The secret behind long bone growth – The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed – Grow | BBC Two

The secret behind long bone growth – The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed – Grow | BBC Two

Eva is 8 years old and throughout her childhood Every bone muscle and sinew is continually lengthening in a coordinated fashion And what determines how tall she and all of us grow starts not in our bones But in the brain From a pea-sized gland known as the pituitary growth hormone is released throughout our lives Growth hormone plays a number of important roles in the adult body including the regulation of our metabolism and The ability to maintain steady blood glucose levels But during childhood as high levels of growth hormone surge through our entire body it has a far greater effect Traveling through the bloodstream it stimulates the liver to produce an insulin like chemical growth factor-1 This causes muscle and cartilage cells to multiply it’s the secret behind how tall we grow At the ends of the long bones of our arms and legs are the epiphyseal plates or growth plates soft disks made of cartilage And it’s here that growth factor-1 works, it’s magic by stimulating the cartilage cells into rapid division These new cells push the older cells toward the center where they Harden gradually Elongating the bone and making us taller

82 Replies to “The secret behind long bone growth – The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed – Grow | BBC Two”

  1. Interesting. I used to be really short until i turned 15. Then i shot up to the height that i am now, 6'3" tall. But what i don't get is why my feet and penis had a significant growth spurt in my early 30's for? I thought you stopped growing at around 18 to 20.

  2. Secret my ass… take one human anatomy course or just google bone growth.
    The secret technique for click bait is to put the word "secret" in the title

  3. This ain’t a secret, it just how it happens…I thought they were going to teach ways on growing taller

  4. Irrespective of pitutary gland height can be achieved magically if lord wish us to grow. I had 2 kittens which were born at the same time and then I wished one grey kitten to grow taller and it happened.

  5. Used to eat only junk and drink only cola and pepsi's back as a child no wonder im 174 😀 too bad i learned this at 23 haha

  6. "During childhood, high levels of growth hormones surge throughout our entire body"
    Yeah then explain my 5'4" height and I'm almost 17 this year. Not only that I'm dude as well.

  7. I thought it was gonna teach me how to grow taller I'm 6 foot 3 and 17 what are my chances of reaching 6 foot 6 or even growing anymore

  8. Aye im not even gonna watch this video but ima just say me and my friend grew up playing basketball. At somepoint though i stopped and started taking interests in other things. He kept on playing though. We were about the same height when we were playing. But it seemed that when i stopped playing i straight up stopped growing . Now hes taller than me by at least a good 3 inches (im 6ft btw) and 20 years old now. Someone explain if thats just a coincidence or does basketball actually straight up help you grow

  9. Facts: 70% genetics, 30% Healthy life: physical training such as walking or running, get enough sleep and vitamin D.

  10. As a short guy it's absolutely sad to think that height is largely genetic and there's almost nothing you can do to exceed your given potential

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  14. So basically… We just have to play a lot outside and hope that we get taller..? That is… If we're kids.. But I'm not.

  15. My mom is 5’0
    My dad is 5’7
    I am a male 5’4 1/2 and I am 20yrs old ….
    Will I grow taller? I am a soccer player and played all my life…
    All males in my family are 5’7 – 6’1 except for me
    can anyone help answer….

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  17. My grandpa on my moms side is 6'0 and the rest of my family is around 5'7 but on the womens side they r around 5'2 and im just 4'11 and 15 ): and apparently I'm staying like this

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  20. The thing is, my legs won't grow, they just gain like 30 lbs of muscle and fat and stay short. Yay so I'm fat 😊👍 (the smile and thumbs up was sarcasm)

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