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Medicine to increase height?

i am 17 years height is 5 foot .can i grow taller? and if i can then how?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Mar 2012
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
Thank you for choosing HCM.
Its possible to increase your height upto the age of 21 , but after that it is kind of an up hill task. Try doing basic stretching exercises, playing basket ball, volley ball. or any activity which inlvoles a lot of "jumping"can help to increase height. Medicines are also available but there are a lot of side effects for them so i reccomend you not to use them.
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Answered: Fri, 8 Nov 2013
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