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Respected sir, I am 21 years old and my height is 5.4 feet. For achieving my DREAM i have to be gain some more inches. I'm very nervous, Please help me. THANKS!


Answered by : maulishree on Mon, 21 Jan 2013

To gain inches and have a toned figure you have to couple a high protein diet with weight bearing exercises.
Focus on consuming 5 to 6 meals a day.
Consume more of dals, legumes, sprouts, milk, curds, egg whites, lean chicken, fish.
Focus on consuming energy dense foods and avoid refined, fried, junk, white flour based foods like biscuits, cookies, breads, sweets etc.
Take help in terme of exercise from a fitness trainer.


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2 Comment(s)
 

dinesh.soulfly

02 Feb 13
7:25 AM

Is it possible to gain height ,lets say ,after the age of 25??

surendiran

30 Jan 13
3:54 AM

HI SANDEEP, am dr.surendiran, nice to meet you in medwonders i understand your dream, Stretching increase flexibility of your spine and gives more room for growth while exercises helps to strengthens your back for better support and posture. It is important to note that the only way to grow taller after puberty is to work on your spine and your posture. When you have a more flexible spine and better posture, no pressure is added to your vertebrae. Thus, when the cartilages between these vertebrae is not squeezed, it gives them chanceto soak themselves with fluids.When these cartilages are filled with fluids, it automatically “lengthens” your spinal column thus making you taller by 3 – 4 inches next,SLEEPING Studies have shown that it is during your slumber that produces the most HGH. Thus, when you have enough rest (especially during the night), your body is being repaired and at the same time, more HGH is produced. If you dont have enough rest or sleep, then the HGH cant be produced by your body and sometimes, there isnt even enough time for them to act on your tissue repair and muscle building. and at last good diet,. hope had helped your query.take care

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