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A 50-year-old member asked:

What happens if i don't have enough human growth hormone?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Depends on age: In a child, it will lead to low growth velocity and short stature. In adults, it can cause elevated cholesterol, poor muscle mass and central obesity.
Dr. Ronald Krinick
43 years experience
Low Hgh: There is a wide range of normal values for hgh. Very low adult levels can cause multiple endocrine systems to produce less hormones. An endocrinologist is the specialist in this area. There is a new interest in aging with specific credentialing and societies.

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A 25-year-old member asked:

What happens if I take too much human growth hormone?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Headaches: Headaches and tonsillar enlargement can happen with high gh levels. If you are predisposed to diabetes or already diabetic, can worsen your bs.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What happens to humatrope (human growth hormone) when frozen?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Discard: Gh should never be frozen. It would need to be discarded. Please discuss with your endocrine nurse.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What happens if humatrope (human growth hormone) gets frozen?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Destroys It.: Humatrope (human growth hormone) needs to be refrigerated both before and mixing, when it then is in liquid form. Then it must be used within 28 days. Do not freeze.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How does human growth hormone affect you?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
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 amount causing gigantism (starting during puberal years) or acromegaly during adulthood. Hgh is used nowadays as anti aging medicine. It it is expensive and in inyectable form. It is still considered controversial to use it for that by some physicians.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Is human growth hormone harmful?

5 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hormone therapy.

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