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Doctor insights on: Stretching Exercise To Increase Height

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Do stretching and jump increase height?

Do stretching and jump increase height?

No: Your height is based mainly on genetics( mother/ father/ grandparents etc). Most males quit growing @ age 19 or so...So u have 2 more years! good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Stretching Exercise (Definition)

Stretching can decrease muscle cramping. At the first sign of a muscle spasm, stop your activity and try stretching and massaging the affected muscle. Heat will relax the muscle when the spasm begins, but ice may be helpful after the first spasm and when ...Read more


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Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Not really: Good posture allows you to assume your proper length and exercise and stretching of all sorts can help create a stable frame. However, you attain your maximum stature by maintaining a balanced diet, getting proper rest, and exercise.You cannot increase your final height by stretching, gravity will eventually remove any temporary increase.You stop growing taller when your bone growth centers close. ...Read more

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How to increase testosterone level? Exercise useful muscle stretching?

How to increase testosterone level?  Exercise useful muscle stretching?

The first step is: to make sure you need testosterone boosting. Your doc will test and then tell you. If so, there are natural products to do so as well as hormone replacement therapy. Exercise and muscle stretching are helpful for overall health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can ankle weights increase height?

Can ankle weights increase height?

No: Using ankle weights does not change a person's height. If a person is short, and is still a child, she can discuss the issue with her doctor at her annual check-ups, to see if there is a medical problem that is causing her shortness. If no medical problem, then her shortness is genetic and she can adapt to her height, not let it weigh her down. ...Read more

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Can stretching or jumping increase height?

No: At 16, most likely you're still growing. This depends on your genetics and nutrition, not so much on physical activity. Stretching and jumping will not increase your height. ...Read more

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Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

No: Stretching won't make you taller but it is beneficial for various reasons it will help prevent injuries, allow you to run better with longer strides and decrease chances for other muscular problems. ...Read more

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Can proper stretching increase your height in older people?

Can proper stretching increase your height in older people?

Temporarily : As we age the spinal column decreases in height causing the shrinkage. Exercises like Pilates and inversion can temporarily stretch the spine but the effect doesn't last. ...Read more

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Limb lenghthening can increase height upto 16cm?

Limb lenghthening can increase height upto 16cm?

Oh my gosh -: Learn to love yourself as you are ! ...Read more

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Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Part of healthy life: Living a healthy life in general helps you reach you maximal height. That includes adequate sleep, good nutrition, exercise, stress reduction. Men grow can grow taller into their 20's. We women stop at 16. Nutritiion is particulary important. ...Read more

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Is stretching exercise really can grow taller?

Is stretching exercise really can grow taller?

Temporary: The growth plates of the long bones will determine the final stature of anyone. When they have closed(after puberty), you are at your final height. Any stretching may straighten the vertebrae, briefly adding height,but as gravity exerts its normal effect, you return to normal posture and settled height,with some natural curving in the neck and back. ...Read more

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Does exercise increase a teens height?

Does exercise increase a teens height?

Exercise does not: increase height but it does help w/overall health. Stay healthy, neat, clean, polite, and be your best self. This will be more helpful in happiness than height. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Exercise to build foot muscles?

Exercise to build foot muscles?

DPM Evaluation: Hello: please obtain a medical evaluation by a podiatrist. Foot weakness typically involves a neurological problem that needs to be ruled out who can then guide you based on what muscles are weak. Mark reed, dpm diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery website: http://www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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How to increase weight without lifting or push-ups? can swimming with proper diet increase the weight? thanks!

How to increase weight without lifting or push-ups? can swimming with proper diet increase the weight? thanks!

Muscle mass: Aerobic exercise such as swimming will TONE muscles and decrease body fat which will show muscle definition but will not increase muscle mass to any significant degree. Only micro-injury to the muscle fibers (from weight lifting) will cause hypertrophy and muscle growth. Seek advice of your primary doc before any exercise regimen, especially if you have cardiac condition such as MVP. ...Read more

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What exercises or yoga help the most to increase height?

What exercises or yoga help the most to increase height?

Balanced nutrition: At nineteen your growth centers have limited potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but no special diet or exercise will alter your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity.If close to 15 you have a little left, if like 19 you are done ...Read more

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I'm kalyan 21yrs by this nov12.I'm just 5'7.I want to increase "will kicking, stretching exercises, inversion exercise, hanging, jumping increase my heigh?

I'm kalyan 21yrs by this nov12.I'm just 5'7.I want to increase "will kicking, stretching exercises, inversion exercise, hanging, jumping increase my heigh?

No: I know of nothing that will increase your height. Very rarely people do grow a bit in height after 21, but over 99% of the time one has stopped growing by age 21 & i know of nothing that will change that.While not as tall as average (average height in the us for caucasians is about 5'10", but 5'7" for hispanics) you are not unusually short. Given this is unlikely to change, it is wise to accept it. ...Read more

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Any truth to online ads claiming meds, vitamins, exercise/stretching can increase height in adults? How about @ almost 40 YO? Some say massage does it

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Any truth to online ads claiming meds, vitamins, exercise/stretching can increase height in adults? How about @ almost 40 YO? Some say massage does it

Not true: Mere quackery, ask your doctor if you feel you have a problem or if you want to start something strange, some of these preparations may contain hormones and are not regulated, best wishes ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more