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A 39-year-old member asked:

How can i produce more human growth hormone (hgh) in the body?

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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology 18 years experience
Sleep and good diet: You may be able to produce more natural growth hormone from getting enough rest and eating a good diet, but this will not change your genetic growth potential (if your parents are not tall, then you won't be either). If you are concerned about growth hormone deficiency, see your doctor and get evaluated. Too much growth hormone is dangerous but only a tumor will cause your body to make too much.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Are you deficient?: Hi. If you're GH-deficient, I would suggest you try it. Most of my hypo pit patients like it and stay with it. Benefits include muscle mass/lean body mass/strength, bone health, sense of well being, energy level, endurance, etc. If you don't feel better, you can always stop taking it.
A 50-year-old member asked:

How to get prescribed HGH (human growth hormone)?

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Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight loss clinics: Hgh is mainly prescribes for short stature in kids. After 15 years of age it won't help growth. These days it has prescribed for weight loss and rejuvenation in weight loss and rejuvenation clinics.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What's the interaction between HGH and humatrope (human growth hormone)?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 43 years experience
HGH: Hgh stands for human growth hormone, not because it comes from humans, but because growth hormone is species specific, meaning human growth hormone will not have effects on for example horses or cows. Humatrope is one of the synthetic forms available of human growth hormone produced by lilly pharmaceutical.
Last updated May 3, 2014


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