Vitamins to increase height - Doctor answers

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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

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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Do you know which vitamin helps your height increase?

Do you know which vitamin helps your height increase?

None: There are no vitamins that I am aware of that will increase your height. ...Read more

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Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Supplementing with: Vitamins and minerals will not increase your height. Please use the things you mention w/professional guidance so you don't overdo or imbalance calcium/magnesium. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should I buy to help increase height at 17 before its too late to improve my height? I'm 5'1 at 17, no diseases.

What kind of vitamins should I buy to help increase height at 17 before its too late to improve my height? I'm 5'1 at 17, no diseases.

Be happy and healthy: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's little a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. An adults' multivitamin (which includes vitamin d) is fine to take, but won't change height. ...Read more

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Can I increase my height at age 23? I m female. My parents are tall? In childhood I was suffering from vitamin d disease rickets.

Can I increase my height at age 23? I m female. My parents are tall? In childhood I was suffering from vitamin d disease rickets.

No: Sorry to give you disappointing news, but it is rare to grow after age 16-18, in fact most girls stop growing around age 14. Bone growth is caused by "growth plates" and once the growth plates close (usually 2-3 years after puberty) the bones are unable to grow. ...Read more

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Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?

Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?

No: Hi. At 30 years old, you're long done gaining height. Nothing you can do to add height after your long bone growth plates fuse in your teens. If you have a healthy diet, of the vitamins and mineral you list, the only ones you're at risk for not getting enough of are calcium and vitamin D, so assure you're getting enough of them. But no supplement of any kind will lengthen bones in you. ...Read more

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Should I give height vitamins for a 2 year old?

Never heard of it: I have never heard of height vitamins. Sounds like a hoax.... ...Read more

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How much vitamins should I take per day (a, c, d, e, b, k) iam 22 years old and male, my weight is 98 kg and height is175cm?

Take a good multivit: You are young, and will do well on a good multivitamin. You can purchase that anywhere, and Whole Food has a lot of selection to choose from. Most of them are in or more than the minimum RDA. KADE are fat soluble. So you don't want to overdo. They can accumulate faster than the water soluble ones: B, C. Read the instruction to find out how many tablets you need to take per day. Usually 1. ...Read more

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My height has stopped. And I've tried medicine but in vain please suggest me some diet or vitamins for growth and also exercise tips.

My height has stopped. And I've tried medicine but in vain please suggest me some diet or vitamins for growth and also exercise tips.

Eat healthy foods: Your height should continue to increase till you get close to 19-20 years of age. In the meantime, eat nutritious foods (milk, yogurt, ice creams, meat (if you like it) fish, eggs and nuts daily. Also exercise daily...Exercise can be fast walking or running or playing supports that make you sweat for about an hour daily. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi im joyce, im 21 years old. My problem is im only 32 kls.5'1 in height. I need a vitamins that will help me to gain my weight. Thanks for answerin?

Hi im joyce, im 21 years old. My problem is im only 32 kls.5'1 in height. I need a vitamins that will help me to gain my weight. Thanks for answerin?

Vitamins not helpful: Sometimes an iron deficiency can affect one's appetite, but not to the degree that you are underweight. You should see your md to rule out a medical or psychological problem causing your excessive thinness. It is very unlikely to be a vitamin deficiency of any kind. ...Read more

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My child is 11years old he active but he small height, and week, Which, vitamin and millk, I give him?

My child is 11years old he active but he small height, and week, Which, vitamin and millk, I give him?

Height: Your child's height is geneticlly determined. Milk and especially vitamins will have little to do with his final height. More importantantly, is a well rounded diet with lots of protein. Proper sleep, and exercise are also important ...Read more

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I am a slower in height gaining so what vitamin should I take also mention by which diet or supplementary products?

I am a slower in height gaining so what vitamin should I take also mention by which diet or supplementary products?

Poor height gain: Height is genetically predetermined and even with excellent diet, you will not get taller than what you are determined to be.
Your diet should be such that it contains all necessary vitamins for your growth. Bones is what your growth depends on primarily. Calcium and vitamin d are essential for bone growth, although, other minerals and vitamins are just as important. ...Read more

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I am 19, my height: 5^0and weight is approx:186 (more or less).Best way to lose 40ib's in 1-2months? Any vitamin pills or sumthing that could help fast

I am 19, my height: 5^0and weight is approx:186 (more or less).Best way to lose 40ib's in 1-2months? Any vitamin pills or sumthing that could help fast

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Hi, my age is 18 & my height is 5'5'' which vitamin and supplement is best for me?

Hi, my age is 18 & my height is 5'5'' which vitamin and supplement is best for me?

Probably none: Assuming you have a balanced normal diet, you should not need any vitamin supplementation. If you must take something, I would take a generic multivitamin such as a centrum or kirland brand generic. ...Read more

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I've heard vitamins encourage growth - other than vitamin d, what vitamins could I take to reach my potential height?

Depends: At 47 years old, I think you have reached your potential height, and will instead want to keep your bones strong to prevent osteoporosis. Magnesium and strontium can help, as well as vit d and calcium. ...Read more