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Exercises to increase the height - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   M a 22 years old guy from punjab
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a health problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with your query
User :   regarding my height
Doctor :   ok
User :   my height is just 5'1"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the height of your parents/
User :   is there any treatment in medical science to increase my height without any side effect
Doctor :   what is the height of your parents?
User :   my mother's height is 5'1" & father's 5'6'
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you take a high protein diet
Doctor :   and execise regularly
Doctor :   preferably swimming or basketball
Doctor :   you should take a healthy diet with more eggs, whole milk, soya
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   i am taking a high protien diet & i have also joined a healthclub. I take 12 eggs 4 days in a week & drink soya milk & eat soya chunks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your weight?
User :   56 kg
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Yogasanas can help to an extent of improving your back posture and strengthening your spinal cord
User :   which asans i must try
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX namaskar and sukhasana help but they must be done under supervision
Doctor :   of an instructor
Doctor :   also jumping sports like basketball and some sports like swimming helps to a certain extent
Doctor :   there are no other therapies available to improve height
Doctor :   hormonal therapy is for those who have certain hormonal problems
User :   are there any medicines to increase height
Doctor :   no there are no medicines
Doctor :   there are only hormonal supplements if required
User :   is it possible to increase height at the age of 22
Doctor :   those are also given only in rare cases with deficiencies
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   with good diet and exercise
Doctor :   the optimum height can be gained
User :   should i go for harmonal supplements
Doctor :   as you dont have any health problems
Doctor :   there is no necesity to take such supplements
Doctor :   they would only harm you
Doctor :   just continue the diet and exercise
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User :   hi
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you filled the feed back form?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   M working hard in my zym. I also won the prize of best candidate in my zym which is city's best in health clubs. but still i feel my height is not doing well
Doctor :   the common cause should be genetic
Doctor :   if you have gotten your mother's genes
Doctor :   then you could be short
Doctor :   try to play sports like basketball and swimming
Doctor :   it might help
User :   if i have got my mother's genes
Doctor :   anyways as you are only 22 you can try to get the optimum height possible
Doctor :   the maximum being your father's height
Doctor :   if you continue to work out and eat a healthy diet
Doctor :   at this stage giving hormones can cause many side effects
Doctor :   it may worsen your health in all
User :   what is the age limit for it?
Doctor :   25 for boys
User :   is swimming works better than overall workout in a zym?
Doctor :   yes to an extent
Doctor :   basketball is also a good option
User :   is there any other exercise which can helo me?
Doctor :   these will be sufficient
Doctor :   along with high protein diet
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   as i told you i take 12 eggs daily alongwith 1 kg milk,4 to 5 bananas, soya milk,curd, fruits & green vegitables
Doctor :   then you would be onese
Doctor :   12 eggs daily is a very large amount
Doctor :   obese
Doctor :   avoid the bananas, decrease the number of eggs to 2-3 and eat only egg whites
Doctor :   avoid the yellow
Doctor :   the rest can be continued
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   take more pulses like rajma
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   is my diet fulfilling my protien requirment
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is more actually
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   ok
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