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Doctor insights on: Arginine Growth

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Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

No: No, they don't stunt height in males. That is unfortunately a falsehood being perpetuated. ...Read more

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Could l-carnitine increase height growth?

Could l-carnitine increase height growth?

Probably not: It is a growth factor for mealworms, but probably not going to impact human height. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help

Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help

A Thorn In My Side: No evidence either way. Not much evidence for anything. Someone else asked a question implying they wanted to know if it improved 'boner' growth or function. Maybe, if you area rabbit or a rat, but not a human. And even in the rats the studies sucked. Lots of herbal or other plant-based substances come in and out of fashion. The constant battle between the allopaths and naturopaths. will never end ...Read more

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Does human growth hormone increase height?

Does human growth hormone increase height?

If deficient yes: Otherwise, it will just increase your risk of diabetes, headaches, fluid retention, etc. Of course there are many conditions where gh have shown efficacy despite lack of ghd per say (such as turners syndrome ). Talk with your endocrinologist if you are seeking such therapy to see if you qualify. ...Read more

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Do isoflavones or phytoestrogens affect male growth plates and bone growth ?

Do isoflavones or phytoestrogens affect male growth plates and bone growth ?

Drugs: Unless your doctor has seen and examined you it is wrong to take isoflavones and/or phytoestrogens! If your doctor sees you and prescribes them I would like to hear from you again. ...Read more

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Can amino acids help me grow taller? Carbohydrates stunt growth?

Can amino acids help me grow taller? Carbohydrates stunt growth?

No/no: Dietary supplements (amino acids) will not improve growth unless you are deficient in that material. The amount of carbohydrates in a balanced diet sustain normal growth, they do not hinder it. ...Read more

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Does human growth hormone increase an adult's penis size?

Does human growth hormone increase an adult's penis size?

No: Once you've reached adulthood growth is done. However, if you're an adult with gh deficiency, you may suffer from poor libido and maybe some depression. In this situation, replacing growth hormone may help to restore libido and improve mood. ...Read more

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Does creatine stunt bone growth ?

Does creatine stunt bone growth ?

Probably not.: Those agents that may accelerate bone growth initially tend to cause stunting later like steroids. The evidence to suggest creatine causing increase in bone growth is weak at best. Pl see link for further info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/creatine/evidence/hrb-20059125 ...Read more

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Do flavonoids stunt bone growth in males ?

Do flavonoids stunt bone growth in males ?

No: Flavonoids from a normal balanced diet do not cause problems with bone growth. Foods containing flavonoids include onions, blueberries and other berries, black tea, green tea, oolong tea, bananas, citrus fruits, and extra-dark chocolate. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Or increase estrogen ?

Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Or increase estrogen ?

Who knows?: There have been only 2 decent studies and that was not addressed. Don't take it. Who knows what it could do? See the previous post I answered about it. Here is a reliable summary: http://www.med.nyu.edu/content?ChunkIID=21872 ...Read more

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What supplements promote secretion of growth hormone?

What supplements promote secretion of growth hormone?

Several.: L-arginine and l-ornithine do the most in helping raise hgh. They need to be taken with fluids, but no protein before sleep. The effect is modest. ...Read more

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Does creatine stunt body growth, penis, or bone growth ?

Does creatine stunt body growth, penis, or bone growth ?

No, but does no good: Creatine is a protein supplement and it will not harm you, at the same time it will not do you any good either, other than lightening your wallet. ...Read more

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Will human growth hormone help me grow taller?

Will human growth hormone help me grow taller?

No: Once your growth centers are fused( closed) growth hormone cannot make you grow. When you have growth hormone deficiency giving you growth hormone will get you to your genetic expections for growth but not taller than what you were meat to be. ...Read more

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Dose humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

Dose  humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

No.: Lack of or very limited amounts of underarm and pubic hair growth often is part of delayed puberty development, or secondary sex characteristics. Treatment of this involves various types of another hormonal group, known as androgens; these will increase underarm (axillary) growth. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help !

Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help !

No: Tribulus terrestris may naturally increase testosterone levels within normal limits. Exogenous (injections or topical) testosterone, if taken in supraphysiologic amounts, may accelerate closure of growth plates, and impede bone growth. However, at 21, I presume maximal axial bone growth has been attained. ...Read more

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Would lifting and intermittent fasting promote HGH (human growth hormone)?

No: Weight lifting will not. Getting hypoglycemic by taking Insulin will temporarily raise gh - but do not try that at home. ...Read more