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how does human growth hormone increase testosterone

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: No, gh does not increase testosterone production but if weight loss does occur from gh therapy (gh induces lipolysis), your sex hormone binding globul ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
They differ: Hi. The growth hormone is not a depot preparation, and it's gone in 24 hours. The testosterone is a depot preparation and has a half-life of about a w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
For what purpose?: Safe & effective is relative. Even when discussing antibiotics, you don't want to take them unless you really need to do so, such that the desired ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No. Different: Hgh and testosterone are completely different hormones. They require different reagents for testing and have different reference ranges.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Before puberty: Hgh is only prescribed in children diagnosed with a true growth or height deficiency due to a pituitary gland disorder. Hgh has no effect on height i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Possible.: Although there are many products in the market to boost GH naturally, none are scientifically proven beneficial, hence not officially recommended by c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Hgh: It increases the size of all organs. It's important during puberty for the grow of the bones. Some pituitary benign tumors may produce excessive amou ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Exercise does increase growth hormone and refined carbs (e.g. Sugar) will decrease it.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Sleep well to grow: Growth hormone is released during sleep-so if you can get good quality sleep, that will help your body regulate it's own hormones. We call sleeping we ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
No : At 48 yo you are long past that. Growth plates fuse in late adolescence. If you take hgh as an adult you will only make yourself ill. Acromegaly occur ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Masturbation will not increase growth hormones.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
Low HGH: The origin of adult low HGH may be congenital or acquired. The most common cause of low HGH (representing two-thirds of cases) are pituitary and paras ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why do you want to?: HGH can be very dangerous for self prescribers. There are many medical reasons for doing so, usually after a diagnosis requiring therapy by an endocri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. Howeve ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
2-3 months : A child who is proven to have growth hormone deficiency is expected to gain weight and height 2-3 months from the commencement of gh, usually 1-2 lbs ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Your size is determined by genetics.
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
IGF: No! fasting does not affect growth hormone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Increased GH level: To increase growth hormone (g) you need to get rid of belly fat and do vigorous exercise. Staying active has also shown to optimize the level of hgh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesnt: Progesterone does not work that way.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Growth hormone does not help with getting taller at age 19. Your epiphyses (ends of long bones) are fused and you do not grow taller.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
By IGF-1: Interesting story. African pygmies have normal gh levels, but are small. There liver's do not produce "insulin-like growth factor" with exposure to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not: Unless given as an IV infusion. Besides, there's no advantage and potential dangers to increasing growth hormone at that age.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. Howeve ... Read More

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