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How to increase height for boys?

How to increase height for boys?

Good diet: Taking a multivitamin and mineral supplement and eating a healthy diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables is important. Also getting regular exercise can be helpful. After the bones fuse at 16-17 years old there is no further increase in height. ...Read more

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Average height and weight for 1u7 year old teenager in terms of kilograms?

Average height and weight for 1u7 year old  teenager in terms of kilograms?

"Average" depends: "Average" varies from one region to another, and on average, American children may be a bit bigger than some countries. I have attached a growth chart depicting "average" or 50th percentile for a 17 year old girl as about 55kg. I see you live in India, and I do not have a growth chart specifically for you. But you may use this chart as a reference if it's helpful. See your doc if you're concerned! ...Read more

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Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Unlikely to help: At 21 your growth centers have likely closed so don't expect to grow 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. ...Read more

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How to increase your height at age of 17 for boys ?

How to increase your height at age of 17 for boys ?

Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited 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 17 you have a little left, if like 15 you have mor. ...Read more

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Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

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Does teen bodybuilding stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen?

Does teen bodybuilding stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen?

No , it doesn't, and: Height is genetically determined, visit your pediatrician if you believe you're not developing as you should, best wishes ...Read more

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Does exercising/training at a young age stunt your growth for life?

Does exercising/training at a young age stunt your growth for life?

No: This is a common myth but there is no evidence that moderate exercise will stunt growth. Inadequate nutritional intake or overtraining can effect growth, but exercise is recommended for all ages. Children are encouraged to get 60 minutes of physical activity daily. ...Read more

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Can our height increase after 23 yr of age?

Platform shoes: Unfortunately, the majority of people have ceased growing in height by 19 years old. Your doctor could obtain a screening x-ray to see if the growth plates in your long bones have closed. If so, only surgical manipulation will change nature. ...Read more

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Sir, what is the last age of height increasing? Can height increase after 21 in males. Can any HGH supplements work on height after 21?

21-22, very rare, no: Most men stop growing between ages 18-20 though there are rare cases of growing at 21 and very rarely at 22. But the odds of growing after 21 are quite small, as usually the growth plates of the bones have closed. Once the growth plates have closed then HGH can not help to increase height. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b73LhEoLzoQ for rare cases of late growth spurts. ...Read more

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How to increase height at a age of17???

Genetics...: There is no magic wand or secret to getting taller than you are genetically "made" to do. At 17 as a male, you may actually still have a little bit of height growth but not usually a whole lot. My best advice is learn to love yourself as you are... with confidence you can walk into a room and SEEM ten feet tall :) ...Read more

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Can two short parents have an average height child?

Can two short parents have an average height child?

Possible: The expected height of kids would be average parental height + 2.5 inch for boys and -2.5in for girls. If either or both parents have genetic material on board from their families that should have made them taller, there is some chance that a taller child could be produced. Often the eventual stature of kids can be predicted in mid childhood using their bone maturity and pattern of growth. ...Read more

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Girls height will increase till age of ?

16 years for most: Most girls, not all, stop growing by about 16 years. It is more accurate to go by the age of her first period. They almost always stop growing by 3 years after the date of the first period. ...Read more

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Does exercise increase a teens height?

Does exercise increase a teens height?

Exercise does not: increase height but it does help w/overall health. Stay healthy, neat, clean, polite, and be your best self. This will be more helpful in happiness than height. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

150-175: Depending on your buold somewhere between 150-175 pounds. ...Read more

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What is actual age for boys at which increase in height stops?

What is actual age for boys at which increase in height stops?

Most are done at 18: Height continues until the growth centers of the long bones close under the influence of hormones. This is at 17-18 for most males.A few will continue until older but at a very slow pace.An xray of the hand and wrist can identify growth centers that may show more time for growth. ...Read more

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Weight for height and age women--africa vs asia?

Weight for height and age women--africa vs asia?

There is no answer!: Too many sub-races and ethnicities, and variables that\ are social: food availability and healthcare. Example, south koreans are larger than north koreans. In africa, if you are a watusi, you will be taller than someone from the congo. There is no answer, because of the variables. ...Read more

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What other than a pituitary tumor could cause a noticeable height increase in adults? I noticed a growth spurt around age 38 & then another at 41.

What other than a pituitary tumor could cause a noticeable height increase in adults? I noticed a growth spurt around age 38 & then another at 41.

