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Unhappy with Your Height:  Here’s How You Can Grow Taller

Yes - height matters! The only people who don’t think it does are people who are above average in height.  The world looks differently to those who are above average in height. Short people are always looking up, and tall people are continually looking down on those shorter than them – both literally and figuratively.

The teasing for being short may start at a young age. Being short in stature may cause children to be made fun of and suffer bullying as early as elementary school. This type of abuse can continue on through high school and even into adulthood. Hurt feelings over a period of time can result in sadness and a feeling of hopelessness.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Not Just For Men:  Short Women And Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Men may be more vocal about their problems with being shorter than average than women are. But it’s not just men who are struggling with being short. Women find being short a problem in their professional, social and personal lives.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Farewell High Heels! Reach New Heights With Cosmetic Height Lengthening 

A small woman has options to appear taller – wearing a certain style of clothing, for example. Women can also wear high heels. These visual optics don't affect actual height, however, and there's good evidence that being short has an impact on self-esteem. Women who are short – under 5'2” – also complain that people patronize them, tease them about their height or simply don't see them, especially in a crowd. If you're truly dissatisfied with your height, you do have another, permanent option: cosmetic height lengthening.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Height and Human Growth Hormones: What You Need to Know

Being shorter than normal has a lot of drawbacks, personally, socially and professionally. There are many times you probably have felt discriminated against, left out and alone. You may have been the brunt of short jokes and even bullied in school.

Many people of shorter than average stature, especially men, seek out ways to make themselves seem taller. From elevator shoes with built-in heels and stretching exercises to online vitamins and false ads that lure people in with their promises, short people are vulnerable to try ways to gain inches to their height.

One method of becoming taller that you may see advertised online and in magazines is the human growth hormone, or also known as HGH.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Human Growth Hormones

Napoléon Complex: The Short Man Syndrome

Are you unhappy with your height? If you are shorter than average, you may feel self-conscious about interacting with others and you may have had unpleasant experiences related to your height.

When people look down on you – literally – you think everyone notices how short you are. Many short people, primarily men, suffer from what is referred to as the Napoléon complex. It is an informal term that refers to a form of inferiority complex that comes from being shorter than the average height. It is also used as a derogatory term used to describe someone who is perceived to be acting in an aggressive manner.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties, Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

How To Choose A Height Lengthening Doctor That's Right For You

When you need surgery, choosing a doctor can be an anxiety-provoking process. That can be even more true when you're looking for a specialized surgeon such as a height lengthening doctor. No matter how simple the surgery, there is always the possibility of complications. Patients of the best-performing surgeons typically have significantly fewer complications. Here's some information to help you make a choice.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Happiness, Height Confidence

I Wish I Was Taller! Your Modern Day Height Options

If you've always been the one in the group that others call “shorty,” you might have spent years wishing to be taller. There are some basic tricks to looking taller, but there are other height options and a permanent solution. Here is some information about height enhancement or limb-lengthening surgery.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence

Height Happiness and Your Self Esteem

Beauty is often said to be in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to height, those extra inches are obvious to anyone who sees you. “Tall, dark and handsome” became a cliché for a reason – our culture tends to value height, particularly in males. In addition to your appearance, your height affects your education, income, self-esteem and happiness.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Happiness, Height Confidence

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