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Do human growth hormones make you grow taller

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: Once your growth centers are fused( closed) growth hormone cannot make you grow. When you have growth hormone deficiency giving you growth hormone w... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Not for them.: This is really for children who have a deficiency in growth hormone, and short stature for noonan's syndrome, turner's syndrome, and no catch-up growt... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not significantly: Kids with short stature need an evaluation by a pediatric endocrinologist to see if they are hormone deficient, late bloomers or just genetically shor... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Not for them.: This is really for children who have a deficiency in growth hormone, and short stature for noonan's syndrome, turner's syndrome, and no catch-up growt... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Faulty assumption: Growth hormone usually surges in the midst of sleep, not after or because you exercise. Its production is complex & determined by an interplay of ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
Not a good idea: There are significant risks associated with growth hormone. Use is typically restricted to severely height challenged individuals. 5'6" at age 16 is... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Yes.: If you truly have low growth as proxy measured by a baseline igf-1, and followed up with a growth hormone stulation with one of several agents and hav... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It's healthy to stretch and cycling but it won't cause or help you to grow taller.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No link: While it is true that taking L-arginine at a dose of 5-9g has shown to increase the resting growth hormone levels at least 100%, and exercise can inc... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: As a 19 year old male, your growth is likely done and your bones growth plates closed. At this age taking growth hormone will bulk muscle and could ma... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Well: generally cannot grow taller at age 35 since bone growth plates are already closed.The person would get Arcomegaly type features growth of... Read More
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