Is it possible to grow taller?

can you get taller?

The quick answer is probably not because…

After your teens or after the age of 20-to-25 you stop growing unless you have some glandular problem and don't blame your parents for how tall you are because…

Your height is based on many different genetic factors (this being the reason why some tall people have short parents) but overall…

You are more than likely to be short if most of the people in your family are short on average but…

It is possible to maximize your growth potential by…

You can get taller thru surgery but…

The surgery cost up to 150,000 dollars and it's a very painful process that basically requires your legs to be broken allowing them to get longer and even after that procedure is successful…

You have to wait 6 months to walk again and up to a year for the bones to harden and…

I doubt insurance companies will cover this expensive procedure for cosmetic reasons unless you got it for a deformity.

4 'Grow taller' methods that do not work…

1. Stretching

Some people think you can increase your height by stretching which is ridiculous if you just use logic and understand that when you stretch…

You are stretching your muscles and not your bones and even those who claim the stretching works only report gaining ¼ inch in height and they could've got that extra inch wearing the right pair of shoes and…

One stretching exercise some people use to increase height requires you to hang from a bar (like in a pull-up) but…

I can easily debunk that because I myself have done thousands of pull-ups in my lifetime where I hang constantly and I can tell you I have not seen a major height increase.

2. Glucosamine & chondroitin

Glucosamine & chondroitin are helpful in preventing joint pain and strengthening joints (and even that is disputed) but I doubt they will assist in making you any taller because…

I personally been taking joint supplements on and off for years to maintain healthy joints and I have not noticed any difference in my height.

3. Visualization/ Hypnosis

The claim here is simply that if you can visualize, dream or see yourself as being taller that in itself will make you taller but…

If you really believe that saying "I will be taller" over and over every morning will make you taller then go for it!

4. Magic pills/supplements

Just like those pills that claim they can increase the size of a man's penis are BS…

The same goes for ANY pill claiming that you can increase your height just by taking it and whenever someone is trying to sell you some 'Grow Taller' method and they claim they added 1-to-4 inches in height…

Ask them if they gained those 1-to-4 inches during puberty or after the age of 20-to-25 because if they gained it during puberty then the 1-to-4 inches gain was more than likely going to happen anyway and…

Even if they gained 1-to-4 inches after their 20's then be highly skeptical since it's virtually impossible to natural grow taller in your 20's because your growth plates have fused together.

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There are 58 comments
Vice Ganda

My height is 5'5 but the self confidence gave me another new personality in life height is not the factor to give you a beautiful life keep your personality happy because some people did not want to be taller like me I started to boxing and now ill compete to represent my country just be think positive :D

March 24, 2015

nerson hazowary

My age is 21 yr. I want to incresed my height...sir....please ..please to increase my height

March 20, 2015

zaw myo

is there anyone who have used grow taller 4 idiots?Plz tell me the results if you can.

March 18, 2015


I'm 19 yrs old ri8 nw n my height is 5'3.My mother n father both are taller they r lyk 5'8 n 5'10 den y should m shorter???.i hv to increase 6 inches more....what cn i do??? Iz there any supplements there widout any side effects??....

February 26, 2015


Hello Adrian,
I am currently 18 years old and my waist is 31 but when I measure my buttocks and thighs, its 41. Can you tell me how to get rid of such fat?

February 25, 2015


i will be 19 on 14 march of this year. i have to be 5.3 between 5mnths nw i m 4.10.5inch plz help me

February 20, 2015

Short guy

Can someone who tried grow taller 4 idiots and did the program completely, tell me that it worked for them. And also tell me that the company isn't paying them to say that it "worked"

February 12, 2015


Contact me if you wanna find out, I used it ;).

February 27, 2015


You could have just said...Yes or No.....not me if you want to know....more likely fraudish...

March 19, 2015


I am 35 years old and have been doing yoga for 2 years now and have grown 2 inches!! I used to be 5'2 and am now after 2 years a little over 5'4. The measuring tape does not lie!!!

February 05, 2015


Plz can u tell me that yoga

February 18, 2015


I'm in my early 40's. I was 1.68m in height but for the last 2 years my height increase to 1.7 and now 1.72m. As it is a requirement by my company to have medical check up every 2 years, I was surprise to grow taller at this age. I am a vegetarian for the last 7 years. I took health supplement which contains resveratrol (juice form) and other vitamins. I do drink wines occasionally and did some regular exercise. I'm bad at stretching though. Hope it helps.

