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What are the best ways to grow taller at 16 and if you put stretching please list examples of what stretches?

What are the best ways to grow taller at 16 and if you put stretching please list examples of what stretches?

Nothing special: Genetics and the growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow. Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years of age in males. After that happens, you can not grow taller. If your growth centers are open (xray), a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity would support good growth. There are no special diets, meds or exercises that make you taller. ...Read more

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Will you grow taller at 16 years old if take eat foods will a lot of vitamin a?

Will you grow taller at 16 years old if take eat foods will a lot of vitamin a?

Gtow w vit A: No and vitamin a is toxic to the liver at nigh doses
if you are worried about height see an endocrinologist but do not overdose on vitamin a! ...Read more

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Hi is there any supplements or devices that can make me grow taller at 16 years old?

Hi is there any supplements or devices that can make me grow taller at 16 years old?

Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but 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. If close to 16 you have a little left, if like 14 you have more. ...Read more

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How to grow taller when I 16 years old?

How to grow taller when I 16 years old?

16: Regrettably you are close to your final height. Over the next few years your bones will grow taller. How tall are you now and how tall are your parents and any brothers and sisters? If you are the shortest in the family now would be the time to see your doctor to make sure your growth hormones are OK. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Most effective approachess to grow taller for a 16 year old.?

Most effective approachess to grow taller for a 16 year old.?

Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight lifting 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. If close to 16 you have a little left, if like 14 you have more. ...Read more

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Does jumping helps to grow taller? I am 16. How can I grow taller I am 146

Does jumping helps to grow taller? I am 16. How can I grow taller I am 146

Height: Diet and genetics determine your height. If you eat a reasonably healthy diet your growth will be determined by your DNA. Jumping will not help, particularly if from tall buildings. ...Read more

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How to grow taller if I am 16 years old?

How to grow taller if I am 16 years old?

Growth last year?: There is usually some growth in boys at age 16 years. 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 the final height. ...Read more

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Can you grow taller by eating healthy at 16 years old?

Can you grow taller by eating healthy at 16 years old?

Depends: A balanced diet/proper sleep and exercise can sustain your best growth. However, some at 16 may have finished and diet/exercise/etc will not change that. A single x-ray of the wrist/hand can reveal the growth centers. If open, more growth is possible, if closed, it is finished. ...Read more

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How likely is someone to grow 5 inches taller at 16?

How likely is someone to grow 5 inches taller at 16?

I am not sure if you: Will. Most boys stop growing taller by 16 or 17 years old. One factor is when you began puberty. If you were older when you began puberty, then you may have more time for a growth spurt. However your height is largely determined by genetics. You can get an estimate of what your ultimate height will be w a height predictor calculator: http://children.Webmd. Com/healthtool-kids-height-predictor. ...Read more

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How can I grow 6 inches taller at 16 girl?

How can I grow 6 inches taller at 16 girl?

Unlikely to happen: At sixteen your growth centers may be closing and you are unlikely to grow much taller. If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist ; hand can be analysed for bone maturity ; tell if the growth centers remain open to new growth. Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more

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I'm 16, female and 160cm tall. Can I still grow taller? How can I grow taller?

I'm 16, female and 160cm tall. Can I still grow taller? How can I grow taller?

Maybe, maybe not...: 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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I'm 16 and I'm 5'10". at 12 I was 5'4".......will I grow taller....I want to be at least 6'0-6'1"?

I'm 16 and I'm 5'10". at 12 I was 5'4".......will I grow taller....I want to be at least 6'0-6'1"?

It is possible: You are still growing but it is hard to tell how much taller you will become. Height is also hereditary, how tall are your parents? Other family members? Best of luck! ...Read more

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I've asked multiple question and recived different answers, in General for a male 16 Yr will I grow taller, I'm 5.10 only looking for 1 inch gain?

I've asked multiple question and recived different answers, in General for a male 16 Yr will I grow taller, I'm 5.10 only looking for 1 inch gain?

You could check: Any further height would depend on having open growth centers in your long bones. A single x-ray of your wrist/hand can be examined for open growth centers. If they have closed, like they do for most males by 18, you are done. If open, you might grow more. If you have grown lees than an inch in the past yr you are likely near the end of your growth. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old male and I'm 5'2, how can I grow taller?

I am 16 years old male and I'm 5'2, how can I grow taller?

Patience: Unfortunately, there is no safe/effective way to boost your height. Some drugs can make you grow, but they also cause serious, permanent medical side effects and are not safe or healthy. Anything you may read--like hanging by your legs/arms etc--have not been proven to work. Eat a healthy diet calcium and protein so your body can grow to it's maximum potential. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 16 years old, will I grow taller?

Maybe: Growth patterns are related with hormonal changes and with the genetics of your family. There are individuals that achieve their peak growth earlier than 16 and others that still continue to grow after. Your doctor is the best source to tell you that, since he has records of your growth pattern over the years. Also, ask your parents and see when they achieved their permanent hight. ...Read more

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My cousin 16 years old what exercise and habit can help. Him grow taller?

My cousin 16 years old what exercise and habit can help. Him grow taller?

Exercise, eat, sleep: 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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My sister is 16 years old this year but she's only 155 cm. Can she grow taller 10 more CM? Thank you

My sister is 16 years old this year but she's only 155 cm. Can she grow taller 10 more CM? Thank you

Unlikely to happen: By 16 most girls are at the end of their linear growth & their growth centers are closing. Your sister is likely to grow only 5-6 cm after starting her periods. If delayed, there may be more time, but if this happened at the normal time she's likely near the end of her growth. An xray of her hand can tell if her growth centers still show more potential. ...Read more