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Doctor insights on: How To Grow Taller After 20 Years Old

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Hello. I like to know is that possible to grow taller until 20 years old?? Thank you

Hello. I like to know is that possible to grow taller until 20 years old?? Thank you

Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growth centers of the long bones have fused, you cannot grow taller. A single x-ray of the wrist & hand can yield a bone maturity. Most boys stop at 17. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read more

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I am now 20 years old and 5ft 5in tall. I want to grow taller, how am I support to do?

I am now 20 years old and 5ft 5in tall. I want to grow taller, how am I support to do?

Limited: You are often limited by your genetics, but a balanced diet and exercize are your best bets! ...Read more

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I am 20 years old and my height is 175cm I want to grow taller so is there any food or special exercise for getting taller?

I am 20 years old and my height is 175cm I want to grow taller so is there any food or special exercise for getting taller?

5ft 9 inches: Chances are if you have had your period already, you are not going to grow any more. Most girls don't grow appreciably 2-3 years after having their period. ...Read more

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How to grow taller after puberty. I am 19 years old and my height is 4.10"Please please please help me because it is very important for my job.

How to grow taller after puberty. I am 19 years old and my height is 4.10"Please please please help me because it is very important for my job.

High heals: You need to get comfortable being short. Girls grow about 3 inches after first menses and stop, most finishing growth by age 17.Once your hormones close your growth centers you can't grow taller. If your boss wants you to grow taller, you need to find a new type of work. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old and my height is 175cm. Can I grow taller?

I am 20 years old and my height is 175cm. Can I grow taller?

Sorry, you can't: Assuming you are a healthy 20 year old with normal development, the growth plates in your bones would have fused between 15 to 17 years and that means there is no more height gain after that... ...Read more

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Growing taller dear dr. I am a 20 years old guy and I feel my hight is not satisfy me so im wondering if you could give me any way where I could grow taller for some inches?

Growing taller dear dr. I am a 20 years old guy and I feel my hight is not satisfy me so im wondering if you could give me any way where I could grow taller for some inches?

You could check: Any further height would depend on having open growth centers in your long bones. A single x-ray of your wrist/hand can be examined for open growth centers. If they have closed, like they do for most males by 18, you are done. No meds/exercise/stretches/etc will help you grow taller if the growth centers are closed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 5'8" and want to grow taller but I am 20 yrs old years old and people keep telling me men stop growing after age 20. Is our body not as effective?

What do you suggest if I am 5'8" and want to grow taller but I am 20 yrs old years old and people keep telling me men stop growing after age 20. Is our body not as effective?

Wishful thinking: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to grow taller even if I'm already 22 years old?

Is it possible for me to grow taller even if I'm already 22 years old?

No: People have reached their final adult heights and have already stopped growing, by the time they are 22 years old. Only in the extremely rare cases where a person has continued growing each year, from 18-21, might he grow a bit at 22. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man like me to grow taller even if I'm already 22 years old?

Is it possible for a man like me to grow taller even if I'm already 22 years old?

Wishful thinking: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. If they are closed, you can't. ...Read more

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I am a woman of 22 years old and my height is of 1, 62m. So, I would like to know if it is still possible for me to grow taller. Thank you!

I am a woman of 22 years old and my height is of 1, 62m. So, I would like to know if it is still possible for me to grow taller. Thank you!

No: Linear growth is possible until the growth centers in your long bones close. This occurs in women between 15-17 in most cases. An x-ray of your wrist/hand could identify any open growth centers, but if closed you are finished. ...Read more

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How to grow taller when I 16 years old?

16: Regrettably you are close to your final height. Over the next few years your bones will grow taller. How tall are you now and how tall are your parents and any brothers and sisters? If you are the shortest in the family now would be the time to see your doctor to make sure your growth hormones are OK. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 17 years old and I want to grow taller. What things should I do and not do, to grow.

Hi, I am 17 years old and I want to grow taller. What things should I do and not do, to grow.

Your height: Your height is more dependent upon your genes rather that what you eat or do. Depending upon when puberty started, you are likely near your adult height. ...Read more

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How to grow taller if I am 16 years old?

How to grow taller if I am 16 years old?

Growth last year?: There is usually some growth in boys at age 16 years. Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase the final height. ...Read more

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What can be done to grow taller naturally, I am 18 years old?

What can be done to grow taller naturally, I am 18 years old?

Nothing specific: Keep active ; a healthy diet but don't expect to grow taller. At 18 most males growth centers have closed making increased height unlikely. 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. ...Read more

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What are tips for 14 girls years old girls to grow taller faster?

What are tips for 14 girls years old girls to grow taller faster?

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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My age 21 years old...But my hight 4.6 ench. How to grow taller now?

My age 21 years old...But my hight 4.6 ench. How to grow taller now?

