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Can I take vitamin D tablets to increase the height?

hello, umm its bout a friend of mine, ahe is really short in height and her age is 15 , we searched on the internet and found some exercises but nothing worked so we searched for tablets , now it said we can take vitamin d tablets for increasing the height , but my moma said she should consult a doctor before she starts takin any kind of tablets , so can she but shes too embarssed to do so , plz help , can she take those and are they safe ? if they are whats the dose ? :)
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Height of a person is genetically determined and there is a rough calculation of a person's height that can be done based on the mid-parental height although some variation may occur. Tablets are not supposed to alter the final height of an individual. Vitamin D is abundant in food therefore usually there is no need of Vitamin D supplementation in this age group unless there is a demonstrable deficiency. Adequate nutritious food should supply enough of Vitamin D to the body. Do not bother on the final height, it cannot be altered!
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