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Height Growth

Hello Sir,I am 16 and my height is only 5ft.I want to grow 5.6ft. or abive. I feel bad in my friends and cousins all of which are taller than me.I tried everything like height increase capsules,sports like swimming,basketball,height exercises or much more.suggest me anything how can in increase my height.I will do anything for this?please tell me..
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello..., your height  depends on average  height  of your parents..  Once maturation occurs growing end of bones fuses and one cannot  grow  further after that age...so growth cessate usually at the age of 18 to 21. So you still have chance to grow..  Don't  try medication for growth  they won't work. Cycling, swimming, skipping, stretching exercise may help you.. continue it...  Have proteinaceous food items...
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