How to Increase Height

How to Increase Height

Several factors contribute to your overall height. It’s thought that genetic factors account for 60 to 80 percent of your final height. We all are aware of the fact that our height increases up to a particular age and then it comes to a halt. Height increases up to the age of 18years in women and up to the age of 24 years in men. Increase in height is attributed to the production of growth hormone, called the HGH( Human Growth Hormone), which is secreted by the pituitary gland called the master gland of our  body.

There is no medicine that can help you get taller fast, especially after you have reached your adulthood. So Dont't Fall for them.

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. If i tell you about myself, i am 6 ft Tall and believe me i had taken no medicine but yes i was quite active in sports.

So Let's look at some of the factors that can help in increasing those few centimeters..


 1. Balanced Diet



One of the most important Factors to increase your height is the DIET. During the crucial growing years or say when we hit puberty, diet plays a avery important role. While growing our body needs Nutrients. A lot of proteins, calcium, carbohydrates, and minerals are necessary and is a compulsion for bringing about desired changes in your body. You should also include fruits rich in vitamin D as it permits enhanced absorption of dietary calcium. 

Your Diet should include -

  • fresh fruits

  • fresh vegetables

  • whole grains

  • proteins

  • dairy

  • Indian Ginseng

  • Jaggery

  • eggs

  • Banana

  • Soya

  • Nuts and Seeds


2. Good Amount of Sleep



Spare some time to rest yourself whenever you feel tired. And, it is a known fact that our body is at deep rest only during the sleeping time. You should make it a point to take rest at regular intervals as this will allow your body to repair and restore energy. This is because your body releases HGH while you sleep. Production of this hormone and others may go down if you aren’t getting enough shut-eye. During this time higher levels of human growth hormones are released by the body that helps in the proper body growth and development.

It’s suggested that:

  • newborns up to 3 months old get 14-17 hours of sleep each day

  • infants ages 3-11 months old get 12-17 hours

  • toddlers ages 1-2 years get 11-14 hours

  • young children ages 3-5 years old get 10-13 hours

  • children ages 6-13 get nine to 11 hours

  • teenagers ages 14-17 get eight to 10 hours

  • adults ages 18-64 get seven to nine hours

  • older adults ages 65 and older get seven to eight hours

So Go ahead & take POWER NAP !


3. Good Posture to Increase Height



Some poor posture positions cause your belly to protrude, giving you a “beer belly” profile. And slumping over makes you appear shorter than you are. Standing up straight will correct these issues and improve yourxercise routine that’s appearance.You can also practice exercises designed to improve your posture over time. If you’re unsure of where to begin, talk to your doctor. They can help develop an e right for you. Research shows that taller, fitter-looking men/women are not only judged to be more attractive by the opposite sex, they also earn more over their lifetime than shorter and overweight. While you can’t do much about the height that God has given you, you can make the most of what you’ve got by standing up straight with proper posture.


4. Yoga to Increase Height



Yoga is an ancient form of exercises that help release our stress and thus permits better development and growth of our body. It is one of the best and effective ways to live a happy and healthy life. With a calm and stress-free mind, our body can work wonders by producing maximum Growth Hormone responsible for height gain.

Some of the Yoga Poses to Increase Height are -

  • Tadasana

  • Vriksh Asana

  • Sarvang Asana

  • Ustra Asana

  • Paschimotan Asana

  • Ujjayi Pranayama


5. Exercise to Increase Height



There are certain stretching exercises that can increase muscle length and enhance height even after puberty. The muscle stretching exercises can be categorized into static, dynamic and pre-contraction stretches. You can improve and strengthen the muscles that maintain your backbone. Once they are developed properly, your backbone is sure to get lengthen and straighten by an inch or two. 

Here are some exercises for height increase -

  • Pelvic Shift

  • Cobra Stretch

  • Table Stretch Exercise

  • Swimming

  • Skipping

  • Hanging Exercise


6. Herbs to Increase Height



Ayurveda (an ancient treatment, which is native to India) can solve the “height problem” too. There are many herbs that are very effective to our body and can trigger growth harmone. These are natural herbs contains many nutrients which helps our body to grow keeping us healthy.

So here are some Herbs -

Indian Ginseng

Indian Ginseng (or Ashwagandha, or Winter cherry) is one of the best herbs to increase height.


Popularly known as the “Queen of Herbs,” asparagus racemosus is widely used in Ayurveda.

Lepidium sativum

This herb is tiny but can do great wonders when it comes to health.

Emblica officinalis

Emblica officinalis is an immunomodulatory, potent, anti-stress, and antioxidant agent.


In the End we can conclude that Height is a important factor in this competetive world but always remember that GOD NEVER MAKES MISTAKE, so always be thankful for what we are blessed with. smiley