How to increase height naturally

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A lot of factors come in play when it comes to one’s height. It is in a person’s genes and happens naturally. There are external factors such as one’s nutrition intake, exercise, posture, etc which can make a change. Most people gain about 2 inches in height each year. Once puberty hits, you may grow at a rate of 4 inches per year. However, everyone grows at a different pace. Here are a few tips that can help you grow your height naturally.

  1. A balanced diet

Eating fresh fruits, vegetables having a high in take of protein and whole grains can help in increasing the height. Avoid foods that contain sugar and saturated fats. A good source of Vitamin D is also necessary.

2. Getting a good night’s sleep

A good night’s sleep is not only necessary for increasing height but for the overall well being of the body. This is because your body releases HGH while you are sleeping. Production of this hormone and others may go down if you aren’t getting enough shut-eye.

3. Exercise

Regular exercising has a number of benefits, it strengthens your muscles and bones, helps you to maintain a healthy weight, and promotes HGH production. Pull ups, swimming and cycling can also help increase height rapidly.

4. Good posture

Poor posture may make you look shorter than you actually are.  If you regularly slump or slouch, these curves may shift to accommodate your new posture. This can cause pain in your neck and back. Being careful of how you stand and sit is also a very important factor.

5. Yoga

If you don’t like to exercise then Yoga is a more calming and relaxed way to work your muscles which will also help you to increase height. You can practice yoga in the comfort of your own home. It also helps in tightening the muscles, aligning the body and helps with posture.