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Height Growth After 18
With delayed puberty: Or if you have a specific medical problem that stunted growth that is treated. F you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. ...Read more
No more growth: You need to come to terms with the fact that you are not going to grow anymore. At 19, if you get maybe another 1/2 inch of growth, i'd be surprised. Your height is genetically determined, and your bones fuse by age 19, meaning no further growth is going to happen. There is no medication, hormone or other internet snake oil that is going to give you any more inches. Time to accept this is you! ...Read more
Height change at 25.: Usually not. Ask an endocrinologist if you are an exception. ...Read more
Age 18,doing weight lifting, I
am afraid of weights that will affect my height growth? I
ain't really tall, 168 cm . What weights should I prevent?
Hard to say: At 18 most have finished their linear growth (growing taller) because growth plates have fused.When this happens,you have no further growth. If you entered puberty late, and your growth plates are open, it will be visible on an x-ray of your hand. If your growth centers are open, power lifting would not be advisable, but because of possible injuries, not growth potential. ...Read more
Dear doctor, are there chances of height growth after the age of 17 in females? Is there anything that can be done to increase the height?
Slightly or none: 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
You can but...: If you can find a doctor willing to order this you can but there is little point in doing so. Girls stop growing 2-3 years after their periods start; this is when the growth plates close. After this further growth is impossible. If it's been 3 years or more since puberty the x-ray will undoubtedly show that your growth plates are closed. You need to accept that you have reached full height. Sorry! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One of your docs said height growth after 30 is likely caused by unusual delay in bone closure. What would cause a female's bones to not close by 36?
Im 18 and very very irritated because i'm 18 and had sleep apnea and chronic stress, etc etc that may have affected penis/height growth! :(?
Stress, Depression: Chronic stress at your age should not affect your physiology although it is in your interest to learn how to alleviate this stress especially if it is chronic. Try using the anti anxiety app for daily support and education in how to reduce tension and produce calm. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you take atenolol (25mg) and grow taller pills at the same time with no problem? they are supplement pills called (height growth) im 18. Safe?
Is it true stimulation of growth hormone, causing tingling sensation from a massage can cause height growth in adults long after bones should be fused
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