Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

186 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Can height be increased after the age of 24?

Answered by
Dr. R.A. Singh

Emergency Medicine Specialist

Practicing since :2000

Answered : 2155 Questions

Posted on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Question: I am 24 years old,is it possible to increase my height after this age
Answered by Dr. R.A. Singh 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Not at this age.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, I would like to inform you that height of a person depends upon many factors, including geneticsl factors.
At the age of 24, normal adult height has been already achieved and cannot be increased by medically accepted methods.

I would also advise that you should not go height increasing products available in the market as they have more side effects as compared to benefits.

I hope this is helpful to you.
If you have any further query, I will be happy to help.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on