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Doctor insights on: Growing Season

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At what age do girls start growing pubic hair?

At what  age do girls start growing pubic hair?

Puberty: Once a girl is making hormones in order to menstruate, then the process is set in order for hair to begin to grow. This will usually occur around 11-12 years of age but may be a bit earlier or a bit later. ...Read more

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Is it possible grow taller at age of 23?

Is it possible  grow taller at age of 23?

Yes but not likely: Most people have fused growth plates by this stage in life. Males are generally done growing by age 18-19. Females are fully grown by age 16-17. ...Read more

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When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

Not necessarily: Some boys have leg hair from a young age (certain ethnic groups). Now, he is done growing when he grows enough facial hair to require shaving every day. ...Read more

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Is it possible to grow taller after puberty? I'm 23 year old nd i stopped growing at the age of 15.Is there any exercise so that i can grow 2 inches

Is it possible  to grow taller after puberty? I'm 23 year old nd i stopped growing at the age of 15.Is there any exercise so that i can grow 2 inches

Growing taller: Once your growth plates have closed off in your bones you will stop growing. There is not drug to change this. Growth hormone can only be used to increase height while the growth plates are still open. ...Read more

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Could late bloomers (in puberty) end puberty faster than early bloomers?

Could late bloomers (in puberty) end puberty faster than early bloomers?

More information:: Here: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en-us/care-services/conditions-treatments/late-puberty/Pages/index.aspx This may start to answer your concerns. ...Read more

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Is lipoma considered fast growing if it grows by 50% in 2 years?

Is lipoma considered fast growing if it grows by 50% in 2 years?

Lipoma. : It's more subjective than that, but if you've noticed this rate of growth you might want to consider having it removed and sent to the lab for analysis. ...Read more

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I'am 21 , can I grow tall ? I've stopped growing since puberty i guess.

I'am 21 , can I grow tall ? I've stopped growing since puberty i guess.

No: We all stop growing at some point; boys around 16-17, girls around 15-16. Some may grow beyond that. At 21, it is unlikely you will grow taller. ...Read more

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Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Hormonal ?: You may have overdone the thyroxine, but unlikely at your age without hour growth plates still. Eing open !! Suggest you check this out with your endocrinologist ...Read more

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No mom since 3yo, grew with dad only during puberty, ate junk food alot, stress a lot, delay puberty, smoked hookah for 2y, 5'7, dad's 5'9, stunted growth?

No mom since 3yo, grew with dad only during puberty, ate junk food alot, stress a lot, delay puberty, smoked hookah for 2y, 5'7, dad's 5'9, stunted growth?

Height growth: Height growth can be a product of genetics as well as environmental factors. There isn't much you can do to change the past, but you can focus on being healthy now. Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, get adequate sleep and avoid drugs/alcohol/and smoking. Some boys have a second smaller growth spurt after their teens, but that depends mostly on family history. ...Read more

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How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

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 more

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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?

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

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Why do children grow taller during puberty ?

Why do children grow taller during puberty ?

Increased Hormones: Puberty is caused by hormonal changes that occur as children grown from 10-20 years of age. Hormones, especially androgens (testosterone() cause bones to grow during this time which makes you grow taller(growth spurt) ...Read more

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Heard of adult--decades past end of puberty--suddenly start growing taller again, 2 growth spurts in fact. Any truth to those claims? Cause of that?

Heard of adult--decades past end of puberty--suddenly start growing taller again, 2 growth spurts in fact. Any truth to those claims? Cause of that?

No: That does not happen in real life, only in the online world. In real life, when teens and young adults stop growing taller, they stop growing taller. ...Read more

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Should my diet change season to season?

Should my diet change season to season?

Change seasons: Yes. There are many factors. One factor is the availability of the foods in your diet e.g. Fruits are plentiful in the summer and harder to buy in the winter. Ones calorie requires may vary by the season as usually people are more physically active in the summer as opposed to winter. ...Read more

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Is there a season when more people get sick?

Is there a season when more people get sick?

Flu seasaon: Late fall/winter is the flu season in america, often resulting in increased sicknesses seen. Recommended that all people over 6 months old get a flu shot, unless otherwise contraindicated in individual cases. ...Read more

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What diet should one follow in summer season?

What diet should one follow in summer season?

Organic produce: One filled with vegetables and fruits that are in season. Organic produce that is bought locally can help to ensure freshness. Enjoy mother natures' gifts of the season. ...Read more

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Should i change my diet for the fall season? If so, how?

