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Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

Almost never happens: 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 during the growing years, there's not much a person nor her doctor can do to increase height. ...Read more

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Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Is gym beneficial for girls at the age 21 to increase height.?

Unlikely to help: At 21 your growth centers have likely closed so don't expect 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. ...Read more

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How to increase height i'm 22 and my height is 5.6'?

How to increase height i'm 22 and my height is 5.6'?

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

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How to increase height?.I am 18 yrs old now..

How to increase height?.I am 18 yrs old now..

Cross your fingers: There's no good way for the average person to purposefully increase his/her height short of going through puberty while getting enough healthy calories. However, in those w/proven short stature & open epiphyses, growth hormone may help. But if your growth plates are closed, then growth hormone won't make you any taller. So start by first getting an xray of your hand to evaluate those growth plates. ...Read more

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I'm 18 yrs old, my height is 5'6. What is a way to increase height?

I'm 18 yrs old, my height is 5'6. What is a way to increase height?

Platform shoes: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of an 18 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 18, you are almost done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches.There are no magic solutions to being short if your growth centers r closed. ...Read more

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Plz suggest me xercises and diet to increase height.I am 19 and 5ft.?

Plz suggest me xercises and diet to increase height.I am 19 and 5ft.?

Impossible: You cannot make yourself taller, especially at that age! it is genetic, pure and simple. If you had a poor diet that stunted your growth during your pre-teen and earlier teen years, then it's too late now. ...Read more

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Any yoga posture to increase height ? When and how long should I do yoga?

Any yoga posture to increase height ? When and how long should I do yoga?

No: no way to increase height through Yoga, It is a good exercise but height is determined by genes and hormones not Yoga ...Read more

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Can hanging from a rod really help to increase height if i hv not yet completed my puberty?

Can hanging from a rod really help to increase height if i hv not yet completed my puberty?

No: Although this may give you a temporary stretch, allowing your spine to relax, the effect is lost as soon as you have returned to standing upright for any period of time. ...Read more

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Is it. Possible to increase height at 18? From years i ve been hearing that height of boys increases till 21.

Is it. Possible to increase height at 18? From years i ve been hearing that height of boys increases till 21.

Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth is possible. An xray of the hands & wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many to see. If your bone maturity is average for a 18yo you are done growing taller. ...Read more

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I am of 19 yrs from india . I want to increase height I am presently 5ft"5.55 and i want to gain 1-2 inches ?

Unlikely: At your age it is most likely that your growth plates are closed. If this is the case, there is nothing that can be done to increase your height. An x-ray of your long bones will show if your growth plates are closed. ...Read more

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