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Protein rich diet to increase height - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   Sir, I am 18, my problem is i am short in height
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am just 154 cms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are your parents short statured too?
Doctor :   what are their heights?
User :   Yes... my father is 158 cms and mom shorter than me
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can anything be done to increase my height?
Doctor :   as your parents are also short the chances of increase are very less
Doctor :   i can only suggest a good diet rich in proteins
Doctor :   and plenty of physical exercise especially sports
Doctor :   basketball is a good option
User :   My small brother who is just 15, has now become taller than me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
User :   Are there any Pills which can be taken to increase height?
Doctor :   there are no medicines to increase height
User :   OK doc
User :   only excercise?
Doctor :   there are certain height lenthening surgeries
Doctor :   but they are expensive, have several side effects
User :   but i heard that they are very costly?
Doctor :   and can increase only a few cms
User :   OK then, I must start excercising daily?
User :   Which excersices do you suggest doctor?
Doctor :   as i told you sports
Doctor :   are good
User :   Ok, fine, no injections.. pills?
Doctor :   i am afraid no
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User :   yes
User :   and the details are correct!!!
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   So Do you believe that I can increase my height through excercises?
User :   I've filled it doc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   to the extent of a few inches
Doctor :   as your parents are also short
User :   Thanks Doc, nice talking to you...
Doctor :   you are welcome
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