Ways to get taller: Before we get to what you can do to increase your height, let’s understand how our bodies grow naturally, and what we can do to amplify and supplement those processes. First things first, your height is primarily defined by genetics. Your parents’ genes will largely decide how tall you will be. There are other contributing factors like proper nutrition, sleep patterns, and physical activity. However, their role in your height development is not as significant as genetics.
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Your pituitary gland secretes HGH (Human Growth Hormone) that is responsible for muscle and bone growth, metabolism of fat, and body composition. This usually happens around puberty, around which most people have growth spurts that usually start between the ages of 12 and 13, and continue for five to six years. Some people continue to grow even after this, but it’s an exception rather than the norm.
Height is associated with attractiveness and prestige. In modern culture, shorter people are always neglected in favour of their taller peers. Tall people are also associated with power. Most of the world’s leading CEOs and world leaders were found to be above average height. So, it’s natural that people always aspire to add a few more inches to their height. Here’s how you can do that:
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