A 59-year-old member asked:
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what happens if i don't have enough human growth hormone?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
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.
Answered on Oct 8, 2011

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Headaches: Headaches and tonsillar enlargement can happen with high gh levels. If you are predisposed to diabetes or already diabetic, can worsen your bs.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Discard: Gh should never be frozen. It would need to be discarded. Please discuss with your endocrine nurse.
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
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It may lose potency: I assume you are talking about Humatrope (human growth hormone) which has been mixed with water. Freezing may cause some of the GH to come out of sol ... Read More
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