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Vitamins To Help In Puberty For Girls
Best women vitamins for teenage girls, that would help with breast growth and acne, or overall health?
None: There is no specific vitamin or mineral to help with breast growth or acne. However many teenage girls have diets deficient in calcium, iron and vitamin d. A multivitamin with iron can help with vitamin d and iron- however teen girls need to add more dairy such as milk, cheese or yoghurt for adequate calcium intake. ...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
What amino acids do doctors give to children with hgh deficiency and is suffering from a growth disorder during thier puberty stages in order to help ?
Balanced nutrition: While there are no special foods or exercises that make you grow taller, poor nutrition and dietary deficiencies can prevent a child from achieving their potential.Expected final height is the average of the parents plus 2.5 in for males and less 2.5 in for females. The best way to be tall is have tall parents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would adults take growth hormone supplements and do they add height in adults? Are they found in fertility meds, Chinese herbs for infertility?
Adult GH use: Hi. I treat adults with pituitary deficiency with growth hormone (GH); they generally feel better on it and restoration of normal levels has physiologic benefits. GH is used off label in non-deficient adults as a "fountain of youth" medicine; shown to be neither safe nor effective in this setting. Too much GH has well established risks. GH is a protein and must be injected (like insulin); no oral ...Read more
What therapy will doctor use to help a 21 yo ,with malnutrition in puberty grow normally ,how effective?
In your experience, which natural remedies and foods will boost libido in men? And for women? Thank you.
Well balanced diet: For most people, your potential height is genetically predetermined and cannot be positively affected by diet. However, malnutrition can certainly affect growth negatively. Most experts (mds, nutritionists, etc) recommend a well balanced diet, with adequate protein, carbs, fats, vitamins and minerals. Fad diets and expensive supplements are not necessary and may be harmful. ...Read more
Can streching help grow taller at 14 for girls. I look at the wiki how and they say it can help grow taller. And eating calcium can help grow tall too?
Not really...: There is usually some growth in girls at age 14 years. 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 the final height. Stand up straight! ...Read more
Growth hormone: There are no dietary stimulants for growth hormone production. Optimal nutrition will allow a child to reach his/her genetically determined stature. Adding extra growth hormone will not increase that stature, but only accelerate the rate of attaining that stature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limited: Grown-ups won't gain height despite a variety of scams offering this. Tall is a plus for a man, but people will be far more impressed by a man with a lean, muscular body, and any man can do this by lifestyle changes focused on diet and aerobic and resistance training. It's most important for a woman to have a little body fat, but not too much, to look and be healthy. There is no magic best weight. ...Read more
Are there HGH supplements or sprays for people after puberty that exceeds genes to increase height ? Im desperate to grow past 5'1 at 17
No: At 17 most females have finished linear growth and their growth centers will close. If you entered puberty along with your age group you are likely done and no supplements will do anything for you. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be studied for bone maturity. If more like a 14 year old you would have growth potential, if consistent with 17 you are done. ...Read more