Every parent wants their child to be healthy and hearty and gaining some height on the way is something most might wish for. However, your height is determined by growth hormones and growth plates or epiphyseal plates in your bones, which usually don’t get stimulated after the age of 18-19 years.
According to most studies, exercise, nutrition and sleep play a vital role in stimulating growth hormones and plates. But people often assume that there are many other ways to influence these factors and so there are many misconceptions about increasing your height. Unfortunately, most of them have no scientific backing and are more myths than anything else.
The following are some of the most common myths about height increase that you should stop believing in as soon as possible.
Myth 1: It’s impossible to grow in height after hitting puberty.
Fact: The idea that you may not gain much height after hitting puberty can be disheartening,…