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Doctor insights on: Does Semen Loss Affect Height Growth

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Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more


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I don't eat much. I sometimes only eat once a day. Will this affect my height growth?

I don't eat much. I sometimes only eat once a day. Will this affect my height growth?

Yes, it could: Undernutrition could indeed affect growth rates and thus final height. You only have a couple of years of growth left as a 14 year old male, so not getting appropriate nutrients now has a bigger impact than it would 5 years from now. It would be difficult to get the different types and amounts of nutrients you need daily with just one meal a day. ...Read more

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Does exercise have any affect in height / growth?

Yes and no: Adult height is mostly determined by your genetics. Eating well and exercising will help you grow to your full potential, but not anymore than whatever your genes have decided ahead of time. People who are malnourished don't grow as much as they could if they ate well. I suggest you exercise, eat well, get plenty of sleep. All that will will help stay on track to grow as much as you can. ...Read more

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What can you do to optimize your human height growth?

See details: The best way to be taller is to pick taller parents. There is no other way to maximize height. ...Read more

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How to stop my height growth it is 6ft2in I want to stop my height growth as soon as possible?

How to stop my height growth it is 6ft2in I want to stop my height growth as soon as possible?

Probably full grown: This is a change- virtually every day I see questions here from 18 yo men asking how they can grow taller! I tell them there is not much they can do because most men stop growing by age 18 and this is true for you as well. Occasionally men will grow a bit until age 21 but even if you do keep growing it should not be very much and the odds are very good you have reached your full height! ...Read more

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How to increase height growth?

How to increase height growth?

Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep ; and remaining physiclly active. Nothing you eat or drink will add inches. Poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. At 18 your growth centers may be closed and if so you are finished growing taller. ...Read more

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Does masturbating stop your height growth?

Does masturbating stop your height growth?

No: Usually a teenaged boy is already enjoying his body in this way at the beginning of his growth spurt. I'm sorry somebody told you something this foolish. Either they are very ignorant, or they are trying to frighten you for their own dark purposes. Talk to your personal physician, or some other adult (maybe even your same-sex parent) about your changing body. ...Read more

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Does mastubating lead to small height growth?

NO: There is no evidence that masturbation stunts growth. If this was the case there would be a lot more short men around!
height is determined almost entirely by our genes, though malnutrition can reduce our potential growth. ...Read more

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What to do if no height growth in 1 year old?

What to do if no height growth in 1 year old?

Confusing question: The general growth of an infant is 10 inches in the first year with a decline to about 3 in the second. Some kids are hard to measure accurately as toddlers. Linear growth is gradual. You list no dates or interval wherein you feel no growth occurred. If true, there may be a medical problem or diet problem as the main factor. These can be determined by your doctor. ...Read more

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So does early masturation slow height growth?

Precocious puberty: Early sexual maturation/physical development (precocious puberty) often lead to smaller/shorter stature as an adult. The earlier the process start, the more severe it is. Thus, often a child is evaluated regularly during early childhood/adolescent years to check for growth abnormality and institute treatment if needed. So, if u or someone you know may have this, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Slow height growth?

What is the definition or description of: Slow height growth?

Below average growth: Generally speaking, children grow a little over 2 inches per year from age 2 years onwards till the pubertal spurt. There are specific growth velocity charts. Statistically, significant slow height growth would be less than 2 SD below average for age and gender.
The most important thing to consider is getting accurate serial height measurement with an interval of one year (or at least 6 months). ...Read more

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What can I do to maximize my height growth during puberty-male?

What can I do to maximize my height growth during puberty-male?

Be Normal: If you are basically healthy, then your growth will determined by the potential your dna has. Nothing you do will really matter. There are no exercises or supplements that will make you taller than you are meant to be. ...Read more

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Can boys follow the same height-growth pattern as their fathers did?

Not specifically: The growth pattern of any child will be influenced by both parents. The expected final height of any male is the average of both parents height plus 2.5 inches. ...Read more

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What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

Before puberty: Largest growth spurt is usually just before & during early stages of puberty. Babies go through numerous growth sputrs during first year-of-life. Girls seem to undergo growth spurts at an earlier age than boys. ...Read more

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What should I do if my one-year old has not experienced height growth in a while?

What should I do if my one-year old has not experienced height growth in a while?

Depends on "while": This will depend on how long a "while" has been. Also, measuring height on a 1 year old can be difficult for some. Height should be measured head to toe with them lying down o exam table or measuring frame. Standing against a wall is unreliable less than 2 years old. Talk with your pediatrician to check your child's growth chart and review their growth velocity. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me how to increase height growth naturally at the age of 14?

Can you please guide me how to increase height growth naturally at the age of 14?

Balanced nutrition: At fourteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise. Special workouts or supplements will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential. If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read more

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Can lifting weights stunt height growth even if you are doing it in a sitting position?

Posture: No, but lifting weights incorrectly by technique or posture may injury yourself. Injury is more relevant than growth plate stunting. Find a professional for assistance to get proper training if you intend to lift heavier weights. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How to increase my height growth? And also how to increase my rate of development of the body?

How to increase my height growth? And also how to increase my rate of development of the body?

Genetics: Your dna is set. Good nutrition, calcium, and a diet with the majority of calories coming from protein sources is always best for health. ...Read more

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Which one is more effective for height growth, exercise in the morning or in the evening/night?!

Neither: Exercise does not contribute to height growth. That is a function of genetics and to a much lesser extent, diet. Exercise is great, and morning exercise after a light breakfast is highly recommended. ...Read more

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Does lifting 5-10kg weights affect height growth and pushups too do they stop growth of height...?

Does lifting 5-10kg weights affect height growth and pushups too do they stop growth of height...?

No and No: 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

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Why does the growth factor plus website offer full guarantee of increase if the height growth is not possible at a certain age?

To lure you in!: I'm pretty cynical but most dietary supplement companies have no published evidence of any benefit from their products. They're only interested in convincing you to buy their stuff even if that means making wild miraculously impossible claims backed by "promises" of guarantee. But have you known anyone who got their money back? It's not like returning something to Nordstrom or Costco! Good luck! ...Read more

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Should I use medical height growth product like step up or etc...? R they rly effective or not? They have any harm for our body?

Growing UP: No product will make you grow any taller than you are wired to grow by your genetics. There would be no health benefit to taking the product you describe. ...Read more

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Does lifting weights at the age of 20 decrease the chance of height growth? I am 179.5 cms and want to be 183 cms. Some tips please.

Does lifting weights at the age of 20 decrease the chance of height growth? I am 179.5 cms and want to be 183 cms. Some tips please.

Done growing: You are at you maximum height at age 20. Lifting weights will not effect your height or the height of an adolescent who is still growing. Be content with your height and focus your energy on things that you can control. ...Read more