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I am a 22 yr old male will stretching exercises help me grow?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

At 22 years of age your growth plates are fused.
You are done growing.

In brief: No

At 22 years of age your growth plates are fused.
You are done growing.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Any transient gain in length by stretching,hanging upside down, etc.
disappears after gravity again exerts its full effect on your body. This is a common myth but it is a myth.You quit growing taller when your growth plates fuse, at 16-17 in males,15-16 in females. A balanced diet/rest/exercise support normal growth.If you have not grown in the past year you are done, have a good life.

In brief: No

Any transient gain in length by stretching,hanging upside down, etc.
disappears after gravity again exerts its full effect on your body. This is a common myth but it is a myth.You quit growing taller when your growth plates fuse, at 16-17 in males,15-16 in females. A balanced diet/rest/exercise support normal growth.If you have not grown in the past year you are done, have a good life.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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