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i am not growing since a year.only 5ft

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Height growth issues
16yr old female
Only 5 ft
Mom 5 ft
Dad 5"6 ft
Sis(3yrs younger) 5"3
I was anoerexic 2yrs ago. Now everyone call me shorter
Please help me
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replied April 30th, 2014
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Height is determined genetically and also as per physical activity. Stretching exercises can still help you gain height if the epiphyses of your long bones are not fused/closed. Visit your doctor/healthcare provider for further clarification and assistance. Maintain good high protein diet. You may also consider taking opinion from orthopedic surgeon.
Take care.

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