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How to increase height of a male?

Hello I am m ,rom Bangladesh. i am very upset about my height 4.2''. my age 23 yr 3 month. I want to increase my height.so please anybody give me some information how i can increase my height? and if any medicine or herbal product does work please let me know.
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014
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When an individual’s height is considered, we all are aware of the fact that it increases up to a particular age and then it comes to a halt. Height increases up to the age of 18 in women and up to the age of 24 in men. Increase in height can be attributed to the production of a hormone, called the Human Growth Hormone, which is secreted by the pituitary gland within the human body.

It is rather difficult to increase height after reaching adulthood as the production of these hormones slowly stops. In most cases, the epiphyses of the long bones are fused as the last bits of cartilaginous tissue in the bones turn into solid hard bones. This prevents any further growth in longer bones. However, if the hormones are released naturally, increase in height can be observed.

Proper diet and nutrition, stretching exercise, exposure to sun light(vitamin D) are helpful to grow.

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How to increase height of a male?

Hi, thanks for using HCM. When an individual’s height is considered, we all are aware of the fact that it increases up to a particular age and then it comes to a halt. Height increases up to the age of 18 in women and up to the age of 24 in men. Increase in height can be attributed to the production of a hormone, called the Human Growth Hormone, which is secreted by the pituitary gland within the human body. It is rather difficult to increase height after reaching adulthood as the production of these hormones slowly stops. In most cases, the epiphyses of the long bones are fused as the last bits of cartilaginous tissue in the bones turn into solid hard bones. This prevents any further growth in longer bones. However, if the hormones are released naturally, increase in height can be observed. Proper diet and nutrition, stretching exercise, exposure to sun light(vitamin D) are helpful to grow. regards