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Increase Height After 18 Years
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
My age is 17 years and my height 57 inches
so what can i do to increase my height? is it possible to increase height after 17???
Unlikely to happen: At eighteen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely 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.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more
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
Height change at 25.: Usually not. Ask an endocrinologist if you are an exception. ...Read more
My first concern would be on how to increase height ,what to do and what to eat will show a great result , i am 22 years old now?
My age 19 yrs. I wanted to know if there are any exercises to increase height. I do take a good diet. I m 5'11 from past two years.
You are likely done: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends and your bone maturity is that of a 19 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 19, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15 you might grow an additional couple of inches.There are no magic solutions if your growth centers r closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: There is no such medicine. You are done growing. Your bones cannot grow any longer. ...Read more
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