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how many human hormones are there

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Chemical messangers: Hormones are chemical messangers in your body that tell different parts to do something whether its digestion, sex hormones, stress hormones, regulate ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Growth hormone: Human gh must be injected, and is intended for gh deficiency (eg pituitary tumor), children with short stature, and HIV muscle wasting. Gh levels natu ... Read More
Dr. Homeira Izadi
30 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Maintain health: Like many other hormones , adult growth hormone deficiency can occur with aging. Checking the igf1, can lead us to that diagnosis. In patients with lo ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Exercise does increase growth hormone and refined carbs (e.g. Sugar) will decrease it.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No taller: At age 44, taking hgh (human growth hormone) will not make you any taller. Once your growth plates, or epiphyseal plates, have fused (closed), you can ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: It appears that growth hormone helps reach predicted height only.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Many: See http://www.Rxlist.Com/saizen-side-effects-drug-center.Htm.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Cholesterol!: Amazingly enough, almost all hormones are made from cholesterol. Small modifications create testosterone, estrogens, cortico steroids, progesterones ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
All of them: Particularly cortisol. A deficiency of any hormone can be seriously life threatening. If you suspect a hormone deficiency see your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Growth hormone: Hi. It's singular, not pleural - growth hormone. Growth hormone is a protein hormone made in the pituitary gland that is important in growth of the bo ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
20 years experience Family Medicine
Messengers: Hormones are chemicals released by one part of the body to allow it to communicate with another part of the body. Hormones affect nearly every functi ... Read More
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