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How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

Not specifically: In puberty, the growth centers determine potential for more growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special diets or exercises will not make anyone grow taller than their genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of the wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity/growth potential. ...Read more

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more


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How to prolong the growth spurt during puberty and make a very short child end up taller?

How to prolong the growth spurt during puberty and make a very short child end up taller?

Hormone antagonist: Sothere is a special hormone antagonist used to delay puberty. As a result, in boys, the growth plates are prevented from closing, growth progresses and this process provides more inches to the boy's height. Please consult an endocrinologist for this purpose. ...Read more

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I'm 16yrs and 166 tall im asian male I hit puberty around 14 and had a growth spurt since last year I have only grown an inch or less will I grow more

I'm 16yrs and 166 tall im asian male I hit puberty around 14 and had a growth spurt since last year I have only grown an inch or less will I grow more

Not much more: You seem to be in late puberty and your growth has slowed in the past year which is normal. My best guess is that you will grow perhaps another 1/2 inch and there is nothing that would help you grow more since your growth plates are closing ...Read more

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Do boys that have early growth spurt tend to grow taller then boys that are late bloomers as an outcome?

Do boys that have early growth spurt tend to grow taller then boys that are late bloomers as an outcome?

Can do opposite: The final height is based on genetic factors and modified by your health.Proper diet, rest and exercise aids it while the opposite can hurt. The hormones that trigger puberty also signal the growth spurt and final closure of the growth centers.Some that enter puberty early will finish/stop sooner.An x-ray of the wrist/hand can identify any remaining growth potential. ...Read more

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Can you still grow taller or have a growth spurt after 18 as a male ?

Can you still grow taller or have a growth spurt after 18 as  a male ?

Depends on your : Stage of puberty. If adult stage v, you may grow 1-2" more, at most. ...Read more

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How to gain weight and grow taller at the same time if you are past your growth spurt age?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that gaining weight faster after your age of growth spurt will make you grow faster. It will make you get overweight. The only way to know if you have growth potential is by getting an x ray of your left hand, called bone age. Growth hormone is indicated under certain circumstances. ...Read more

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Why do children grow taller during puberty ?

Why do children grow taller during puberty ?

Increased Hormones: Puberty is caused by hormonal changes that occur as children grown from 10-20 years of age. Hormones, especially androgens (testosterone() cause bones to grow during this time which makes you grow taller(growth spurt) ...Read more

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How can I grow taller naturally during puberty?

How can I grow taller naturally during puberty?

Rest and eating well: To reach your maximum height in life it is essential to eat a full, nutritious diet and get plenty of exercise and rest. Your genetics will then be the deciding factor. ...Read more

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How to grow taller during puberty ?

How to grow taller during puberty ?

Healthy living: Staying lean or not gaining to much weight helps maximize the length growth spurt during puberty. Getting plenty of rest help as well because growth hormone is secreted mostly at night. Eating a balanced diet that include adequate protein helps as well. Staying active may help as well. Here is to your healthy living! The good habits will help you all your life. ...Read more

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