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How To Stimulate Height Growth
No more growth: You need to come to terms with the fact that you are not going to grow anymore. At 19, if you get maybe another 1/2 inch of growth, i'd be surprised. Your height is genetically determined, and your bones fuse by age 19, 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Naturally raise HGH: Most men stop growing around age 18- but occ. Some will grow until age 21 or so. Most 16 yo's won't grow more than another inch or so but some have a late growth spurt ; grow a few inches. Have a healthy diet ; take a good multivitamin- low zinc can limit growth. Try going to sleep by 10 pm. Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone can also help. See http://bit.Ly/1cyctlq. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With delayed puberty: Or if you have a specific medical problem that stunted growth that is treated. F you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. ...Read more
Yes and no: Adult height is mostly determined by your genetics. Eating well and exercising will help you grow to your full potential, but not anymore than whatever your genes have decided ahead of time. People who are malnourished don't grow as much as they could if they ate well. I suggest you exercise, eat well, get plenty of sleep. All that will will help stay on track to grow as much as you can. ...Read more
Standard American: The standard anerican diet spells "sad". It is laced with "junk" and this can indeed affect growth and development. I have seen adopted kids from foreign shores who require vitamin therapy to become normal in growth and development. Decent diet is expensive but so is "junk". ...Read more
Height: by age 17 yrsGet a more detailed answer ›
No: It won't make you short, smooth, hairy, infertile, stupid, an unfit husband / parent, a sexual cripple, insensitive to social issues, or unspiritual. It's excessive when you're preoccupied with erotica to the extent of missing out on other good things in life. ...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 and remaining physically active. There are no exercises that specifically increase height. Nothing you eat or drink will add inches.You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. After age 17-18 most linear growth stops. ...Read more
Weight Lifting Youth: It is advised that heavy weight lifting be avoided until you have reached your maximum growth. 67 inches and male is a normal height. But, your age would be one that is still young enough that you will probably grow more. Spend your exercise time doing cardiovascular and minor strength training and you should be fine. ...Read more
Nothing special: Genetics and the growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years of age in males. After that happens, you can not grow taller. If your growth centers are open (xray), a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity would support good growth.There are no special diets, meds or exercises that make you taller. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep & remaining physiclly active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches.Poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll.At 21 your growth centers are closed & you are finished growing taller.If you have lots of money & a few years to devote to painful surgeries you can buy more height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it could: Undernutrition could indeed affect growth rates and thus final height. You only have a couple of years of growth left as a 14 year old male, so not getting appropriate nutrients now has a bigger impact than it would 5 years from now. It would be difficult to get the different types and amounts of nutrients you need daily with just one meal a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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