Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

human growth hormone

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Species specific: Hi. Growth hormone is one of the rare hormones with species specificity. Insulin from cows, pigs, and salmon work in humans. Not so with growth hormon ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hor ... Read More
4
4 thanks
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
It can be: When properly administered and carefully supervised by an experienced physician, human growth hormone can be an excellent treatment for short stature ... Read More
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
There are risks: Like most medicines, growth hormone carries a risk of side effects, and should only be taken under the supervision of a qualified physician. It has be ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes if: Taken for unintended medical purposes.
3
3 thanks
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Normal: Human growth hormone naturally occurs in your body. Complications can occur with supplements due to levels beyond normal physiology, bad chemical sou ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 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
2
2 thanks
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe.: Minors should only be given hgh to treat growth hormone deficiency.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
37 years experience Family Medicine
Children and adults: Human growth hormone (hgh) has for many years been fda approved for growth failure in children. More recently, it has been used "off label" as the fou ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 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
1
1 comment
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
If don't need, yes.: If you are an appropriate candidate for it, such as short stature syndrome, growth hormone deficiency from various causes, then it won't be hard on yo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
Source?: What do you mean? HGH given from exogenous source or endogenous natural growing as expected during the usual growth phase of life. Hard to determine w ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month