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How To Increase Your Height After 18
Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited 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 17 you have a little left, if like 15 you have mor. ...Read more
High heals: 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 hand/wrist can be evaluated for bone maturity.If your bone maturity is >18yo you are done growing taller. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep ; remaining physically active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches.Most at 18yo females have closed growth centers and will not grow taller, a few will grow a little. ...Read more
No more growth: You need to come to terms with the fact that you are not going to grow anymore. At 18 , if you get maybe another 1/2 inch of growth, i'd be surprised. Your height is genetically determined, and your bones fuse in males by age18 , meaning no further growth is going to happen. There is no medication, hormone or other internet snake oil going to give you any more inches. Time to accept this is you! ...Read more
May be too late but: I am sorry to tell you that most men stop growing around age 18- but occasionally some will grow until age 21 or so. Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone might help, but if your growth plates have closed (like most 18 yo's) then you've reached your max. See "http://www.thebodywellusa.com/blog/dr-mike-carraghers-top-10-ways-to-increase-your-human-growth-hormone-hgh-levels". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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