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Worried about height gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello is this the doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   Yes , this is doctor
User :   im 13 and im 5ft 6in and im realy worried because i hate being tall my mum is 5ft 3in and my dad is 6ft 2 in .. and i also heard girls stop growing after 2 years off starting period and i started mine 2years next month , i dont want to be a giant either and im worried i dont want to grow up to 6ft
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Its not in the control of a individual to reduce the height
Doctor :   Its harmonal determioned?
Doctor :   Avoid activities like swimming and athletics.
Doctor :   these games may increase your height,
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