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Are You Stuck Being Short? Discover How to Grow Taller Fast

Are You Stuck Being Short?


There are many people in the world who think that they are stuck with the height their genes dictate. This simply isn't true! There are tons of ways to learn how to get taller.


First, however, let's discuss how our bodies grow in the first place. Our bones play an essential role in this. Did you know that infants have many more bones than they do when they're adults? This is because much of their skeleton consists of cartilage. As they grow, the cartilage gradually fuses and melds and hardens to form adult bones. This is why we have considerably less bones than babies do.

While we're in puberty, cartilage growth plates play a huge role in our growth spurts. Throughout puberty, they lengthen gradually. Once we reach adulthood, however, no amount of stretching or exercises will lengthen them again. Any exercise program that claims to be able to do this is wasting your time and your money.

In extreme cases, some resort to bone lengthening surgery to grow taller. Unfortunately, this surgery is very risky in lots of ways. Not only is it difficult to even find a doctor that's qualified to do this, but the complications afterward can make life very difficult indeed.

The surgery involves your bones being broken. Then metal plates are installed so that there is a gap between the broken bones. Gradually, the bones grow back together, resulting in increased height. However, oftentimes the place where the bones grew together is very weak. Breaks are very common. You risk nerve damage, paralysis, and even death by undergoing this surgery.

However, there are lots of alternative methods in how to get taller. Having a good diet and exercise can be wildly effective in getting taller and staying taller. When you're young, it's extremely important that you exercise regularly and have a diet rich in calcium, protein, amino acids, and other nutrients so that your body has the energy it needs to grow and replenish itself. Failing to do this can result in stunted growth. Similarly, continuing to neglect your body in this manner can result in weakened bones and even shrinkage when you become elderly. 


Are you desperate to increase your height? Worry not. You can learn to grow taller fast today. Many believe that they're doomed to live with the height their genetics gave them. You don't have to! There are several ways to make yourself look and stay taller.

Did you know we had more bones when we were infants than we do as adults? This is because when we were babies, much of our bones were made of cartilage. It was only when we started growing that this cartilage began to fuse and harden into solid bone. During puberty, we have cartilage growth plates on the ends of our longer bones. These are what help cause the giant growth spurts we experience.

Many don't realize that a good diet can enhance growth during this vital time. It's very important to eat foods that are rich in protein, calcium, amino acids, and calories. You can find these nutrients in dairy products, red meat, fresh green veggies, and fruit. Calcium in particular is very important for bone health. If you don't see why bone health is important for growing tall, you will once you realize that calcium deficiency, as well as a lack of any vital nutrient, can result in your bones weakening, breaking, and even shrinking, making you even shorter than you were before. However, with a good diet, you can provide your body with the energy it needs to keep you healthy and replenish depleted sources.

Exercise is also very important in how to grow taller fast. While you're growing, regular exercise releases height growth hormones, which help in making you taller. There are some scam sites that claim that, after you've reached adulthood, you can lengthen your bones as if they were taffy by doing special stretches. While this doesn't work, exercise is still very beneficial to your body. By being slender and muscular, it's much easier to look taller, especially when combined with height flattering shoes, clothing, and a short haircut. Exercise also keeps your bones strong.

By keeping a steady diet, you can keep your bones healthy long into old age. Good posture is another way to make yourself seem taller while at the same time preventing many of the complications that arise from poor posture, such as back aches, neck aches, and worse.

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About Le Minh Hieu

Le Minh Hieu is a national-level weightlifter and a Singapore Weightlifting sports performance coach. Hieu's biggest passion is helping everyone find confidence, happiness, and health through fitness.