Doesn't actually...: Height growth due to increased growth hormone does not happen in adults because their growth plates in their long bones have fused. That means any perceived increase in height would not be related to any presumed or actual pituitary tumor in an adult over age 25 or so. ...Read more

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Any truth to online ads claiming meds, vitamins, exercise/stretching can increase height in adults? How about @ almost 40 YO? Some say massage does it

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Any truth to online ads claiming meds, vitamins, exercise/stretching can increase height in adults? How about @ almost 40 YO? Some say massage does it

Not true: Mere quackery, ask your doctor if you feel you have a problem or if you want to start something strange, some of these preparations may contain hormones and are not regulated, best wishes ...Read more

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Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Supplementing with: Vitamins and minerals will not increase your height. Please use the things you mention w/professional guidance so you don't overdo or imbalance calcium/magnesium. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Any truth to what I read--that 1-2 sodas/day, like Mountain Dew, can cause GH levels to rise & increase the height of adults (many yrs past puberty)?

Sadly no: Or we should all buy stock in Coca Cola. Once your bones have reached maturity (the ends fuse) at about 16-18 years of age, you will not grow taller. Only wider. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase my height as an adult?

Unlikely: The final increases in height are achieved through puberty. You may actually begin to lose height as you age. Erect posture and stretching exercises will help to make the most of your height. ...Read more

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Differential diagnosis for increase in height in an adult over age 35? No other real symptoms and no symptoms for acromegaly.

It would be: vanishingly rare for an adult to have an significant increase in height. Most likely one of the measurements was incorrect. If concerned, check w/your doctor. Acromegaly doesn't increase height, just other bone formation. ...Read more

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Any truth that rubbing of legs, sending tingles & chills thru body, causes excess growth hormone & height to increase? I'm an adult way past puberty.

Any truth that rubbing of legs, sending tingles & chills thru body, causes excess growth hormone & height to increase? I'm an adult way past puberty.

No truth : There are a lot of people who want to be taller who would wish you could rub your legs and make it happen... Sorry but there is no truth to that statement. As an adult the growth plates are fused and you will not be getting taller. ...Read more

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Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?

Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?

No: Hi. At 30 years old, you're long done gaining height. Nothing you can do to add height after your long bone growth plates fuse in your teens. If you have a healthy diet, of the vitamins and mineral you list, the only ones you're at risk for not getting enough of are calcium and vitamin D, so assure you're getting enough of them. But no supplement of any kind will lengthen bones in you. ...Read more

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M doin height increase exercises n paused buildin body. Im 22yrs 5.9 should I stop workin on height n start buildin body? M i wasting time on height?

M doin height increase exercises n paused buildin body. Im 22yrs 5.9 should I stop workin on height n start buildin body? M i wasting time on height?

Overall health: If you focus on overall health via what you eat, general conditioning, stress management, you will likely get a better outcome than by focusing on one aspect of who you are. Embrace who you are and if others don't like it, it's their loss. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I get my height increase?

How can I get my height increase?

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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Hi I am 18 and 5'10" and i am taking calcium for height increase.Is it helpful?Please i need some advice . My friends in same age are 6'1"and higher.

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I am 18 and 5'10" and i am taking calcium for height increase.Is it helpful?Please i need some advice . My friends in same age are 6'1"and higher.

Won't help: 5'10 is a fine height for a guy. A little taller than average. At age 18, you're almost certainly reached your maximum. Shorter men are more agile, and it's a plus for several sports, famously gymnastics and climbing. A man seeking a friend is likely to choose a shorter guy, and you can be wiser and funnier without being disliked. Your fitness / musculature overrides height & you control it. ...Read more

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Height increase tips?

Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more

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Iam 18 years old can my height increase if so how ?

You might still: grow a little - but it is likely that you have undergone most of your potential growth (unless you entered puberty late). Our height is largely determined by genetics. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a girls height increase after 17?

Maybe: Most women are limited to 2.5 inches of additional height after menses. The hormones that trigger menses signal the growth centers to finalize and close. At 17 most women have closed growth centers. A few may continue if their growth is delayed. ...Read more

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Iam 16.5 year old but iam look like 12 or 13 years boy ..My height is 5'4.5 does my height increase further ..

Iam 16.5 year old but iam look like 12 or 13 years boy ..My height is 5'4.5 does my height increase further ..

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. One can ask the pediatrician about height, at a check-up or an extra office visit. ...Read more

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If my son takes ashwagandha, will his height increase? He is 14 and his height is 5ft7 . Have you ever seen increase in height with ashwagandha.

If my son takes ashwagandha, will his height increase?

He is 14  and his height is 5ft7 .
Have you ever seen increase in height with ashwagandha.

No: his height is determined by his genetic predisposition. This associated with his overall health, lack of injury to his growth centers and good overall nutrition. If he were to have a growth hormone deficiency his ultimate height could be affected by replacement of growth hormone. ...Read more