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Growth Hormone Binding Protein
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Depends: If a 17 year old is fully developed and has completed puberty, growth hormone will not be of any use. However if there is room to grow there may be some benefits according to some studies. There may be increased end height or they will just complete their growth faster. As for negative side effects, in general the hormone is well tolerated. Increased cancer risk is often discussed but not proven. ...Read more
Pituitaryhormone: Growth hormone is necessary for growth in children and is still important in adults. Deficiencies can cause many problems beside poor growth in children and this condition should be evaluated by an endocrinologist for diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HGH : Hi. Growth hormone is indicated in growth hormone deficiency in children & adults, and for short stature in children. GH is a protein hormone, so like insulin, it must be injected. In children the growth plates in the long bones are still open, so they will get taller. In GH-deficient adults, they will not get taller, but it still has beneficial effects on skeletal health, muscle mass, psyche, etc ...Read more
Are human growth hormone supplements bad if not abused. Just in moderation even for sports or gym purposes?
Why bother?: They're pricey, they're cheating, and they offer little benefit unless you want to end up grotesquely muscled. Whoever's trying to sell you this is probably claiming benefits that it cannot deliver. Why not be able to tell everyone, truthfully, "This is entirely natural." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Direct/indirect: Gh stimulates growth by different mechanisms. The one we most commonly refer to is when gh stimulates the production of igf-1 from the liver which mediates a lot of the body growth with the help of other proteins which are made in response to gh stimulation. Igf-1 is the main growth factor. ...Read more
Is it safe to use ghrh (growth hormone release hormone) when 17 years old to increase final height development?
How come growth hormone from human cadavers is dangerous, but hormone products like acthar are still used from pigs?
Does taking L-Arginine before resistance training help release Growth Hormone or give any other benefit in general?
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