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Growth Rate Boys
Varies: Boys normally enter puberty between ages 9-14 as evident by initiation of testicular growth. The actual pubertal growth spurt happens during mid-late puberty in boys. Puberty is complete within 2-4.5 years from the start depending on the boy. The peak growth velocity can be anywhere from 1-3 years after signs of initial testicular enlargement. Statistically, the average age for this is 12-14 yo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: It varies from male to male, community to community, race to race, and is based upon numerous variables. There is no one right answer. As you have already been repeatedly taught. ...Read more
Yes: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released and in growing children and adolescents provides one of the most potented hormones that naturally helps the body to grow and develop. This is why infants require so much sleep. ...Read more
No: It won't make you short, smooth, hairy, infertile, stupid, an unfit husband / parent, a sexual cripple, insensitive to social issues, or unspiritual. It's excessive when you're preoccupied with erotica to the extent of missing out on other good things in life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age boys stop height growth and iAm turning 17 can I grow still taller. Iam about 5feet 5inches???
Depends on variables: Most males finish their growth by age 17-18. Growth centers in the long bones respond to the hormones of puberty by closing at a predictable pace. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be assessed for growth plates and if more like a 14-15 yo you could expect more growth. If your growth plates have closed, you are done. ...Read more
Try biotin: Biotin promotes hair growth, healthy skin, and strong nails. It is a coenzyme and a b vitamin, also known as vitamin h. Average growth rate of nails is 3mm/month, but several factors play a role as sell including circulation, nerves, diet, enviroment, and medical history. Toenails typically take 12-18 months from its root to the tip. Be patient. ...Read more
No: Most boys discover how to enjoy their bodies at the start of the growth spurt. I'm sorry somebody tried to frighten you with this particular piece of disinformation. You probably have many questions about your changing body. Talk with a few sensible adults -- even dad might know more than you think. ...Read more
At or around Age 14: As above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you tell me how the three revolutions- agricultural, industrial, and scientific (modern)---caused this accelerated growth rate.?
Homework?: Sounds like a homework question, if it's not, re-ask and say so. Most of us are not qualified as historians, economists, philosophers, etc. Some of us may have an interest & can offer an opinion. But we should not be doing people's homework for them! Any answer to this sort of broad question is purely hypothetical, an educated guess or theory. Schools of thought vary. Pick the one with best proof. ...Read more