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I would like to know if there is anything I can do to increase

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I would like to know if there is anything I can do to increase my height, I'm only 5' and would like to grow taller. I'm 33 years old
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
No
There is no way to significantly increase your height at this point.
I am not sure where you got the idea?
Internet info?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes internet info so wanted medical advice as I thought after 20 you stop growing
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Correct
At 33 your bones are fixed everywhere.
You are not going to grow more.
However, most people have a half inch to an inch of shortening due to poor structural integration. They are constricted.
Alexander Technique can help you unwind this and maybe have just a little more stature.
http://www.alexandertechnique.com/
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks


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