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How Do Basketball Players Reach 7 Feet When Their Parents Are Not That Tall
Exercise: Stretching releases natural human growth hormones that helps increase your height.To help w your growth spurt, add swimming and cycling to your activities.Make sure your diet consists lean proteins, foods low in fat.Lean beef, chicken & turkey are the best choices.Everyone needs 8 hrs of sleep per night to develop your body's natural rhythm.When we sleep, our body does grow. ...Read more
I am 18 year 10 month. My height is 5 feet. But my parents are tall in height. Can hanging or jumping exercise make me tall? Please suggest some way.
I am 19 years old. I need tips on how to increase height. My parents are also short in height. I am 5 feet and 3 inches tall.Suggest new methods?
Yes, it is possible!: Typically long legs & large feet go with tall stature (like puppies with big paws) but not 100% of t he time. I do have a few patients with big feet who aren't tall. When the shoe size gets larger than 13, it becomes harder to find shoes in stores and you often have to search on-line & can be more expensive, hopefully they don't grow too large! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hight is 6 feet in 17 yrs but my parents have normal hight.My grandpa and fathers brother has hight 6 '5 feet .Is there hight is with me?
I am 16 year old.4 feet 11 inch.My parents are short.I want to increase my height.What should I do? Do I have any chance for at least 5 feet 3?
Depends on variables: Your predicted genetic height is half your parents combined height less 2.5 inches. Most 16 yo girls who entered puberty at a normal time are near the end of their growth. A single x-ray of your wrist and hand could detect open growth centers that would permit more growth, but unless your bone maturity is at a 12 year old level i wouldn't expect 4 more inches. ...Read more
This morning I was sitting with my parents and last thing I remember was us all sitting there, next thing I’m on the floor a few feet away shaking?
Sounds like seizure: Time for you to see a doc for an evaluation. It sounds like you had a seizure. Do not drive, swim, ride a bike or operate machinery until you have been evaluated. These vary in degree and treatment needs but require prompt attention. ...Read more
My daughter is 20 yrs old, height 5 feet 5 inches, weight 95 kg. I am very much worried about her weight. I am a single parent kindly help weight los?
Sensible diet:: Eat things that are meant to be eaten: eat real food. Avoid foods that contain synthetic chemicals and additives (i.e. Monosodium glutamate—msg—or aspartame and splenda®). Stay away from the colored or candy-containing breakfast cereals. Eat food as close as possible to its original form. Don’t become a food fanatic. Good nutrition and increased physical activity/work outs are essential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has 4 footfingers at right foot & im kind of freak out, his parents had trouble in conception & he is onlychild. what to do? worry?
Missing toe: This is often due to a condition called amniotic band, where a band of scar tissue forms around the toes cutting off the blood supply for development, sort of like a rubber band. While this may be due to other conditions that may pose risk, this is unlikely. ...Read more