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How can I grow taller? Have been swimming. Anything safe apart from HGH?

Hi Doctor!My name is Ida and I am a 17 year old girl. I am 5 2 and I havent grown at all since 6th grade. I was wondering if you could tell me if Im done growing? I have been swimming for the past two years,but nothing worked. Do I still have a chance of growing?or am I comepletely done?also,is there anything out there that is safe that can increase growth other than hgh?thanks!
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
At 17 years of age, since you have reached puberty, the chances of increase in the height are minimal. Still doing aerobics and stretching exercises can help in improvisation of the posture which can make you appear taller.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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