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How Naturally Decrease Height
Yes: As we age, there are changes that can occur to the skeleton, particularly the spine, which can lead to height loss. Disc degeneration with arthritis can lead to loss of vertebral disc heights. Osteoporotic spinal fractures can lead to vertebral bone heights. Spinal deformities, which can be related to the previously mentioned pathologies, can also lead to height loss. ...Read more
Platform shoes: At a listed age of 45, there is no way to "grow" taller. The growth centers that determine linear growth close after adolescence, at 16-17 in most females and 18 in most males. After closure, you can not grow taller. ...Read more
Balanced nutrition: If the growth centers have some potential for growth, simple measures help the best. Keep active & a healthy diet but don't expect more growth than the genetic potential. Poor diet, chronic illness and self-destructive habits can stunt growth. If you want to know how much growth potential is left, an x-ray of the wrist & hand can be analysed for bone maturity & the doc can give you an estimate. ...Read more
Nope: Can not be done once you naturally have stopped. ...Read more
Male, 26 height is 5.7.is there any possibilities to add more 3-5 inches naturally? How to increase height?
Heredity & nutrition: Are the major determinants of height. Men typically reach their full height by the age of 18-20, and rarely increase height after the age of 21. Height is not a major determinant of success in life. Successful people come in all shapes and sizes. Learning to except your physical characteristics as a part of your unique individuality is key to long term happiness. ...Read more
Hi! I wanted to ask if there is a way to decrease height without surgery and do height decreasing sublimimals work?
No: There is no natural, healthy way to lose height. One's primary care doctor can check to see if there is a medical disorder causing excessive height. Realize that height can be relative. That means a woman who is 6 feet tall would feel of normal height if most of the other women in the community are also about 6 feet tall. ...Read more
If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82? Its very hard for me to gain!
You decide: "Ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. A woman needs only a little of body fat sufficient to keep her hormones able to sustain the monthly cycle. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and allows you to take part successfully in the fitness activities that you enjoy. Most women would be very glad to find it "hard to gain". Stay fit & your body will stay right naturally. ...Read more
Hi. I am 19 years old. My height is 189 cm...you have any solution regrading to decrease my height??? Pls give me solution...
You have stopped: At your age you have stopped growing and please understand that feeling different from those around you is part of growing up.Whether taller/shorter/thinner/heavier/smarter/etc. you can always find something to worry about. If this idea interferes with your happiness, find someone to talk to and sort it out. Wear flat shoes but maintain good posture. At some point you will have pride in this feature ...Read more
Can people increase their height after 21 years old? I've do some research people can get taller naturally with exercise. Does this work?
Height: Height is unlikely to increase after age 21. In very rare circumstances, there have been people who get taller after age 21 years. Don't count on it though. I see you're 25, it's nearly certain that you're done growing. Exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy life! Good luck! Be well! ...Read more
No effect: You're fine. I'm sorry somebody told you something this foolish. ...Read more
You can't really: Unless you are growing taller than normal due to a hormonal problem. This needs to be evaluated by a doctor and treated if present. Otherwise, you are you, and there is no one else like you. So what if you are tall? Most women in this country would love to be tall. The key to being happy in life is loving what is authentically you, regardless of what the so called "normal" is. Health is wealth. ...Read more
Why?: You height is average for a normal adult male in most countries in the world. I see no reason for trying to shorten yourself, which is not only difficult (if not impossible) to do, but would be risky and you would unlikely be able to find anyone that would do this for purely cosmetic reasons. Accept what you are blessed to have (many shorter men would love to be your height)! ...Read more
I don't think that: Sleeping an excessive amount will cause you to be a taller or a shorter person. ...Read more
No, No, No: It's not going to affect your statue or build. I'm sorry there's disinformation out thee -- life's hard enough without it. ...Read more
Balanced nutrition: At fourteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise. Special workouts or supplements 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. ...Read more
I'm a girl and I'm too tall for my age. Is there any way I can decrease my height? Or an exercise?
How tall is too tall: No, there is no way or exercise for you to decrease your height. I would suggest that you see your physician if you are truly VERY tall just to ensure that there are no glandular issues. Likely, you are not too tall for your age — that you are exactly as tall as you are supposed to be (even if that is taller than average) and learning to love YOU is the best treatment. ...Read more
Hi my age is 19 and my height is 5.8 feet I wanted to know what is the procedure to grow height naturally?
Don't worry : Do nothing and it will happen on its own. ...Read more
How can i naturally grow? I'm 5'2 16yo male and my dad is about 2 or 3 inches taller than me. How do find out my height in the future
Does lifting weights at the age of 20 decrease the chance of height growth? I am 179.5 cms and want to be 183 cms. Some tips please.
I'm 24 and height has decreased. I used to be 5'8.5" at the doctors office and i recently got checked there with a height of 5'7". What is the cause?
It: Shouldn't unless your posture has changed or discrepancy on measurement technique. ...Read more
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