Can people get taller after puberty?

Answer On One Hand: You CannotAccording to doctor and radio host Gabe Mirkin, the growth centers of our bones, called epiphysis, close permanently once puberty ends. Also, scientists know of no medication... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can people get taller after puberty

Do taller people run faster than smaller people?

A person's leg muscles have more of an effect on how fast a person can run than his or her height. Everyone's leg muscles have two speeds: fast and slow. Leg muscles are close to the joints, so hei... Read More »

Do taller people have shorter lifespans?

While conflicting research is always being conducted, researchers at the University of Bristol, UK, studied more than 10,000 men and women and found no relation between height and mortality rate in... Read More »

What vitamins or minerals are essential to help people grow taller?

HGH is just about the only thing that will stimulate growth, but it will only work up to the point when the growth plate closes on the long bones. That is usually shortly after puberty. You will ne... Read More »

Is there a possible way to grow taller at 16 if you are already taller than your parents?

Eat well and sleep a lot. You need to do things naturally; otherwise, you could damage your health. You are still a child and you need to consult with a qualified physician if you have any concerns.