Height and Weight
I am 15 year old...my height is 5ft 6in ....is my height OK according to an average 15 year old boy ? If not what types of exercise I should do to increase height ?
Doctor Answers (1) on Height and Weight
Men grow height-wise until ~21 years old, although depending on the person they may experience slight changes until 25. For someone in their later twenties, you're already not producing the regular pulsatile bursts of growth hormone needed to stimulate longitudinal growth, but even if an exogenous source was provided, the growth region of the bone known as the epiphyseal plate has already shut down, so you'd only grow laterally. If you get doses of growth hormone as an adult, you develop a condition known as acromegaly...
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