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Hey dr. my height is too short and i am 5feet 3 at 17 and my parent height is 5feet 1 . plz help me to grow height as i feel very shy infront of my friends. And mostly girls are taller than me . I cannot live with this type of height . At least help me by gaining 2 inches more plz doctor
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Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician Mandya
Hello it is the time for you to grow, during the adolescent age that a person will be having high levels of growth hormone. You can grow up to ~21 years. Growth not only depend on your genetics but also on environmental factors. So don't worry, Eat high proteinesous foods, do jogging skipping, pull ups, join gym, sleep well at night, good sleep increase growth hormone levels, play tennis, volleyball, or basket ball, all helps you to grow.
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