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Is It Possible To Increase 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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???
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 am about to turn 20 in a month nd hv height 4 foot 7 inches only. Is it possible to increase height thru stretching exercises or any other way?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm just wondering without operating is it possible to increase height at 30 by homeopathy or Ayurvedic medic?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My epyphysial plates have been fused. Is it possible to increase height by any streching exercise to increase the lenght of vetebrae?
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
Mostly no bones stop: Growing by that time, and there is no open area for the bones to expand (growth plates closed). ...Read more
Is it possible to increase height in a safe way, if someone is 17 year-old male. I have heard that a protein supplement might help?
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