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Does starting working out at gym as a 14 years old onwards, reduces or stops the process of height growth?

Does starting working out at gym as a 14 years old onwards, reduces or stops the process of height growth?

No: To my knowledge there is no evidence in the medical literature showing that teens who work out will have stunted growth. Having said that, it would be reasonable to avoid really heavy weight lifting, and instead focus on functional weight training as well as cardio workouts. ...Read more

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What can stop human growth hormone from working?

What can stop human growth hormone from working?

Source?: What do you mean? HGH given from exogenous source or endogenous natural growing as expected during the usual growth phase of life. Hard to determine what your question is regarding. ...Read more

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How to stop my body from continued growth?

How to stop my body from continued growth?

Body growth: Unless you are having some underlying bone/hormonal disease-you should be checked. if you feel nothing is wrong- leave it be, your growth plates may still be open. Xrays can tell if growth plates are open. Start with an endocrinologist if you are concerned. Good luck ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop breast growth?

Is there any way to stop breast growth?

There are no : Natural methods that I am aware of to stop breast development. Breast development (tanner stages) is different than increased breast size. If you lose weight in general, a certain % will be breast fat but the actual amount can't be predicted. ...Read more

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Can dehydration stop growth?

Can dehydration stop growth?

Odd question: The body has the ability to tolerate environments with poor access to water by changing the way their kidneys deal with water excretion. Over days and weeks this will come into some balance. If so, the effect on life is likely to trump any effect on growth. In those states where lake off food accompanies lack of fluids, lack of calories stop growth before low level of fluids. ...Read more

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At what age height growth stop?

At what age height growth stop?

Growth spurt: Different for boys and girls. In girls approx 15-17 yrs or three yrs after menarche. In boys, 20-22 yrs. ...Read more

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Does sex at 17 yr age stops growth?

Does sex at 17 yr age stops growth?

No: Final height is usually attained before age 17 in girls and in boys if not done growing, should be almost done growing. ...Read more

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I am 21 my height is 5'11" but my height growth is stop?

I am 21 my height is 5'11" but my height growth is stop?

Age and height : Chance of any further growth at this age is close to zero. 5'11" is a normal height for a 21 year old unless all family members are much shorter than that. Average human height is about 5'4" to 5'7". ...Read more