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Ways to increase height? Leg lengthening safe?

doctor..i need to know something..about my 20 and i need to grow juz 5 4 ...i tried alot of exercises..but itz of no am moving on to leg it a risky process..and i need to know the cost in india...i consulted an endocrinologist ..and he told bones are not fused yet(it was when i was 19)..plz help me...!!
Asked On : Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

I went through your description of the problem. Human height increases when bone length increases nd it is a natural process. Muscles do not have any role in height increasing. Human being's bone continues to grow uptoo the age of around 22 or 23 and then it stops. Growth spurt takes place after 19 or 20. So you have three years more to grow. Why anxious over it now?

Secondly heredity also plays a vital part in determinig a persons height. Analyze your hereditary height then you can decide yourself. As of now there are no safe artificial ways to increase height.

Please learn to be happy with what you have, not to be unhappy with what you do not have or like.
I hope I could answer your question satisfactorily. Available for further clarifications.
Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 26 Aug 2013
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