# How do you know your height?

Many parents are interested in how to find out whichwill the future child have growth? Scientists have found that the growth of any person is affected by several factors: genetics, lifestyle, nutrition, a tendency to diseases, a hormonal background and even a geographical environment.

The most revealing of them isheredity. Her height depends on her 90%. That is why the question on how to know the growth of a child, will help to answer the formula (the result is considered approximate - plus or minus 5 cm):

- for future boys: (father's growth + mom's growth * 1.08): 2;
- for future girls: (father's height * 0.923 + mom's height): 2.

This formula was developed by the Czechoslovak scholarV.Karkusu. It must be borne in mind that this is by no means the only formula for calculating the growth of a child. There are at least 5 popular formulas that parents use to calculate the growth of their child. These formulas you can easily find on the Internet. Choose the one that you like.

## How to know your height: calculations

It is believed that women grow up to 18-19 years,The peak of activity is 11 years. But for men, the chances of growing up are increased by two or three years: according to scientists' estimates, the strong half of mankind increases in size to 21 years.

By the way, to calculate the growth of an already growing organism, there are also their own formulas.

- For boys, the formula looks like this: (the length of the father's body + the length of the mother's body)*0.54-4.5
- For girls, the formula is this: (the length of the father's body + the length of the mother's body)*0.51-7.5

## How to increase growth without the intervention of doctors

Despite the strong dependence of our body's growth on biological factors, there are still several ways to increase our own size. Among them:

- Proper nutrition. With its help, a person can grow by 10%. The scientists came to the conclusion that growth hormone - somatotropin - is positively influenced by protein foods, vitamins A and B. But glucose, on the contrary, serves as a deterrent. Accordingly, useful in the diet will be cottage cheese, meat, eggs and vegetables. Sweets will have to be deleted.
- Healthy sleep: up to 70% of the growth hormone is secreted in the sleep. So the statement "to grow in a dream", from the point of view of science, is fully justified.
- Physical exercise: with their help, you can add to your growth of 3-5 cm. The increase is due to the restoration of mobility in joints, correction of curvature of the spine and straightening of posture. As a rule, vises are used on the bar and stretching exercises. They strengthen the bones and make metabolic processes more active. Exercises for stretching develop mobility in joints, restore intervertebral discs.

Now you know how to learn not only your growth, but also the growth of your future children.