A 40-year-old member asked:
What happens when a person takes too much hgh?
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Pathology 34 years experience
Unknown: There have been several studies on using growth hormone in non deficient patients (those with severe cachexia, malnutrition, ICU setting, aids wasting), and there was no real bad side effect. The hormone may alter glucose metabolism, but there are mixed results about diabetes development in patients. But, why take more than you need. You won't grow taller once your growth plates are closed.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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