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Does Lsd Affect Height Growth In A Growing Teen
No: two-thirds of the existing in vitro studies have reported some degree of increased chromosomal breakage following exposure to illicit or pure lsd. With one exception, these changes were observed with concentrations of lsd and durations of exposure that far exceeded the dosages commonly used in humans. In none of the studies was there a clear dosage-response relationship. ...Read more
Is there a hair follicle test that can detect LSD use by my teen? She tells me it can't be tested and switched from pot for that reason. I am at a loss for what to do. She was arrested for possession of pot and is on probation with random drug tests.
I'm 19y/o probably a late bloomer, had my first growth spurt at 15-16.Still can't grow a beard. Havnt grown since last year. Can I expect height growth?
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. An 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 19 yo you are done growing taller. ...Read more
Depends on family: 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 some families, people grow in height until age 20 or 21... so just ask relatives. ...Read more
The only: Thing that will grow is your wallet, and it will grow SMALLER! The stuff you're taking is worthless! Don't believe everything you hear and don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Is it possible for a 14y/o male not to grow for 1 or 2 years and then suddenly resume height growth?!
Yes: Yes this is not an uncommon scenario. Boys can go thru 'growth spurts'before, during and after adolescence, and can continue to grow until age 19.See an endocrineologist for further information.. ...Read more
At what age boys stop height growth and iAm turning 17 can I grow still taller. Iam about 5feet 5inches???
Depends on variables: Most males finish their growth by age 17-18. Growth centers in the long bones respond to the hormones of puberty by closing at a predictable pace. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be assessed for growth plates and if more like a 14-15 yo you could expect more growth. If your growth plates have closed, you are done. ...Read more
I'm 16, male, and my height is just 5"5'. My height growth last year was just one inch. Is there a possibility of growing taller?
Growing up: Yes, of course. You are still going to grow. ...Read more
I'm 19, my height is about 1.69 m. What can I possibly do to grow just a few more cm? Life habits that prohibit height growth? Like sleeping too late?
No growth last year?: If no growth in the last year, then growth has finished. 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. ...Read more
Does a mother deprivation syndrome affect height growth of a child? I grow up with father only and didn't get a mom's love and caring...
Height: It can because you are not getting the nurturing effect if a mother. That is you are not getting sufficient calories. ...Read more
How can a smoking teen stunt his height growth? It's hard to believe how many inconclusive answers there is. So is it true? And if so by how many inch
Not for a teen: Smoking can stunt the growth of a fetus, but typically by the time you are a teenager there are only a few medical reasons why growth may be stunted. If there are no other medical problems, then growth is affected by the height of the mother and father. Regardless, smoking has many deliterous side effects and is definitely bad for your health. Please advise the teen to stop smoking. ...Read more
Is it true that if growing children do more physical exercise there height growth is reduced and they attain below normal height. Thanks.
Wives tale: Another wives tale to add to the list of many. ...Read more
Iam male 16 year old my height is 175 and my hand growth plates has close will I grow more or my height growth is stop?
Any growth last yr.?: If no growth in the past year, then growth has finished. If one did grow some, there may be growth this year. Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic 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 can do that changes height. ...Read more
Can you take atenolol (25mg) and grow taller pills at the same time with no problem? They are supplement pills called (height growth) im 18. Safe?
Who knows: At a listed age of 20, no "supplement" or other drug you take will help you grow taller. Linear growth requires open growth centers which close in men at 16-17 for most. An x-ray of the wrist could be examined to see if yours are open but chances are they are closed. Supplements are not regulated or even examined by the FDA until they hurt or kill someone. How they interact with your other med is?? ...Read more
LSD and the mind: When it comes to hallucinogenics there are no guarantees. Some people can have no negative experiences and others can have horrible responses with long standing issues. Since there is no way to tell the outcome, people who experiment with chemical compounds like LSD are gambling each time they take the drug. ...Read more
LSD: Rarely LSD can kill if used recreationally. Although it is very harmful for your brain function causing flashbacks, attention and concentration problems, addiction, and sedation. Hallucinations and delusions are likely to happen with LSD, and can trigger temporary or permanent psychosis in certain individuals. ...Read more
A/W Dr. Jacobson: Along with visual hallucinations there can sensory distortion of color, size & shape of the article being viewed. Auditory hallucinations may be accompanied by aberrant perception of sounds. ...Read more