January 12, 2015

young man

I'm 20 years old at 6'2 I used to be small in high school but I started eating veggies and healthier, and taking a handful of supplements daily. Everytime I see fellow piers from high school they are shocked by my height any ways I take. One a days men, coconut oil, flaxseed oil, vitamin d, zinc, calcium, and magnesium. Hope this helps.

January 04, 2015



December 20, 2014


Sir plz help me to grow taller to 2 inch iam short

December 08, 2014

Ashu Mathur

dear sir ,
i m 20 yrs plzz tell how can i increase my hieght plzz reply sir my hieght is 5'7" i want 4 incs more plzz tell me fast i'm waiting .

October 13, 2014

Arun rama gopal

Oho grood grood im a vry short boii only 5 6 im 21 turning 22 vry soon plz sir can u help me to grw 6 1? My younger bro is 6 1 and he is only 17

July 02, 2014


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May 30, 2014


Am aarthi...nw my age is 20....but my height is just 4 i can grow taller...

April 02, 2014


Try Miracle-gro plant food i had great effects with my plants, they grew from 4 inches to 3 feet in just over a year.
Im sure it will have great results for you two.
Just two drops a day ,the results will amaze you.

Good luck wee man

September 24, 2014


I forgot to add it might have some side effects like turning green and growing roots from your asrehole.

September 24, 2014


Son of a gun Jokester xD

March 19, 2015


Hi Saurav I saw your comment and I found it interesting that you grew taller with the yoga exercise. My niece having hard time growing would you let me know which yoga you would reccomend. Thanks hun :)

March 20, 2014


I am 20 years old. can I inc. my height? if yes than how? r pills useful for this or not?

March 07, 2014


Im at20.5 nw ht 5.4 can i'll grow above 5.8 within 5 months

March 02, 2014


how? plz tell me.. mha email adresh:

July 09, 2014


Can u plz tell it happened????

August 17, 2014

Gurpreet Singh

hello adu sir. my age is 20 .how can i increse my height. please sir help me. i shall be very thankful to uu.. please mail me some guide about increse height..

September 24, 2014


You are absolutely right about eating right food and getting enough sleep is very important to increase height naturally. DNA is very important factor but people should know that there are environmental factors that help increasing height significantly. Sleeping,diet, and exercise is the best solutions. Thank you for this great post.

January 20, 2014


Whoever wrote this article is talking out your ass! I'm 24 years old english lad and purchased the 'grow taller 4 idiots' which is advertised on the internet! Didn't get my hopes up but was curious due to the amazing feedback and success stories I tried it. I followed it properly and stuck to it doing all the correct stretches/excercises, following the diet and getting the right amount of sleep! Before I started the programme I was 1.65cm so basically 5ft 5 and now I measure myself at exactly 1.70 so 5ft 7! Maybe it was all hidden in posture but this worked for me! I would reccomend 'grow taller 4 idiots' to anyone was only about £35 and to gain 2 inches its worth every penny! 5ft 7 is still small for a british man but the confidence boost is a great feeling! I have no reason to lie, maybe it may not work for everyone but I am no different to the next person so if you do it properly I don't see why it shouldn't work for you. Hope this helps!

January 19, 2014


Hey I bought as well last year bit didn't think it would work because I guess I'm lazy but I just want to know if the cocktail really worked?

April 12, 2014

mahi param

Is it really worked? hv u really increased ur height.?? Plz rep. me immdtly.

May 19, 2014


Hey lee. Could you recommend everything you do? And just tell me your daily routine, if that's possible, it could help my routine too. Tell me about magic pills, name and all? I am really worried about my height, you lee could help me in a great way lee :) (Hoping to get your reply soon as possible).

October 15, 2014


Hey lee hiee... can u plz tell me bout dose pills which u take.. or wateva u did too increase ua height... plz help me. I m 20 nw... n height 5.2.ol my frendz r heighted n m short plz help plz plz plz....

November 30, 2014


It is very much possible to grow taller from stretching. Personally, I have gained about an inch and a quarter in just about a month and a half. I stretch every day before I sleep and when I wake up. I'm 19

January 10, 2014


my age is 23,i want to increase my height.i do several things to increase height like streching,yoga.Nothing will work very much as i practise it.please tell me to increase HGH.
Thanku you.

