The myth that one can no longer grow any taller once they attain adulthood turns out to be untrue since there are ways of increasing one’s height; natural ways for that matter. Genetics, which was considered the greatest factor in determining a person’s height, is not the only height determinant as shown by studies. Other determinants that have been identified so far include the Human Growth Hormone (HGH), low weight at birth, poor health during one’s childhood years, poor care of the baby after giving birth and also smoking while one is pregnant. The following are ways for one to grow inches taller even during adulthood:
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Drink milk on a daily basis
Drinking two to three glasses of milk a day and supplementing that with other dairy products such as cheese, butter and yogurt will go a long way to help one increase in height by a few inches. The reason behind this is that milk not only contains calcium which is responsible for bone strength and growth, it also contains Vitamin A and protein that is known to help in the general development of the body and that includes height.
Eat a balanced diet
The observance of a well-balanced and wholesome diet, that is, one containing vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates and fruits in the right amounts; ensures that one wholly acquires all the essential nutrients that are required for maximum height attainment. Poor diet is, as a matter of fact, one of the reasons behind the failure to reach maximum height says this grow taller site.
It may surprise you or even sound unbelievable, but exercises that require a lot of jumping, for example, skipping or playing games like basketball and tennis not only help in increasing one’s height but also in maintaining good body weight. This is because sports and exercises trigger the release of the HGH which is a contributor to an increase in general body height.
Get proper sleep
Sleep is an important way to get the brain relaxed during which it releases a lot of growth hormones including the Human Growth Hormone (HGH) responsible for height. The human body regenerates and grows tissues during sleep due to the aforementioned reason; hence maximum and proper rest is key to ensuring that the release of growth hormones is maximized. This will, in turn, contribute to the desired increase in height.
Yoga poses such as Parivrtta Trikonasana alias the revolved triangle pose, Surya Namaskar, Adhomukhasavasana and Trikonasana alias the triangle pose facilitate an increase in height in two ways. First, they stimulate the release of growth contributory hormones which will, therefore, lead to an increase in height amongst other growth benefits. Secondly, Yoga helps release stress-causing tension in the muscles thus giving way for maximum possible growth.
Use Indian ginseng
Indian ginseng, better known as Ashwagandha, is readily available in herbal stores. Continuous use of it leads to the broadening of the bones’ skeleton and an increase in density which consequently contributes to an increase in height. The method for its use is by adding two tablespoons in milk after which sugar is added to taste. Fast foods should completely be avoided during its use which should be daily before sleeping at night for 45 days.
Do stretching exercises
Regular stretching throughout the day also helps in increasing one’s height by a few inches. This could be by standing on one’s toes for a few seconds or a basic leg stretch several times a day.