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How Can I Grow Taller During My Teenage Years
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep & and remaining physiclly active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches & normal kids who get hormone injections just get to their final height quicker, it would not add to final height.You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 17 years old. I eat healthily and avoid junk food. I exercise during pe lessons. How else can I grow taller?
18 and almost 19(in four months ) , can I grow taller , my brother , 5 years younger to me is almost my height(165 cms)?
May be too late but: I am sorry to tell you that most men stop growing around age 18- but occasionally some will grow until age 21 or so. Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone might help, but if your growth plates have closed (like most 18 yo's) then you've reached your max. See "http://www.Thebodywellusa.Com/blog/dr-mike-carraghers-top-10-ways-to-increase-your-human-growth-hormone-hgh-levels". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patience: Unfortunately, there is no safe/effective way to boost your height. Some drugs can make you grow, but they also cause serious, permanent medical side effects and are not safe or healthy. Anything you may read--like hanging by your legs/arms etc--have not been proven to work. Eat a healthy diet calcium and protein so your body can grow to it's maximum potential. ...Read more
Doubt it: Future growth is dependent on whether the growth centers in your long bones remain open. Most have closed by 18 yo in males. If your family has a history of delayed growth, these may be open and growth possible.An x-ray of your wrist and hand can detect your bone maturity.If the index is consistent with >18, you are done, if 14 you could grow more but this is not realistic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely to happen: At seventeen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely 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.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely to happen: At eighteen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely 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.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my 13 height is 4'9 and now i'm 5'6 16.3 years old , can i grow taller or not and it is possible and it normal?
Hard to say: If you are male, the typical growth spurt is between 13-16. If there are other males in the family that continue their height growth after 18, you may as well. There is nothing you can do to make yourself grow taller. It's mainly genetics. Just work on being healthy- good nutrition, good exercise, and healthy habits. ...Read more
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