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When are men done growing? 20?

When are men done growing? 20?

Just about right: I would agree with you that most of men are done with vertical growth by about 20..Some may stop a bit earlier and some later, but my guess would be around 20. Unfortunately, we continue to grow sideway persistently into oldage. Keep healthy bxnxnx--keeping an ideal body wt is a lifetime committment but it is so worth it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can men grow taller after 20 year?

Can men grow taller after 20 year?

Depends: Linear growth depends on growth centers in the long bones. Puberty accelerates and then ends growth by closing the growth plates. If you entered puberty at the average time you usually finish growth by 17-18.If late, and bone centers (xray of hand) are more consistent with a 15 yo you might grow in your 20's.If the growth centers are closed, you are done.If you have not grown in a year, U are. ...Read more

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Why do men stop growing taller after 20 and girls at 18?

Nature: Your numbers are off a bit.Most women stop at 16-17 and men at 17-18 as a response to the hormones that drive puberty.These hormones tell the growth centers to finish and solidify in preparation for adult life. The growth centers are a weaker bone feature that are subject to greater risk of injury, once closed, the weakness is gone as is the potential for more linear growth. ...Read more

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Is it possible for men to have late grow spurts?

Is it possible for men to have late grow spurts?

Only very young men: In order to have a late growth spurt in height, a young man's growth plates in his leg bones must still be open (not fused closed). Usually, any late growth spurts are at age 17-19, and tend to be genetically determined, so other male relatives may show a similar growth pattern. Growth spurts after age 19 are very unusual, but with over 3 billion males on earth, such spurts possibly could happen. ...Read more

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How are mammograms done on men?

How are mammograms done on men?

Same as women: There is no difference in the technique, only the volume of tissue available to be imaged. ...Read more

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Do men grow until 18 years old?

Do men grow until 18 years old?

Around 17-18: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. ...Read more

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How to grow hair fast in oneweek for men?

How to grow hair fast in oneweek for men?

Not 1 week !: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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