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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No relation to that: No there is no relationship to that.Growth hormone deficiency does not cause behavioral problems.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Sure: Some things would have to be established first, however. Are there any other pituitary hormone deficiencies, persistent gh deficiency, or abnormalitie ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: If that's the only hormone deficiency then replacing gh will be helpful. If there are other pituitary hormone deficiencies it becomes more difficult, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
28 years experience Pediatrics
That depends: To pass it on to your children it is important to know if you have what is called a dominant or recessive mutation. If you have had your genetics don ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Deficiency of hGH in: Very rare, unless you have had prior pituitary surgery or radiation. Even more rare is aghd due to head trauma. Most quack doctors make the diagnosis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Lots of things: Congenital pituitary abnormalities, brain tumors, brain injuries, radiation to the brain, oxygen deprivation, hereditary gh deficiency, etc. In many p ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
A pituitary problem: Growth hormone is made by a gland called your pituitary gland (which lies very close to your brain). It does many things for your body other than hel ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Ghd: In adults it causes increased fat mass, poor activity tolerance, decreased lean body mass, high cholesterol, osteopenia, osteoporosis, early heart dis ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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GH deficiency: For kids: growth failure, possible fatty liver, lipid abnormalities. In babies, hypoglycemia. For adults, same as for kids except growth and hypoglyce ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Treated: Hi. Growth hormone deficiency can be treated, not cured. Like type 1 diabetes on insulin or hypothyroidism on thyroid hormone; insulin treats the dia ... Read More

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