Should i change my diet for the fall season? If so, how?

Not necessary: You can maintain the same balanced, healthy diet all year round. Nowadays, we can get fresh fruits and vegetables as well as fresh fish and meat all year around. ...Read more

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I get coughing fits during colder seasons. What should I do?

I get coughing fits during colder seasons. What should I do?

See doctor...: There are many possible causes of this including bronchospasm, infection of the airways due to bacteria or virus, GERD, post-nasal drip, or even a combination of these factors. Treatment depends on the cause so see your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treated. If you smoke, you need to quit ASAP!! ...Read more

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What do you advise if i swam an entire swim season. Practice that even happen?

What do you advise if i swam an entire swim season. Practice that even happen?

Good for you: I hope you enjoyed the sport and will keep it up -- old football players go to seed, but swmming is a plan for lifelong fitness. What's your question? ...Read more

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Does the body physiologically change as the seasons change to accommodate a change in temperature? (ie: more weight in the fall and winter)

Does the body physiologically change as the seasons change to accommodate a change in temperature? (ie: more weight in the fall and winter)

Not Really: Humans live in artificial environments most of the time; we heat our homes in the winter and cool them in the summer. Our "seasons" are not what our ancestors lived through. That said, if we are less active in the winter and more active in the summer, then yes, our bodies will change, but it's due to that phenomenon, not the seasons themselves. ...Read more

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Do kids feel hotter than adults when its hot and colder than adults when its cold? Why are children more likely to fall sick in changing seasons?

Ask one at a time.: Do kids feel hotter when it's hot? No. Do kids feel colder when it's cold? No. It's an individual thing; some people tolerated higher or lower temperatures better than others. The very young and very old tend to be more susceptible to the effects of extreme heat and cold than people in the middle, but once again this is an individual thing, and doesn't mean they "feel" hotter or colder. ...Read more

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During summer season my body surfaces which are directly visible to sunlight is foundvery rough.For that I am using halobet ointment.Is it advisable.

During summer season my body surfaces which are directly visible to sunlight is foundvery rough.For that I am using halobet ointment.Is it advisable.

NO: U r potentially causing more damage to your skin: halobet is super-high potency corticosteroid for severe inflammatory conditions of skin (like psoriasis); prolonged use can thin the skin & create steroid acne. For dry skin due to sun exposure, use daily moisturizer and sunscreen to prevent further skin damage & wear protective clothing if out in sun much (hat, long sleeves, long pants). ...Read more

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How can I get in shape for tennis season?

USTA TP: Found a USTA tennis training program here: https://www.usta.com/Improve-Your-Game/Sport-Science/249182_Strength_Training_and_Conditioning_for_Tennis/ ...Read more

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How can I body detox after holiday season?

How can I body detox after holiday season?

Go exercise: Your body actually detoxifies itself. I'm glad you're focused on recovering after perhaps overindulging in food and maybe alcohol. But none of the disgusting concoctions that people will try to sell you will help you any near as much as getting back into the fitness-focused lifestyle that you enjoyed so much as a teenager. You know this is the truth -- give your body what it deserves. ...Read more

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During which season is malaria most common?

During which season is malaria most common?

Let it rain: Malaria is most common during the rainy season. This is due to the high spike in mosquitos when it is wet, who transmit the parasite that causes malalria. ...Read more

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Why is my anxiety worse in winter than in other seasons?

Why is my anxiety worse in winter than in other seasons?

Less light,: vitamin D, wider range of weather such as snow and ice storms. All of this can create a feeling of being out of control. "Hope and help for your nerve" is a book by Claire Weekes that may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'd like to know, why I get alergies every spring season.?

I'd like to know, why I get alergies every spring season.?

Pollen: Seasonal allergies are very common, & usually due to pollen. Starting a daily non-sedating antihistamine (claritin, zyrtec, allegra), & adding a nasal steroid spray if needed will help. ...Read more

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Is it better to replace sunscreen every season or once every 2 years?

Is it better to replace sunscreen every season or once every 2 years?

Buy smaller bottles: And use it up each season! or, better yet, stay out of the sun. Really, the loss of potency or protective capability is quite minimal even after one year, but fresh is always going to be better, including the manufacturer's own recommendations. It is still better to use "old" sunscreen than none at all. Just try to limit exposure for any reason, including tanning beds! ...Read more