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At what age do humans stop growing taller?

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Female humans typically stop growing taller between 14 and 16 years old, while males typically stop growing between 16 and 18 years old. While these are the most common times to stop growing, they do not cover all cases.

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Height growth is just one of many physical changes that occurs as a result of puberty in humans. Puberty is the phase where people mature physically. It usually begins in girls when they are about 11 years old, while it occurs in boys at about 12 years old. The main goal of puberty is to prepare the human body for full reproductive capabilities.

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