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Does Shaving Your Moustache Stunt 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
Depends on meaning: I encourage my patients to find physical activities that they can be engaged in for a lifetime. The idea of lifting weights can mean many things. The aap and certified trainer groups recommend no power lifting until the final stage of physical maturity which is when you reach your final height.Training in proper lifting under supervision of a certified trainer is fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Height: Have you had your height documented from an early age. If so at what age did you stop growing. If you are still growing, albeit slowly, and are much shorter than your parents a visit to your doctor would be appropriate. That said, well before age 47 your bone growth should have stopped and there is little likelihood of getting taller ...Read more
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
Not specifically: In puberty, the growth centers determine potential for more growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special diets or exercises will not make anyone grow taller than their genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of the wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity/growth potential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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