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Is humatrope (human growth hormone) bad on your heart?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss answered

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Hgh is only safe for adult patients who are growth hormone deficient by virtue of an endocrinologist-interpreted stimulation test. This is rare in adults. Increasing growth factors surreptitiously is otherwise known to cause cancer, diabetes, heart disease, acromegaly, etc. Even in patients with known gh deficiency, growth factors are carefully monitored on treatment.

Answered Dec 13, 2012

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