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Doctor insights on: Weight And Height Chart For Running 5k

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When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

Doesn't raise height: 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 height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in young, extremely short kids. ...Read more

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I am a running 22 years male of height 5.2(156cm).i want to grow taller.is it possible??if yes what should i do??

I am a running 22 years male of height 5.2(156cm).i want to grow taller.is it possible??if yes what should i do??

No further growth likely: At 22 years of age, further linear growth is unlikely. During the pubertal years the epiphyseal growth plate begins to close and further linear growth of the skeleton is not possible due to the effect of testosterone. ...Read more

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Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

No: While exercise, especially aerobic, is great, it will not have any effect on height. And, there is nothing you can do to cause an effect on height. ...Read more

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Hello, Doctor M Mr Nawaraj and my running age is 24 and my height is 5.6". So can you prescribe any medicine that can Increase my height upto 4" more.

No: I am sorry to tell you that by the time we hit adulthood, we have achieved our maximum height. Once our growth plates are fused no more growth will occur. ...Read more

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I am male weighing 70kg and my height is 5feet9inches.i have tummy but i follow a healthy diet.how many mins of running can reduce my tummy?

I am male weighing 70kg and my height is 5feet9inches.i have tummy but i follow a healthy diet.how many mins of running can reduce my tummy?

We loose weight: over our entire body. Spot reducing is not effective. The amount of running or other exercise that helps depends on your present weight and metabolism. If your doc clears you to run please go for it. Overall health is the best goal. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have constant nose allergy(running and stuffed nose) throughout the years ever since i was little due to environment.Does that hinder growth(height)?

I have constant nose allergy(running and stuffed nose) throughout the years ever since i was little due to environment.Does that hinder growth(height)?

Not that we know of: Uncontrolled rhinitis (nose allergy) doesn't affect growth as much as uncontrolled asthma, ultimate height is a complex function of the body, with several systems involved, unlikely that isolated nose allergy would affect it. ...Read more

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I have feeling of blood running into my head when sleeping and when I increase pillow height I feel comfortable. I have spondilitis is that the reason?

I have feeling of blood running into my head when sleeping and when I increase pillow height I feel comfortable. I have spondilitis is that the reason?

Maybe heart problem: Sounds like maybe raising the head helps blood drain, which might imply a kind of poor flow into or thru the heart. Do neck veins get big (jvd ) without the pillows? Spondylitis is too general a term -is this referring to arthritis in the c-spine? If so I can't see how this would be directly related. Please provide more specific and descriptive detail about symptoms and other existing problems. ...Read more