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7 Natural ways to increase your height at any age

If you wish to appear taller than you already are, you will have to make feasible efforts to improve your height. Here are top seven ways to increase height naturally at any age.

Home Remedies By Ariba KhaliqFeb 26, 2015

Do You Want To Increase Your Height?

A good height boosts self-confidence. Particularly men who are with short height may feel less confident and may be self-conscious about it. A person’s height is determined by genetics to a great extent, but necessarily, it is not the only determinant. Human Growth Hormone in the body also regulates height. Also known as HGH is produced by the pituitary gland, which is highly essential for the growth of cartilage and long bones.


According to Ayurveda, Ashwagandha helps increase height. Ashwagandha is also known as Indian ginseng which contains various minerals which broaden the bone skeleton as well as its density that increases your height. The best thing is that Ashwagandha is easily available at herbal stores.


Milk is an important mineral for bone growth and it is rich in calcium which acts as a height booster. Besides calcium, milk has protein and vitamin A that are essential for the development of height. Hence, to increase your height, drink at least 2-3 glasses of milk every day. In addition to it, eating dairy foods can have an effect on height.


Mental, physical, and spiritual disciplines, yoga, can help you increase your height naturally. There are certain yoga exercises that facilitate the release of growth-inducing hormones in the body. Yoga helps release the stress which causes tension in the back muscles, it paves the way for maximum growth.


Stretching in which, a specific muscle is deliberately stretched to improve the muscle's felt elasticity, is a  form of physical exercise. Stretching is another effective way to enhance height.


Exercise and sports stimulate the release of growth hormone that contributes to your height. One good exercise to increase height is skipping where you need to jump a lot. Do skipping for at least 30 minutes each day in an open area. Holding on to a horizontal bar and hanging with your spine stretched out is another effective exercise to facilitate height gain. Stay in the position for 10 seconds and repeat at least six times daily. Plus, play games like tennis and basketball that require you to jump a lot. This will help increase your height and also help in maintaining ideal body weight.




The body regenerates and grows tissues when you sleep. The brain is relaxed during sound sleep and releases more growth hormones. Whereas, it is seen that a tired brain shows the low release of growth hormones. Also during the growing stage, a person must have at least 8 to 11 hours of proper to enjoy maximum height.


It has been found that lack of proper nutrients is one of the leading causes behind people failing to reach their maximum height. To get proper nutrition, follow a balanced diet. Essential nutrients like zinc, manganese, vitamin C, protein, potassium, calcium, and phosphorus provide the required stimulus for increasing height. A daily diet should contain fresh leafy greens and coloured vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products, all in their proper proportions.

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