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Height is not increasing

My height is not increasing after taking suitable diet. My parents height is not very much. What should I do Which doctor I should go
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi..., nothing much to worry...As your age is 16years you have time till 21 years... 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 regul ar 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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