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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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User :   sir, my age is 21 and my height is 5.4 inches. how can i increase my height effectively in short duration. which medicines i should take and where?
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User :   i m sorry sir. now i m there
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Doctor :  
Weight gain can be achieced be good nutritious food, exercises and few medications.
Doctor :  
You can try B protein supplements
Doctor :  
A protein powder which is easily available in the pharmacy.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   can i b sure of increase of height ?
Doctor :  
May i know your age?
User :   21 years
User :   how long i have to prefer ?
Doctor :   Increase in the height happens maximum by the age of 18 years.
Doctor :  
The chances of increasing the height after 18 years are minimal.
Doctor :  
There are no other medical drugs available to increase the height.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes sir. but in the market many companies launching their products.
User :   should i follow them?
Doctor :  
Yes, they are products which promise them. but the effectiveness of the products are not guranteed. You can try them if you want too.
User :   can you suggest me some best.
User :   or i should take only vitamin-b ?
Doctor :  
SInce the effectiveness of those is not clinically proved yet. I would prefer you to try natural means by proper diet, protein supplements and multi vitamins.
Doctor :  
If there is still growth spurt left in the bones which is unlikely there can be height increase seen.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
Doctor :  
As i said there is minimal chances, you can try this for 3 months period. If there is no improvement, then you can stop the supplements,
User :   ok sir . thank u sir for the guidelines you suggested me. i will take what you are suggeting me.
Doctor :  
You can continue the proper dioet though.
Doctor :  
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User :   no thanks sir. thank you very much sir.
Doctor :  
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