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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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Can taking a type of human growth hormone cause infertility to where you will not be able to have kids?

Can taking a type of human growth hormone cause infertility to where you will not be able to have kids?

Not if for low HGH: If a person takes human growth hormone because that person is low in his growth hormone level, then he will become normal in his level. By being normal (while on hgh) his fertility should not be affected by the hgh. That means that whether or not he is fertile should be unrelated to the hgh. However, if he is taking extra hgh, making his levels much too high, then the consequences are uncertain. ...Read more

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Would taking fertility drugs for IUIs (unsure if had HGH in them) cause height increase? Would effects be fairly immediate or long term like yrs later

Would taking fertility drugs for IUIs (unsure if had HGH in them) cause height increase? Would effects be fairly immediate or long term like yrs later

Fertility and height: The growth plates of your bones fused right after you went through puberty, many years ago, so nothing will make you grow now. Talk to your fertility doc about the hormones, but they probably do not include hGH. Usually drugs that stimulate LH and FSH. ...Read more

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Why does HGH cause prostrate cancer, and if it does cause it, how long does it take to inact?

Why does HGH cause prostrate cancer, and if it does cause it, how long does it take to inact?

No reason 2 think so: The "science" is extremely soft, a couple late-1990s statistical relationships. People who make huge amounts of growth hormone (acromegalics / giants) have a somewhat higher risk for all cancers. If you are considering hgh as part of a muscle building scheme, don't waste your money but spend extra time exercising instead. ...Read more

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What causes men to be infertile?

What causes men to be infertile?

Many things can.: Things that can cause infertility in men include overall health, sexually transmitted infections, lifestyle choices such as smoking and alcohol and drug use, obesity, testicular injury, exposure to chronic high heat, and reproductive toxins in the workplace such as heavy metal exposure, radiation, and pesticides. ...Read more

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What causes infertility to occur in men?

What causes infertility to occur in men?

Defective Sperm: Either the sperm produced are ineffective, not fully mature, have poor mobility or there are no sperm due to injury or development. Even a low number of sperm makes it hard to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a man to be infertile?

Many Things: Sometimes sperm production is decreased. Blockages can occur in the testicle preventing sperm from being released. Sometimes there can be genetic reasons. Smoking can damage sperm which can cause them to be genetically abnormal or to cause physical defects in the sperm. There are a number of problems that can occur and most can be fixed. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause infertility?

Can orchitis cause infertility?

Yes: Particularly mumps orchitis has been associated with sub-normal male fertility, but it is not all-or-nothing. Semen analysis is a very reliable measure for assesing whether harm has been doen. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more