches. There are no magic solutions if your growth centers are closed. ...Read more
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