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Remedies For Very Late Puberty
No home remidies: Please see your gyn or a gyn for a proper diagnosis and treatment options, that is not something u should try to treat at home as u do not want to miss an abnormality that could become worse. ...Read more
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
Sleep restriction: Sleep restriction therapy - you figure out how many hours you're actually sleeping, then limit your window of sleep time to that amount. Gradually, as you sleep for that whole time you lengthen it. It is hard because you will be tired for days/week as you implement it. It is hard to explain in detail in such a short field but many therapists and books can help with this. It works well though! ...Read more
I am 30 with obvious signs of incomplete/delayed puberty. Is it too late to be addressed? Studies have shown clomiphene to be effective for accelerating puberty in teens with dp.
It depends: Upon whether you are just worried about small genitalia or whether you've really had an evaluation for delayed puberty, including bone age x-ray, etc. Why have you waited until age of 30? See an endocrinologist and get the problem properly evaluated and treated if necessary. Don't start making your own diagnosis and or treatment decisions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delayed periods: It depends on the cause of the delayed periods. If the cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome, it's possible to improve the cycle by losing weight and taking a vitamin supplement called myo-inositol. Stress, excess exercise and eating disorders can all delay periods. So correcting those situation can also help with delayed periods. ...Read more
Age Spots: When apple cider vinegar is mixed with onion juice and applied directly to the skin, it can help you to get rid of age spots and sun spots. Finely chop or blend an onion, and use a strainer or cheese cloth to squeeze and extract the juice. Take one part of apple cider vinegar and one part of onion juice and mix them together. Dab a cotton pad into the solution and apply it directly to age spot. ...Read more
Many good choices: My favorite home remedy for menstrual cramps is a hot bath with 2 cups of epsom salts; you can also add lavender oil. Also magnesium taurate or glycinate about 400 mg/day helps. Herbs like cramp bark and black cohosh can help too. For sore throats try gargling with 1 tsp cayenne pepper in 1 cup water 4x/day- you can also add apple cider vinegar, raw honey and garlic. See earthclinic.com for more. ...Read more
Only very young men: In order to have a late growth spurt in height, a young man's growth plates in his leg bones must still be open (not fused closed). Usually, any late growth spurts are at age 17-19, and tend to be genetically determined, so other male relatives may show a similar growth pattern. Growth spurts after age 19 are very unusual, but with over 3 billion males on earth, such spurts possibly could happen. ...Read more
It depends: Girls 13 + or boys 14+ who do not yet have breast or testicular enlargement have delayed puberty. Most often these kids are just late bloomers. Treatment depends on factors like, underlying illness, underweight, family history, psychosocial issues for the child given the delay. If we need to jump start the process, girls receive small doses of estrogen and boys get tesosterone for a limited time. ...Read more
I am 21 years old if my growth plates are still open can I use HGH supplements to grow taller?And how is HGH defficiency diagnosed are there symptoms?
Unlikely to happen: Data on fail to show that those with normal but delayed growth achieve a height any taller than they would waiting for nature to complete the process.Supplemental hgh can let you increase the speed of getting there, but not the final height. I would only consider it if your bone age on x-ray showed open growth centers. Deficiency is diagnosed by timed blood tests and hormone stimulation tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?
MostlyAfter50But: Most facelifts are done in people older than 50 years age.But having said that there are exceptions and some young people also need it and get it Best anti aging for skin Don't sit in sun too much Eat healthy Moisturise your skin Avoid getting Overweight Exercise regularly ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Late puberty: Most cases of delayed puberty are simply variants of normal development and not cause for alarm. Half of all adolescents who experience such delays have a parent or sibling whose growth followed a similar pattern. Depending on the cause, workup will include tests for malnutrition brought on by diseases, medications or eating disorders in addition to growth hormone, testosterone and other hormones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period is 14 days late, negative hpt, symptoms similar to pre period but they never come? What are other reasons for a late period?
Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Im 22 years old. I think im starting puberty late. No facial hair until i was 20ish. My height is 5'5". My relatives are not short. Can puberty occur this late? Mustache is not fully developed either
Highly unusual: This is highly unusual, if you have not discussed this with a physician, start there. You probably need consultation with an endocrinologist. This is a doctor that specializes in the hormone and regulatory systems of your body. A major consideration may be your ability to father children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can delay puberty stunt a teenager's growth? I started puberty late and never get a catch up growth spurt like my peers... Any connection to smoking?
Smoking is bad: While delayed puberty is usually associated with a taller stature (testosterone closes the bone's growth plates), smoking is associated with stunted growth. Studies have shown smoking can decrease your height by 1in or more. Smoking can also prevent the proper growth of your lungs and causes chronic changes that can cause COPD and increase your risk of lung cancer. ...Read more
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