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Should You Use Surgery to Increase Height?

Posted by Mr. Hachis | On: Feb 17 2012

There are many people in the world today who are dissatisfied with their height. Despite every possible effort they make to look taller, they remain unhappy with their stature.

Some may consider surgery to increase height. Unfortunately, this isn't a wise decision. There are lots of risks involved when you undergo this surgery. Along with the extreme cost, long recovery time, and considerable pain, there are a plethora of complications that can happen after the surgery is finished.

First, let's backtrack a little and talk a bit about how bones work. When we are infants, many of our bones consist of cartilage and don't ossify until we grow older and they fuse into solid bone. During puberty, cartilage growth plates located on the ends of our longer bones are part of what causes our growth spurts as we grow.

There are some scams that claim that certain exercises and stretches can lengthen our bones. These are lies. Once we are through growing, there isn't anything we can do to lengthen our bones aside from surgery to increase height.

How does the surgery work? Essentially, your bones are broken. Metal plates hold your bones still, with a gap between. Gradually, your bones grow to fill the gap, which results in an increased height.

However, there have been countless instances of complications as a result of using surgery to increase height. These include limb paralysis, bone twisting, bones breaking, nerve damage, and worse.

In addition to this, having the surgery to increase height done at all can be immensely difficult. There are few doctors who are qualified to perform it. As the surgery is very, very expensive, finding such a doctor and making the travel arrangements to have the surgery performed will only make an already financially crippling procedure even more costly.

In the long run, it's better to try safer alternatives to surgery to increase height. You can do this by exercising. While it won't lengthen your bones, it will strengthen your muscles and give you a more slender appearance, thus helping with the impression that you're taller. Complimented with solid colored clothing or pinstriped outfits, you can create a convincing illusion.

To learn more about these techniques and more, visit my website.

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