December 26, 2013


I am not tall, barely 5'8". My girlfriend is almost 5'10". Being, or becoming tall is not so very much important. More important the quality of the person you are.

October 07, 2013


....nonsense in a way Robert....if the man is 5'6 or 5'7 and the girl is Taller....she wouldnt give a fuk about the guy unless she is a""Night Bird""and cares only about money and all.....
Its scientificically proved that taller people are looked upon differently than smaller peeps...
Even I....that aren't that tall look taller people differently although im smarter and more agile than shush please and quilify others brothers...we live in harsh times...sadly a few care about quality that much..

March 19, 2015

madusrini wijerama

I'm 25 years old girl.. but my height is only 40 inches. I'm just like a four years old girl. Atleast I can't got in to a bus alone. So I am unable to go anywhere without anyone. My other every things are very normal. I'm an University student. I got treatments by lots of ayurvedic and western doctors. they decide that CALCIUM is stocked in my bones. So my height increase is stopped. sometimes I got taller about one or two centimeters by that treatments. some joint of my bone structure are different than others. Doctors said that joints are calcified.. Have you any treatments for my physical problem. please sir , I want to be taller so far.. It's my dream. when I go any where lots of peoples look at me.It is very obstacles to me. I don't want to be taller lots. But I like to get in to bus alone. I like to do my works by my self. I'm so helpless. Can you help me. I'm waiting for your positive reply soon.
Thank you.............

September 29, 2013


at 25 the bones are probably sealed at the ends . i will mention a pioneer in joint repair his name is Dr. Allen Dunn. He uses a combination of hgh human growth hormone and stem cells from your own body to repair your joints.

November 09, 2013


I think It really work, I find some stretching exercises and sleep 8 hours each night will certainly help me grow taller in the future.

September 24, 2013


is it possible to grow taller doing push up

September 21, 2013


I did yoga I grew 6inches dat to after 20 till 19 I was 5'4 now it's 5'10

September 04, 2013

saurav shakya

hey what did you do yoga which type?

September 20, 2013


hey what did you do yoga which type of yoga?

September 20, 2013


oh really ? How many hours you did yoga ?

October 02, 2013


please tell me the yoga

November 10, 2013


is it really possible to get taller after 20 ... when u r an inch taller the ur parents...telll me if that really works????

January 03, 2014


plz pl ztel me whch yoga nd whts ur age???sharad plz

January 15, 2014


whch yoga nd how

January 15, 2014


Please share what type of yoga did you do? Please share your blessings :))

February 09, 2014


Your spine relaxes during the night, so in the morning you are about an inch taller. Is it possible to keep that extra inch and possibly go even beyond that if you stretch your spine regularly? So you would be " growing " ( not really just releasing the tension of your spine ) about an inch or two, right? Or is that not possible?

Im 1.76m tall, and I would love that extra 2.5 cm.

August 07, 2013


actually, you can add around 2-3 inches with stretching, adrian is right that your bones can't stretch. however, most people have bad posture and stretching is able to improve that by decompressing the spine thus adding a few inches. I started yoga this year and have grown 1 inch.

September 03, 2013


so is it possible to grow taller?

April 18, 2013

matt dunn

Listen and listen good, forget other peoples bullshit , get ya self a bike higher the seat sit on bike your legs must be sstretched out straight with your feet just about touching the pedals, quite hard to begin with but in time you will get used to it, do 5 miles every

day I promise you after 4 weeks you will gain at least 1/4" continjue this method adding seat height 1/4" each month, in a year I gained 2" you will gain more as im 45 years young, your bones have no choice but to grow new cartilage and new bone, outcome longer legs so do it do it now happy growing.

November 30, 2014


Hey Matt, are you 45 years old? By the way how can I contact you, I want to ask you something.

February 02, 2015


want sexy curv

April 03, 2013


Thank you for this very nice and informative post.I personally feel one can increase height after 20 by doing stretching alone.But i have a doubt - Do you think growing taller by visualization is possible?

By the way i have written a recent post on Foods that makes us grow taller naturally.Do check it out.

March 09, 2013 en Espanol
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