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How Tall Can You Grow In A Month
Not able: It is not healthy to get thin in just a month. It took years to get where you are today, and that isn't going to change in a mere 30 days. It is an unhealthy and unrealistic expectation. Start a healthy lifestyle and healthy way of eating and expect weight and BMI to stabilize over years, not days. ...Read more
Is it possible for 14yr old girl to increase height by 10cm in a year? What can help to grow tall at 14?Pls help
How fast can gallstones grow? Is it possible for them to get a lot bigger or grow to a large size within a month or two?
Unlikely to happen: Your profile lists you as 45. No workout or medication will help you grow taller at that age.If this question is from a younger person, neither gym time, special diets or meds will make you grow taller than your genetic potential. This is close to the average of your parents height plus 2.5 in for males and minus 2.5 in for females. ...Read more
Fibroid vs leaness: I suspect that you're referring to uterine fibroids which have nothing to do w/leaness, fatness, weight etc. However, depending upon size, they may make you feel full or bloated. They are benign growths of uterine muscle that have no bearing on your mortality although they can cause many symptoms. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/uterine-fibroids/ds00078 for more info. ...Read more
Depends on size: Cancers grow by each of their cells dividing into 2. How often they divide depends on the cancer and is referred to as the doubling time (dt). The doubling time of typical lung carcinoids averages 400 days. So in one year they will almost double in size. In one year a 1mm carcinoid would grow to almost 2mm BUT a 10 cm carcinoid would grow to almost 20cm, so one grows 1mm & the other 100mm in 1 yr ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to grow height after puberty?
My young brother is taller than me. How is it possible? What should i do in order to increase my height?
Platform shoes: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of a >19 yo there is little you can do to increase your height.A single x-ray of your left hand can be assessed for bone maturity.If >19, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches.There are no magic solutions if your growth centers r closed. ...Read more
Growth spurts: If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. Our height is largely determined by genetics (our parents' height). ...Read more
Estimates: We expect the usual male to reach the average of both parents height plus 2.5 inches.We expect the usual female to reach the average of both parents height less 2.5 inches. There are variables that can alter this outcome, but this is usually good within an inch. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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