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I'm 17 years old and just 5 feet tall. How to Grow taller? Suggest diet and exercises and whatever is necessary.
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Hello there.  I can understand your concern.  Height is determined by a lot of factors, out of which genetics and hormonal influence are the top most. So if your parents are not tall, the chances of you being tall are low. Consult a endocrinologist to rule out hormonal issues. Height will grow till max 21 yrs. Best regards.  Dr. Anil kumar jain. Bangalore.
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Hello. At 17, you have attained skeletal maturity and your physes (growing end of long bones) should be already fused. Hence, the only way to increase height is through surgical bone lengthening and I will strongly advice against that. 5 feet is a good height, and it will help if you focus your energy towards staying positive, accepting your unique persona for who you are and building on your confidence. Counselling will help.
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Please see a good counsellor.
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