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How To Increase Height And Weight
Can't & supplement: At 24 there is no recommended method to increase height (except platform shoes), sorry. As to weight, unless very underweight, suggest being happy not having to struggle with excess weight and losing it (which will change on own over next 10-15 years). If insistent, can use high-calorie protein bars / snacks in addition to regular meals to add calories to your day (and figure). ...Read more
How can I increase my height and weight I am 18 years old boy height is just 158 CM and weight 38 kg?
Endocrinologist : This not a problem that just happened the boy has been small and thin all the time it is necessary to find his age with x-ray and some extensive tests if his bone age and tests show 18 is accurate all he could do is weight if not bone age there are things the endo can do that may help him he must get medical help. ...Read more
I'm a 22 yrs old guy weighted just 50kg and height 5, 5ft.Is it possible to increase height in this age and the weight as well?
Healthy choices: Eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise to control your weight. Your height is determined by your genetics and nutrition in childhood. You can't really change that, especially if you are an adult now. The best thing is to accept who you are and learn to love yourself just as you are! ...Read more
Height is done by 22: 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 height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more
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. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active.Nothing you eat or drink will add extra inches that you would not get with healthy living.An x-ray of your hand can be analysed for growth and see how much more you have left.Most at 16 are slowing but will grow some. ...Read more
Not usually: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late. You can maximize the appearance of height by strecthing extremeties and torso and by carrying yourself with an erect posture. ...Read more
No: At 20 most likely you stopped growing.Except through risky and expensive surgical intervention ...Read more
How to increase height by 2_3inches...I regularly do cycling..What other exercise should I do...Age 19?
You are full-grown: Sorry to give you disappointing news, but it is rare for girls to grow after age 16-18, in fact most girls stop growing around age 14. Bone growth is caused by "growth plates" and once the growth plates close (usually 2-3 years after puberty) the bones are unable to grow. Nothing can change this. You need to accept your current height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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