Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
129 Doctors are Online

What exercises can a teenager take up to increase height ?

My height is very short 4 9 ,age 18 years old.I want to increase my height to 6 00 .I know that height is dependable on DNA but I want to increase my height in any way to 6 ft.How can I increase my height?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Aug 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  93
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
  User's Response
it seems that you are aware that its difficult to increase height to that extent. given that you are 18 years you can still try jumping,skipping, hanging to rods . such exercises plus yoga for same might help you for some time till your bone growth is complete. this can happen anytime around 18 years.
take a good protein diet.
desperate enough in the end there are some bone surgeries which may not always give results. and when they fail you can be life long having problems. so dont think about anything out of the way.
hope this is helpful
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor