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Doctor insights on: Can Hgh Make You Grow Taller

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Does giving a child HGH make them grow taller?

Does giving a child HGH make them grow taller?

Depends on situation: In children who are not making HGH the synthetic HGH can be used to help a child grow. In those who make normal HGH but are short because of their families genetic pattern, extra HGH has little if any effect on final height. In some kids who are late in starting puberty, some centers have given it to push the stage forward. However, this did not lead to significant increases in final height. ...Read more

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

Human growth hormone is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea sized structure at the ...Read more


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I heard intermittent fasting can boost your hgh level. Does that mean I can grow taller by intermittent fasting if I get the right nutrition?

No data: No articles on GH levels and intermittent fasting in humans in PubMed. Caveat Emptor. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What type oh HGH is needed to grow taller?

Injections: For proven growth hormone deficiency injections are the usual therapy. It is not clear if the supplement in health food stores that is oral will help one grow taller. I recommend a chinese medicine consult/ evaluation as they have amazing herbs for your specific constitution that may help you. ...Read more

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Do docs believe that HGH concoction can make a person grow taller?

Do docs believe that HGH concoction can make a person grow taller?

Concoction ?: Additional height is only possible when the growth centers in the long bones remain open.After they close (15-16 in most females, 16-18 in most males) further height is not possible regardless of "concoction" or synthetic growth hormone. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and 5ft4, would HGH help me grow taller (my growth plates are open)?

According to current: Policies, you are probably not a candidate for growth hormone therapy, at least legally and medically. Check w/your doctor. I would advise against illegal black market supplies, because you could be spending a lot of money to pump toxic chemicals into your body. ...Read more

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At the age of 21 if my body releases HGH more than normal somehow can I grow taller?

Nope: Once you have gone through puberty and your body started making testosterone, the growing areas of the bones closed up shop. They will no longer respond to growth hormone. The same goes for girls, but it happens when they start making estrogen or get their periods. ...Read more

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I want to grow taller. How effective are the hgh pills that have to be taken orally compared to the injections?

WOULDN'T WORK: HGH is a complex protein that would be broken up by digestion, leaving some of its building block proteins behind. The only way to get specific HGH benefits is to deliver it as an injection. ...Read more

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Will increasing HGH make me grow taller ? Some articles said that some foods contain HGH will also enhance the testerone lv, is it true?

HGH and growth: Baoanhn, i'm sorry my dear but hgh of any kind probably won't help you at your age. Once your growth plates(google it), fuse your vertical growth is finished and for most young ladies that happens around puberty. Taking hgh now would be a bad idea in my professional opinion. Don't buy into any foods or supplements either that promise growth, a nice pair of heels is a safer bet. Gl. ...Read more