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Height growth in men - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   when do our growth plates close??? (males)                                                  
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   iam.Dr.xxxx
User :   nice to meet u
Doctor :   you mean bones
User :   yeahh
Doctor :   by 20-25 years
User :   i'm reaally concerned about my growth rite now
User :   i'm 17 rite now. i will turn 18 in 2 months
Doctor :   usually the height stops growing after that
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it still possible for me to grow??
Doctor :   so you still have enough time
Doctor :   yes very sure
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   what is your height now?
User :   i'm following stretching routines
User :   i'm 5'7
User :   but i havent grown in a while
User :   therefore i started using stretching exercises
Doctor :   this is a good height for you now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that will help also
User :   are there other wayss?
Doctor :   also playing basket ball and volley ball too
Doctor :   helps
User :   ohh
User :   are there any supplements?
User :   i heard b
User :   bout growth enhancer plus
Doctor :   you may take some protein supplements
Doctor :   without steroids
User :   ohh
Doctor :   as it is very harmful
User :   yea
User :   HGH supplements?
User :   do they work?
Doctor :   is it hormone ?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   what is your weight?
Doctor :   dont use that
User :   oh
Doctor :   probably growth hormone
User :   i'm 62
Doctor :   it will damage your heart and kidney
User :   ohh
Doctor :   62 pounds?
Doctor :   are you a male?
User :   yeah
User :   i'm male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as per your BMI index you are perfectly ok
User :   ohh
Doctor :   your weight and height is in normal range
Doctor :   so you may continue taking good foods
User :   how many inches is still possible to grow?
Doctor :   with eggs a,proteins and good vegetables like beans carrots etc
Doctor :   you may have atleast 5.12-6.1 inch
User :   yeah i've been using this product called grow taller for idiots
Doctor :   as some people grow up to 30 years
User :   it contains stretching exercises with diet plans
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   watch for steroids in it
User :   and it has a HGH cocktail
Doctor :   and also testosterone
User :   where we mix cabbage, fava beans and tomatoes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   vegetable ingredients are ok
User :   ohh
Doctor :   you will have very good height
User :   but i was really worried because i think i was 5'7 a year ago
User :   n i'm still 5'7
Doctor :   did you check recently
Doctor :   did you get some fever or some diseases
Doctor :   in between
User :   therefore i decided to do something bout it
User :   umm not really
Doctor :   things like that along with stress may reduce growth
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   ok
User :   yea i m usually stressy
Doctor :   as nutrient absorption will be affected
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try relaxing using some exercises and good outdoor play
User :   ohh ok
Doctor :   as the play will help you grow and relieve stress too
Doctor :   so combined effect
User :   ohh
Doctor :   drink 1-2 glasses of skimmed milk too
User :   skimmed?
User :   is it different to a normal one?
Doctor :   yes the fat free ones
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   where the fat content willl be very less
Doctor :   so you dont gain any weight as such
User :   okk
Doctor :   and get good protein too
User :   okk
Doctor :   so you are almost in the right path now
User :   yeaa
User :   i hope so
Doctor :   go ahead with adding some exercises now
User :   yeaa
Doctor :   you will grow minimum 6 feet
User :   the programme using rite now is full of exercises which naturally realeases growth hormones
Doctor :   ok very good
Doctor :   do it with a good trainer
Doctor :   so that you get the maximum benefit
User :   i wasnt just sure if i cud get any taller but my mind is on ease now
User :   :)
Doctor :   you will get surely
Doctor :   as you are very young now
Doctor :   you still have alomost 10 years left
User :   ohh ok
Doctor :   so enjoy out
Doctor :   and take good diet too
User :   yea i'll try to do everything to increase my height
User :   i wanna get over 6
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   sure you will
Doctor :   as you are determined
Doctor :   and you are young
Doctor :   and growing too
User :   yea
User :   anywayss thank you very much for the information
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
User :   that was really helpful atleast it made me feel dat i can still groww
Doctor :   wishing you a tall and health life ahead
User :   thnk you
Doctor :   nice talking to you..
Doctor :   take care...
User :   nice talking to u too
Doctor :   bye fro now...
User :   take care
User :   bie
Doctor :   bye..
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