Often people are curious about how to increase height or how to grow taller. This question has often found place in various discussion forums. This has brought in numerous manuals that say you will grow three to four more inches following certain techniques. Some even recommend wonder pills that claim to make you taller. But the fact is that is no secret method or any wonder pill that can make you grow taller or increase height if your growth plates are closed. The closing of growth plates leads to stunting growth of your bones. Usually, this occurs at an age of 18 to 21 in boys and 16 to 18 in girls.Many of us who feel that they have remained short after a certain age aspires to add a few extra inches to their present height.
This is because nobody would probably appreciate being called short and to be teased for their short height by friends and family. Being taller is an advantage in itself. In every aspect be a job, relationship or even marriage proposal, taller people are given more preference.
This again infuses the desire to grow taller among the short people. Good news is that whatever age group you belong can increasing height through various natural methods and techniques. There are many scientifically proven techniques to increase your vertical stature.
Height is a trait which is determined by thousands of genetic variants like in case of BMI and cholesterol levels. If we go by the scientific studies then 60 – 80 percent of height difference among individuals is determined by the genetic factors while 20 – 40 percent depends on the environment or physical factors like nutrition.