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Why am I becoming more fat but not growing taller in the adulthood, on the molecular level?

Asked by zhu2614 (14points) April 12th, 2016


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zenvelo's avatar

Fat growth is from storage of energy potential in fat cells. Height is through growth of bones (legs, spine, arms) which is spurred by human growth hormone that your body ceases producing when you complete puberty.

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zhu2614's avatar

But how is that possible? If you use GH, IGF-1, IRS-1 protein, there is still a chance of getting an acromegaly, or not? So it depends on the process of growing taller.

NerdyKeith's avatar

Well I’m not insinuating anything by asking this but… what is your diet like?

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Your bones fuse when puberty stops.

kritiper's avatar

Too much crap in your diet, not enough protein.

Seek's avatar

Some of us are just short, bro. That’s breaks.

purplecows's avatar

Once you get to be spherical, you’ll expand equally in all directions.

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