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does caffeine affect growth hormone release

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not known yet: Haven't seen any good research studies on what happens to the pituitary gland (deep inside the brain) after taking caffeine. There are some ideas abou ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely the pbm: In the 30's, your growth centers have closed and any existing growth hormone production helps protect the growing cells, muscle mass and the like. You ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: By age 17 years, almost all teens have stopped growing taller. That is usually because the growth areas at the end of their long bones have "fused" or ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No: This is not true.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Growth very unlikely: A 20 yr old is not growing taller if her growth plates have fused. If not fused, she will grow a tiny bit (pediatrician's growth chart for her can tel ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details.: Arginine has no influence on growth hormone And is associated with GI bloating and diarrhea. Deficiencies of arginine are rare. It may have cardiovasc ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Pariseau
19 years experience Pediatrics
No: cymbalta (duloxetine) and fertility meds are suspect for causing 'chills'
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ghrelin and GHRH: The production of GH is triggered when GHRELIN, produced in the stomach and GH RELEASING HORMONE, produced in the hypothalamus, are ACTIVATED. These t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Alcohol is a known growth suppressant. The fact it reduces growth hormone at night the most is explained by the fact that people grow mostly when they ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Not significant: Any release is not going to be significant. You will not grow taller by taking more daytime naps.

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