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How to increese height?

How to increese height?

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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I want to incress height?

I want to incress height?

Wear high heels ...: At 21yo, your growth plates might have fused. If an xray shows your bones have stopped growing due to fused growth plates, there's no easy way to grow taller (ilizarov procedure isn't easy). If your growth plates are still open and your height is less than 2nd percentile, then a pediatric endocrinologist might be willing to evaluate you for possible growth hormone deficiency. ...Read more

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How to increse my height ?

How to increse my height ?

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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I am in 10class and my height is only 5.2 something?

I am in 10class  and my height is only 5.2 something?

Naturally raise HGH: Most men stop growing around age 18- but occ. Some will grow until age 21 or so. Most 17 yo's will only grow another inch or so but some have a late growth spurt & grow a few inches. Have a healthy diet & take a good multivitamin- low zinc can limit growth. Try going to sleep by 10 pm. Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone can also help. See https://tinyurl.com/6pm94xw ...Read more

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Hye me ankita age19 nd I want to increse my height..3-4 inches how?

Hye me ankita age19 nd I want to increse my height..3-4 inches how?

Height: Females start to slow their growth anywhere between 17-19 years. So by your age I think you have maxed out. Unless you start messing with hormones which is not a good idea I would suggest wear heels. ...Read more

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My height is short?

My height is short?

Growth Genes: Hi this question makes me smile. I am the shortest in my family. There is no wishing more growth. There is no appropriate medication treatment to make you grow taller. At 17 there may still be an inch or so, but it may be time to accept that your genes that give you life are also giving you a moderate height. ...Read more

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5'8 is good height?

5'8 is good height?

Yes: Yes, 5' 8" is a good height, tall enough to see over many people's heads, but not tall enough to bump into doorways or chandeliers. ...Read more

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Is 5ft 7in good height?

Is 5ft 7in good  height?

Yes, that's good: 5 feet 7 inches is a good height. Height is one of those things we have almost no control over. That means 5 feet 5 inches is a good height, and 5 feet 9 inches is also a good height. ...Read more

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How to increase your height?

Change your parents: Genetics are the largest single component of height -- sorry! ...Read more

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How to increase your height ?

How to increase your height ?

You can't: Unfortunately there is not a lot you can do to affect height as this is predominantly in the genes you receive from your parents. The best thing you can do is eat a healthy diet in your youth so that you have the proper nutrients to grow. ...Read more

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How can I increse my height ?

How can I increse my height ?

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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I'm concerned about my height ?

Clarify: Please provide a specific and clear question. Re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more

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At what height should a 17yr boy be?

At what height should a 17yr boy be?

Depends: There is no correct height. Most of height is determined by genetics and there is no way to change that. Environmental effects like poor nutrition and use of certain meds. Or severe illness can stunt growth. Some endocrine conditions can also have negative impact on height. If there is any concern a review of growth charts, family history, medical history of patient should be undertaken. ...Read more

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How should be height in 17years of a boy?

Average is 69 inches: The 50th percentile for height for a 17 year old male is 5 ft 9 in. ...Read more

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My height is 5.7 what is the ideal height?

Depends.: Depends on what you want to do. You must be tall enough to reach the ground. ...Read more

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What must be the weight of person whose height is 5.5feet?

No must: Male - 130 to 143 pounds - more if muscular or large boned & less if small structure. Female - 125 to 138 pounds - more if muscular or large boned & less if petite. ...Read more