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Is it possible to increase height after the age of 20?

Is it possible to increase height after the age of 20?

Unlikely - puberty: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late. If you began puberty at an older age - there is a possibility. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to increase my height after 20?

Is it possible for me to increase my height after 20?

Unlikely to happen: At 20 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

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Is it possible to increase height after the age of 22? My height is 5'7.How can I increase my height? What type of exercises should I do externally

Is it possible to increase height after the age of 22? My height is 5'7.How can I increase my height? What type of exercises should I do externally

No: You've probably reached your full height. In most cultures, taller is a plus for a man, but it's completely overridden in the "looks" department by your muscular development and overall level of fitness. There's nothing you're going to be able to do about your height, but you can look fantastic just by spending an hour a day in the gym. Lee Priest (photo guy) is 5'2", not complaining. ...Read more

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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???

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???

Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good posture and exercises that will strengthen your back and core muscles to support your spine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height after 21?

Is it possible to increase height after 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 growth centers to see. If your bone maturity is > 18yo you are done growing taller. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height after 25 in male? If possible give me tips

Is it possible to increase height after 25 in male? If possible give me tips

Platform shoes: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer. By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential. Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height. ...Read more

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Sir I want to know that is it possible to increase height at 18 or 19.plz provide me some useful exercise other than some medicine or other remedies?

Sir I want to know that is it possible to increase height at 18 or 19.plz provide me some useful exercise other than some medicine or other remedies?

Not possible: Except in rare cases of very delayed puberty, growth is complete in men by the time they reach 18 or 19 as growth plates have closed. There are no exercises or supplements or medications which will be of any benefit do please don't waste your money on them ...Read more

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Is it. Possible to increase height at 18? From years I ve been hearing that height of boys increases till 21.

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

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I'm a 22 yrs old guy weighted just 50kg and height 5, 5ft. Is it possible to increase height in this age and the weight as well?

I'm a 22 yrs old guy weighted just 50kg and height 5, 5ft. Is it possible to increase height in this age and the weight as well?

NO!!: At 22 years old, you will not grow taller. It is impossible for anyone to "make" themselves grow taller. If you want to gain weight, there are plenty of sites online that show you how to do this safely - build protein and weight train. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height of a female after 25yrs?

Is it possible to increase height of a female after 25yrs?

Nothing: Unfortunately at 25 years of age you have likely reached adult height. Ultimately genetic plays the most powerful role in determining your final adult height. Of course good nutrition, lots of sleep, and a nurturing environment as a child can effect total height as well, but in your case there is not much chance you will get any taller. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height at the age of 18? If yes, what are the possible ways?

Is it possible to increase height at the age of 18? If yes, what are the possible ways?

Unlikely: Most 18 year-olds are pretty much done growing because growth plates fuse even before this age. If a teenager has delayed puberty then growth may continue past that. If an 18 year-old has concerns about height or physical development I would recommend discussing with the primary care provider. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height by stretching spine after puberty? If yes how much can I gain?

Is it possible to increase height by stretching spine after puberty? If yes how much can I gain?

Not really: Stretching your spine will not increase your height after puberty. Occasionally we see some additional height when significant spinal deformities are surgically corrected. After skeletal maturity, you reach your final height. There are some leg lengthening surgeries, but again they are reserved for pathological conditions. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering without operating is it possible to increase height at 30 by homeopathy or Ayurvedic medic?

I'm just wondering without operating is it possible to increase height at 30 by homeopathy or Ayurvedic medic?

No: If you are 30 year old and you grew normally during puberty, your growth plates are now closed. You will not gain any additional height with homeopathic or Ayurvedic medicine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height by the use of hgh?

Is it possible to increase height by the use of hgh?

If bones r growing: Growth hormone can cause vertical growth if the bones are still growing. At the ends of long bones are the growth plates. Once they fuse to the rest of the bone, usually in mid to late teens, growth is no longer possible. And real growth hormone is available only as an injection. The "hgh" they use for weight loss will not increase height. ...Read more

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My epyphysial plates have been fused. Is it possible to increase height by any streching exercise to increase the lenght of vetebrae?

My epyphysial plates have been fused. Is it possible to increase height by any streching exercise to increase the lenght of vetebrae?

Doesn't happen: After your growth centers fuse, your vertebrae cannot get longer. Any lengthening by stretching, be it by hanging upside down, yoga, or some "stretching"device in minimal and disappears within a few hours in the standing position. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase height for a 17 year old male because there are documents that suggest it's possible. Is there exercises that might help?

Is it possible to increase height for a 17 year old male because there are documents that suggest it's possible. Is there exercises that might help?

No: If your growth plates are no longer open, growth is over. Typically by the time a boy is 17, the growth plates are near complete fusion. There are no height enhancing exercises. If a 17 year old boy has delayed puberty there may be some growth potential left as the biological age would be younger than 17. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase height after 20 for boys....? I

Is there any way to increase height after 20 for boys....? I

Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growth centers of the long bones have fused, you cannot grow taller. A single x-ray of the wrist & hand can yield a bone maturity. When you have reached bony maturity, you are done. ...Read more

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How to increase height after 20?

Shoe selection: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer. By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential. Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height. ...Read more

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How to increase height after 20?

How to increase height after 20?

Platform shoes: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer. By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. If you wish, an x-ray of your hand could identify any additional growth potential. Good diet, exercise and proper rest allows you to reach your maximum height. ...Read more

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Is it still possible to increase height at 21. I am 174 CM and want to get even taller?

Not usually: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late. You can maximize the appearance of height by strecthing extremeties and torso and by carrying yourself with an erect posture. ...Read more

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Mycousin is 14 yearsand she is around 154-156cm tall. I learned that it is possible to increase height, andwhat excercise do you recommend for her?

Mycousin is 14 yearsand she is around 154-156cm tall. I learned that it is possible to increase height, andwhat excercise do you recommend for her?

Height is genetic: 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. However, one should eating a variety of healthy foods and exercise 3-4 times a week. ...Read more

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Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

Is there possible to increase height in girls after 19-20years old?

Almost never happens: 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 during the growing years, there's not much a person nor her doctor can do to increase height. ...Read more

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Can girls still grow taller after puberty? Heard that some girls still increase height after 20 yr old.

Can girls still grow taller after puberty? Heard that some girls still increase height after 20 yr old.

More to come, likely: Most people continue to grow through their mid to late adolescence, and some can continue to grow into their early 20's, but the is unusual. Likely you have a ways to go still before you stop growing. ...Read more

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How can I increase height after the age of 20????

How can I increase height after the age of 20????

You cannot: As a 20 year old male, your growth is likely done and your bones growth plates closed. There are no supplements or hormones you could take that are going to make a difference at this point in time. You need to accept where you are at and get on with living your life at your current stature. ...Read more

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Hi I am 163 cms and age is 20. Is there anyway to increase height for an inch or two? Thanks.

No: At 20 most likely you stopped growing. Except through risky and expensive surgical intervention ...Read more