Doctor insights on:
Vitamins To Increase Height
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
Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?
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
5'5" height, I want 5'11", I do strech exercise, I consume vitamin a, e, c and calcium in appropriate quantity, bt only 1/2 inch increased in 8 month, help?
At 22: Your growth plates are sealed and you cannot grow any more. ...Read more
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 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
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
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
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
My child is 11years old he active but he small height, and week, Which, vitamin and millk, I give him?
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
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