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Human Height Increase
So there doesn't exist any kind of method or treatment to increase humans height after being fully grown ?
Depends: There are some drastic surgical measures that have been explored. I recall one that fractures the upper leg bones and places them in a special stretching halo, filling in the fracture site with donor bone.Takes years ; risk.This was years ago and involved treating little people who achieved a few inches.For regular folks, once the growth centers in your long bones have closed you are done growing. ...Read more
If deficient yes: Otherwise, it will just increase your risk of diabetes, headaches, fluid retention, etc. Of course there are many conditions where gh have shown efficacy despite lack of ghd per say (such as turners syndrome ). Talk with your endocrinologist if you are seeking such therapy to see if you qualify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more
Exercise, eat, sleep: 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
Not likely possible: If you have finished your pubertal development you have likely reached your adult height. Most people finish the vast majority of their linear growth (in height) during their mid to late teenage years. But you can always give an appearance of being taller by having good posture. Stand tall! ...Read more
Iam 16.5 year old but iam look like 12 or 13 years boy ..My height is 5'4.5 does my height increase further ..
Maybe. Maybe not.: 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. One can ask the pediatrician about height, at a check-up or an extra office visit. ...Read more
If my son takes ashwagandha, will his height increase?
He is 14 and his height is 5ft7 .
Have you ever seen increase in height with ashwagandha.
Some height increasing products like step up & dr surged claim height increase with guarantee.Are these products genuine.Do they have any side effects?
Scams: You're smart to see through it. Herbs to make an adult grow six inches? Get real. These companies might refund your money when it fails, but most suckers will be too embarrassed. You're a young man, and while being tall is fun, the real key to looking good is to gym and get lean and muscular; this trumps height and is good for you. Focus on what you can be. ...Read more
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