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Herbal Treatment For Tall Stature
Indications : Gh is tightly regulated with specific fda indications for its use. Short stature by itself is not an indication to use gh. When gh is prescribed certainly it is better to give it sooner rather than later but there is normally no urgency. Hypoglycemia in infants with gh deficiency may be an exception. Patients with pws start during infancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tall is a subjective number, but most people would agree that two standard deviations above average or above the 90th percentile would be consistered tall, but height charts and averages vary with different populations. For WHO growth charts, 90% for men is 72.5 inches and ...Read more
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See below: Normal growth is supported by good nutrition, adequate sleep, and regular exercise. It remains as one of the best overall indicators of your teen's good health. Despite data collected for growth charts, "normal" heights and weights are difficult to define. Your teen's growth pattern is largely determined by genetics. Shorter parents, for instance, tend to have shorter kids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will HGH do anything for a 17 year old with no gh deficiency but open growth plates, in term of height wise/growth speed?
None: There are no substitutes for a trangendering male to female. ...Read more
Stay healthy: Most 14-year-old girls have already gone through their growth spurt and will not grow much taller. In general, girls have their growth spurt just prior to the onset of their periods and grow about 2 inches more after the start of their menstrual cycles. In general the things that will help the most with linear growth during childhood are maintaining a healthy weight for height, getting enough sleep at night, and taking good care of any chronic diseases. ...Read more
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Depends: Adult height is influenced by environment as well as genetic factors, including ethnicity. Any person raised throughout childhood and adolescence with inadequate nutrition, certain diseases like parasitic infections) may not achieve heights possible if this did not occur. This may affect a whole region and thus the height standards will be different than those in an area with better conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy life style: Keeping a healthy weight is a life long life style change: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean meats eat less fat drink less soda exerce regularly parents can help: stock the house with healthy foods -- including some treats. Enjoy nutritious foods and engage in regular physical activity together with their teens. Talk to the pediatrician. ...Read more
Can I grow taller using hgh? i'm 5ft and have short parents(5'9&4'9) but tall grandparents(6'1&5'11).
Maybe, probably not: Your parents' heights are used to estimate your potential height with something called the mid-parental height calculation. Using the data provided, your expected height is just over 5', so you are probably close to your maximum height given your age. But don't give up hope, some of us have later growth spurts! If not, learn to love that extra half an inch and round up to 5'1". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
As a 15 year old male, whose parents are 4'11' and 5'7, how do I grow taller? Is there a diet I should be eating to grow taller? (i'm currently 5'7')
Genetics play a role: Given the heights of your parents it is very likely you are reaching your final height. However, you and your pediatrician need to go over your height charts that span your life to ascertain whether you've achieved your growth spurt. Remember it's not the height of a man that makes the man, but what the man makes of his life. All the best... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not for this alone: Homeopathic treatment won't help breast growth unless you're in your early developmental years, growing them. It's not suitable treatment for a 31-yo woman seeking breast enhancement. That said, it can help your overall health -- and if part of your problem is not eating well, etc, it may help your entire body fill out into its healthiest, most natural form. No guarantee about breast size though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Short statue normal girl, expected height 5'7.5''. Plates almost fused, is lupron (leuprolide) option? Have apt with ped endo. Expected height 5' looking for opt
What is my recommended weight for a 5'3 inch tall woman, asian? Is there specific diet for a blood type "o"?
104-127, yes ; no: The ideal weight for a 5 ft 3 in. Woman is 104-127 lbs (47-58 kg). There is a book called the blood type diet by peter d'adamo nd but I do not believe most of the information in it is valid- see http://www.Earthsave.Org/health/bloodtyp.Htm for a good critique. For a good diet to lose weight ; optimize health see http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht also see http://huff.To/19ygs8y ; http://bit.Ly/1btzrp7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer