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19 Sep 2006

Gaining height
hi there, im about 5'5 and have been wandering if their is any credible and affordable method to gain more height.ive searched online and have come across many so called methods incl artificial hgh injections, hgh promoting supplements,leg ops and exercises- as a medical professional in your view are any of these methods credible. much thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Richie
Growth hormone only helps for children still in the growing phase. If your growth centres at the end of your longbones closed already, only an operation will be helpful - an orthopod will be the right specialist to see.
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