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Fertility drugs & IUIs unsuccessful; heartbroken so tried acupuncture & chinese herbs. Worried about effects. Can either cause added height in a 37 YO?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is very safe.
Agree with Dr. Baker - neither acupuncture nor medicinal herbs will cause you to grow taller at this age.

In brief: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is very safe.
Agree with Dr. Baker - neither acupuncture nor medicinal herbs will cause you to grow taller at this age.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO

Nothing can cause added height in a 37 yo (except perhaps a pituitary tumor); once the growth plates if our bones close you can not grow taller and that happens 2-3 years after puberty.
Acupuncture/Chinese herbs may be very helpful. Have thorough thyroid testing including Free and Reverse T3 and thyroid antibodies. Try Rhodiola. See http://natural-fertility-info.com/unexplained-infertility.html

In brief: NO

Nothing can cause added height in a 37 yo (except perhaps a pituitary tumor); once the growth plates if our bones close you can not grow taller and that happens 2-3 years after puberty.
Acupuncture/Chinese herbs may be very helpful. Have thorough thyroid testing including Free and Reverse T3 and thyroid antibodies. Try Rhodiola. See http://natural-fertility-info.com/unexplained-infertility.html
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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