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How To Increase Height As A Grown Up

Basically almost everything is attached to genes. Your height as well is determined by the which gene of your parents you inherited, Although other factors like lifestyle, diet and environment contributes to it too.

This article reveals ways you can grow taller despite the effect of your genes. Read through to find out.

The female growth usually starts earlier than the male’s so it shouldn’t be any cause to worry. Once the male starts hitting the puberty age, growth(including tallness) happens very sudden in the space of few months.


If you are not satisfied by the pace at which you grow and the fear of not growing taller starts creeping in, worry less and try to inculcate these habits into your routine.

1. Sleep More

Sleep is very important if it comes to increasing the height and growth in general. It’s very essential to get 7-9 hours of sleep daily because when you get enough sleep, the body releases a hormone called Human Growth Hormone HGH. This helps the body to grow and constantly repair itself.

2. Eat Right

Eat a balanced diet containing all the micro and macro nutrients the body needs for efficient development. If you don’t eat right, you should have a change of diet immediately containing protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals etc

Take more minerals like calcium with aids in the production of healthier and stronger bones as well as the proper growth of bones.

Don’t forget to take vitamin D to facilitate and accelerate the effect of the consumed calcium. It also prevents the bones from being brittle, stunted or soft.

3. Exercise

It’s advantageous to exercise as well. It can help decrease your risk of osteoporosis in addition to assisting you in maintaining your general health. It manifests as a reduction of bone density as a result of your bones being fragile or weak. You might “shrink” as a result of this.

Regular exercising also promotes the production of the Human Growth Hormone, HGH.

4. Sit Right

Sitting while maintaining a good posture makes one appear taller. It also helps straightening the bones and preventing it from curving which can eventually reduce your height.

Always maintain a good posture when sitting or walking. It’s very essential to include it while going along with your day to day activities.

5. Yoga

Yoga practice may aid in releasing tight muscles, promote body flexibility, improve posture, and provide the impression of greater height.

Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who practiced yoga had higher bone densities. practicing yoga aids in calcium absorption into the bones, strengthening them and promoting better posture.

Read also: How To gain Weight Effectively


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