Top
20
Doctor insights on: Puberty And Adult Height

Share
1

1
Does teen bodybuilding stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen?

Does teen bodybuilding stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen?

No , it doesn't, and: Height is genetically determined, visit your pediatrician if you believe you're not developing as you should, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
498 doctors shared insights

Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more


2

2
How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

How to maintain my growth spurt during puberty and grow taller?

Not specifically: In puberty, the growth centers determine potential for more growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special diets or exercises will not make anyone grow taller than their genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of the wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity/growth potential. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Could childhood height correlate with adult height?

Could childhood height correlate with adult height?

It could: Some children go into puberty relatively younger or relatively older than most of their same-gender peers. So a child's height at one point in time may not predict adult height well. This equation is better: boy's final ht = [(mom's ht + 5') + dad's ht]/2. Girl's final ht = [(dad's ht - 5') + mom's ht]/2. The final height should be within 2' (more or less) of the answer to the equation. ...Read more

4

4
Till what age boys can grow tall?

Till what age boys can grow tall?

Varies: The growth centers in the long bones determine final stature. Hormones of puberty signal the centers to begin closure and most males finish by 17-18. In a few with delayed puberty and growth, the centers remain open and an xray of the wrist and hand will show a person has open centers more like a 14 -15 year old.I've never seen one grow taller after 20. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
When do girl stop growing taller and what is the average height growth for girl during puberty?

When do girl stop growing taller and what is the average height growth for girl during puberty?

Growth plates: fuse under the influence of the hormonal changes that occur during puberty. Once they fuse growth stops. ...Read more

6

6
Do bodybuilding at teen wil stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen.

Do bodybuilding at teen wil stunt growth? And how to reach maximum height at teen.

Growth: I don't have your age - please make sure you show this to the next nurse person to optimize the benefit. Do you have a list of your height and weight while you were growing up? Please try and find the numbers. What is your current age, height, and weight? ...Read more

7

7
Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

No: No, they don't stunt height in males. That is unfortunately a falsehood being perpetuated. ...Read more

8

8
Until what age do girls grow in height?

Until what age do girls grow in height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

11

11
Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Not true: That just doesn't happen. These are simply tales which have no bearing on the reality of genetics. Children masturbate from the time they're very small. People would be dwarfs if this concept was based in any reality. ...Read more

14

14
Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

16

16
Do boys grow in height in every tanner stage?

Do boys grow in height in every tanner stage?

They grow: They certainly grow in every Tanner stage, in some more than others. Certainly after reaching Tanner 5 at some point they stop growing. In general boys stop growing by 18-20. ...Read more

17

17
Till what age the height of a girl and boy grow?

Varies: Girls until about 16-18, boys until 20-23. But can vary widely. Check parents height for a general guide. Pediatrician can plot ht/wt to give you an estimate. ...Read more

18

18
Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

After age13-14: Delayed puberty for a boy is when by age 13-14 years, there are no pubertal changes, like testicular enlargement. Depending on the cause for the delay and whether treatment is indicated, growth rate should increase as puberty evolves. ...Read more

20

20
Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Hormonal ?: You may have overdone the thyroxine, but unlikely at your age without hour growth plates still. Eing open !! Suggest you check this out with your endocrinologist ...Read more

See 9 more doctor answers