Nothing to do...: At 21 yrs old, I image that you have reached full maturity. Generally, the growth plates are closed and full adult height is reached within a couple of yrs of starting your period. See your doctor for an evaluation to determine if you have, indeed, reached your adult height. Take care. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old female. My height is 5.can you please help to grow taller?

I am 21 years old female. My height is 5.can you please help to grow taller?

Grow taller?: 21 F from
India states I am 5 feet tall can you help me grow taller.? ANS: not with medicines. Height is strongly inherited. So look at all of your female relatives to see if you fall far from your family tree. Will bet you are not. So I recommend shoes that make you taller. Like Tom Cruise. Little Dr humor there ;-). ...Read more

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MY AGE 21 YEARS OLD. BUT MY HIGHT IS 4.7 ENCH. SO PLEASE ADVICE ME HOW TO GROW TALLER?

MY AGE 21 YEARS OLD. BUT MY HIGHT IS 4.7 ENCH. SO PLEASE ADVICE ME HOW TO GROW TALLER?

Nothing to do...: At 21 yrs old, I image that you have reached full maturity. Generally, the growth plates are closed and full adult height is reached within a couple of yrs of starting your period. See your doctor for an evaluation to determine if you have, indeed, reached your adult height. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi I am 16 years old my height is 168 CM I want to grow taller, I lifting much weights what should I do?

Hi I am 16 years old my height is 168 CM I want to grow taller, I lifting much weights what should I do?

Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight lifting 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. If close to 16 you have a little left, if like 14 you have more. ...Read more

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I am 21.1 years old male having height 5.2 (156cm).i want to grow taller. Is it possible if yes what shoud I do??

I am 21.1 years old male having height 5.2 (156cm).i want to grow taller. Is it possible if yes what shoud I do??

Likely nothing: A very few people continue to grow taller in their early 20s. If in the last two years you have not grown any taller, then growth hormone will be useless. It will only make your bones grow wider, as bones lengthen at the ends when the epiphyses are open. Once the epiphyses are fused they cannot grow longer. If this is causing your psychological pain I strongly recommend that you see a psychologist to help you get to the bottom of why you so much wish to grow taller ...Read more

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I'm 22 years old. I want to grow taller. Is it possible? Want should I do to grow taller. Want type exercise should I do. Please help me.

I'm 22 years old. I want to grow taller. Is it possible? Want should I do to grow taller. Want type exercise should I do. Please help me.

No more growth: You need to come to terms with the fact that you are not going to grow anymore. At 22, if you get maybe another 1/4 inch of growth, i'd be surprised. Your height is genetically determined, and your bones fuse by age 22, meaning no further growth is going to happen. There is no medication, hormone or other internet snake oil that is going to give you any more inches. Time to accept this is you! ...Read more

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Hello. Actually I am 18 years old and I am short. I bought tablet to grow taller. This tablet is made in Canada. I want to know that can I trust it???

Height: At age 18, you have probably completed all your growth, although if puberty was a bit late it is possible you could grow a little. If your hormones are normal (normal male secondary features), then you have everything you need to grow, and the only obstacle is genetics. I am sure this "pill" will do nothing. You can check with your doctor if you want to know your bone age. ...Read more

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Hi I am 16 years old can I take growth harmone to grow taller?

Hi I am 16 years old can I take growth harmone to grow taller?

Expensive aid: Data shows that hgh given to kids with slow but steady growth and simple delay, do reach their final height sooner with treatment. However, they reach the same height they would have if they let time do its thing. It will add incches only if you have demonstrated gh deficiency or intolerance. ...Read more

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I'm 17 years old is there anyway to grow taller before im 18 and. Done?

I'm 17 years old is there anyway to grow taller before im 18 and. Done?

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 more

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Hi I am 16 years old how many grams or mg of zinc per day I need to grow taller or helps all body to grow well?

Hi I am 16 years old how many grams or mg of zinc per day I need to grow taller or helps all body to grow well?

American Diet: I am not sure where you got the notion you need extra zinc or magnesium to grow taller. That is a false myth. The american diet provides plenty of what you need as a teenager to reach the height your genes will allow. The bigger question here is do you get enough protein in your diet. That is the really only thing that could hinder the growth if you were not eating plenty of protein in one day. ...Read more

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I am 17 years old I hear allot about programs to grow taller like"GrowTaller4Idiot" it include stretching excercises that make taller it will help?

I am 17 years old I hear allot about programs to grow taller like"GrowTaller4Idiot" it include stretching excercises that make taller it will help?

Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good posture and exercises that will strengthen your back and core muscles to support your spine. ...Read more

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Now I am 19 years old and I am 5 feet. How should I do to grow taller than that?

Now I am 19 years old and I am 5 feet. How should I do to grow taller than that?

Unlikely to happen: At nineteen 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 & see if more growth is possible. Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. No medication will increase height after growth centers close ...Read more