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Does Hgh Help Beard Growth
I am a 17 year old boy. I want to take HGH orally for my linear growth. What is the difference between this and an injection?
WOULDN'T WORK: For HGH to work, it must enter your bloodstream in one piece. It is a complex protein molecule that will be broken down by digestive action if you take it orally. A few fragments would be absorbed but it must be intact to work. Beware of supplements that promise to "boost" your HGH levels. As supplements they are not subject to the same safety and effectiveness standards as meds licensed by the FD A ...Read more
Suppose if someone's body produce significant amount of HGH after after his/her growth plates are fused, will he/she grow taller?
Impossible: Nope. That would be impossible.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would be the side effects if I take a hgh injection for linear growth while my growth plates are almost closed, but not quite?
Since not all the growth plates fuse at the same time, could HGH make you just grow WIDER if started at the wrong point during growth plate fusion?
No: Their is no point in the maturation and closure if the growth plates that a person would grow wider and not taller. ...Read more
Under Doctor's Care: If you are not getting this from a physician who has prescribed it and is monitoring all that must be monitored then I would advise you against using this product with all of the urgency I have as a physician. ...Read more
Which is the disease that you get from taking HGH that gives you irreversible abnormal growth of bones?
Acromegaly: Acromegaly is what you are thinking of, which comes from pituitary tumors that make gh. Usually patients with acromegaly have had excess gh for many years before it is discovered. Although I am not aware of clinical acromegaly from hgh injections (you would have to take hgh a long time), you don't want to stimulate "growth" all over the body. Abnormal growth can lead to heart disease, cancer. ...Read more
Can I grow taller at 19. Especially if my growth plates are still open also will hgh help me to grow taller?
(dr. Cornelia franz) so that means we can grow even after puperty wheather growth plates are fused or not if pituitary release high amount of HGH?
GH deficiency: Growth hormone is one of the anterior pituitary hormones. Its deficiency is unusual in adults and more common in kids. Children will present with growth failure and look rather cherubic. In infancy hypoglycemia may be the presenting symptom +/- micropenis in boy. Gh is also necessary for lipid metabolism, muscle tone, bone integrity, etc. Adults who are deficient may also suffer from depression. ...Read more
Low HGH: The origin of adult low HGH may be congenital or acquired. The most common cause of low HGH (representing two-thirds of cases) are pituitary and parasellar tumors, for 15% of cases, the cause is unknown, and about 20% of cases are from extrapituitary tumors, and 5% from infiltrative or inflammatory lesions. Also, as we age, the levels of HGH decrease. ...Read more
Hi I take Synthroid and HGH for growth as a teen now I have a 13.7cm spleen - what should I be concerned about? Thanks
You're fine: I hope you are happy with the result. I don't have a problem with that, and there are no long-term bad consequences that I have heard of. Spleens vary greatly in size and that's fine. Be glad for good health. ...Read more
What are the side effects for the hgh. Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?
Heart problems: High levels of hgh have been linked to heart problems and diabetes - two things someone young & healthy do not want to have. They're really risky if combined with anabolic steroids. There aren't any hormones out there that I know of that come without risk - even birth control (which is a hormone), can cause clots and stroke, but it's worth it to prevent pregnancy. Is bodybuilding worth it? ...Read more
Weight loss clinics: Hgh is mainly prescribes for short stature in kids. After 15 years of age it won't help growth. These days it has prescribed for weight loss and rejuvenation in weight loss and rejuvenation clinics. ...Read more
Are you deficient?: Hi. If you're GH-deficient, I would suggest you try it. Most of my hypo pit patients like it and stay with it. Benefits include muscle mass/lean body mass/strength, bone health, sense of well being, energy level, endurance, etc. If you don't feel better, you can always stop taking it. ...Read more
Species specific: Hi. Growth hormone is one of the rare hormones with species specificity. Insulin from cows, pigs, and salmon work in humans. Not so with growth hormone. Other species' growth hormones will not bind to and activate the human growth hormone receptor. Human growth hormone is the human gene expressed in bacteria. ...Read more
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