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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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i am 20 years old. How to increase weight ?

i am 20 years old ...i want to increase my height ,i m only5'4...plzzz help me doctors!!!if anything can be done..! height problem
Thu, 19 May 2011
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hi,
As you are 20 years there is no possibility of increasing your height.
At about 20 yrs there is fusion of epiphysis of long bones with the bones so no chance of further gain in height.
Any way you take more high protein diet and exercises like running,jogging,rope jumping.
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