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I want to increase my height at the age of 17

hi, i am 17 years of age,male and i want to know that my height will increase further ? my father s height is 5 8 and mine 5 5. as i am doing exercises since last years and i don t find any change. so please suggest me some treatment or some exercises or food in order to gain height.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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By age of 19 years all vertical growth of body stops. No product or exercise will make you increase weight. You need to understand this so that you are not taken for a ride when someone tells you they can increase your height. As of now you can he hopeful and exercise regularly to be fit, if you are overweight and you lose more weight you will appear taller. Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, chicken, eggs, lean meat, pulses, cereals. Drink plenty of water. Be confident of who you are and not how tall you are. Your personality will be what people look for not your height.
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