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How long does HGH stay in your system?

How long does HGH stay in your system?

No more than a day: Hi. The half-life of recombinant human growth hormone is only a few hours. Lifetime is usually taken to be about 5 half-lives. So with once daily injections, it's gone by the time the next dose rolls around. ...Read more

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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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How long does HGH stay in your system? Had one injection of omnitrope somatropin 5.8 mg into my back a couple days ago.

How long does HGH stay in your system? Had one injection of omnitrope somatropin 5.8 mg into my back a couple days ago.

Hard to say: Since that's a fairly large dose, probably hours to 1-2 days at most. Why would you take such a large one time dose? Have you been diagnosed with hgh deficiency or are you taking it for weight loss/muscle building/life enhancement purposes. If it's the latter group, such administration is not only illegal, but also medically dangerous and should be avoided. ...Read more

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How long does HGH supplements stay in your system?

How long does HGH supplements stay in your system?

There are NO: Hgh supplements, as it has to be given by injection, on prescription from a doctor. Anything else is a scam or illegally purchased on the black market and potentially deadly. Besides, it won't help you in any way. ...Read more

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How long does HGH remain in your system?

How long does HGH remain in your system?

Yes and no: Hgh is natural, if your body is making it and you're not taking it illegally, it's there all the time. If you're taking it illegally you're breaking the law, spending a lot of money, injecting potential toxins into your body that can do significant harm -- why? It can't help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Don't poison your body! ...Read more

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How long does it take for Serostim (human growth hormone) to leave your system?

This is an. ..: ...unusual medication. It is the brand name of a growth hormone product and should not be used by anyone unless they are under CLOSE supervision by a physician. The concentration of Serostim (human growth hormone) in the blood deteriorates by 1/2 in 3 to 5 hours, but the activity of the drug in the body can last 12 to 48 hours. Continue to work with your doctor for further questions. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Endocrinologist Hi. I am on 2 iu's of Human Growth Hormone along with 1 cc weekly of Testosterone. How long are they in my system after stopping?

Endocrinologist Hi. I am on 2 iu's of Human Growth Hormone along with 1 cc weekly of Testosterone. How long are they in my system after stopping?

They differ: Hi. The growth hormone is not a depot preparation, and it's gone in 24 hours. The testosterone is a depot preparation and has a half-life of about a week. Using the 5 half-life rule of thumb, after about 5 weeks, you'll be running on fumes. ...Read more

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How long does its take for HGH blood tests results?

How long does its take for HGH blood tests results?

About 2 weeks: The test can be done in minutes however, it should be done after a missed period.
Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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How long does a combination of HGH & hCG take to work in ur body?

In a normal: Person, they work continuously; more hgh than hcg unless you're pregnant. They should never be taken unless prescribed by a physician for a legitimate medical indication, which is very uncommon. How long they take to "work" depends upon why they are taken, and whether there is a valid medical indication for their use. ...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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Why might a dr prescribe somatropin (hgh) on a long-term use basis to a physically healthy adult with a neurological condition?

HGHJ: Hgh is used for growth failure, growth hormone deficiency, intestinal disorder (short bowel syndrome) or hiv-related weight loss or wasting. Somatropin is also used to increase height in children with a certain genetic disorder (noonan syndrome). It has also been shown to benefit those with traumatic brain injury improved intelligence, learning and performance relative to placebo. ...Read more

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3 HGH questions: 1.does fasting increase human growth hormone? 2. How long should you fast for, for maximum HGH? 3. Good to exercise while fasting?

3 HGH questions: 1.does fasting increase human growth hormone? 2. How long should you fast for, for maximum HGH? 3. Good to exercise while fasting?

Fasting and growing: At age 16 you should still be growing and definitely do not fast.
Almost certainly at a younger age your pediatrician has measured your height and weight several times. This is reported on a page that shows growth in height and weight. If your parents do not have this information you should contact the pediatrician and get a copy of you height and weight growth. ...Read more

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How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to work?

For what purpose?: Hgh, which is what Nutropin (human growth hormone) is, immediately raises igf-1 levels, which is synthesized primarily in the liver. For short statured children, you will see growth in height within a month. For adults legitamely using it, beneifts accrue within months, ie. Increased bone density, thicker skin, etc. I do not know how quickly. It works when taken for athletic or anti-aging purposes. No studies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to increase growth?

2-3 months: A child who is proven to have growth hormone deficiency is expected to gain weight and height 2-3 months from the commencement of gh, usually 1-2 lbs and an inch during such interval. ...Read more

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How long it will take to grow on humatrope (human growth hormone) growth hormones?

How long it will take to grow on humatrope (human growth hormone) growth hormones?

Within a year.: Firstly, Humatrope (human growth hormone) (generic, somatropin), or gh (growth hormone) should only be used for truly indicated diagnoses: pediatric pts with short stature and gh deficiency, certain genetic or endocrine diseases, adults with childhood onset gh deficiency or an adult form. It is an injectable and it's use should be monitored by experienced doc. If no increased height within a year, needs reevaluation. ...Read more

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How long will my mixed genotropin (human growth hormone) 36iu pen survive at 16 degrees celsius, if avoiding direct light?

Up to 1 month: Check out http://www. News-medical. Net/drugs/genotropin. Aspx (for australia) but same drug. Store your Genotropin (human growth hormone) (mixed or unmixed) in the refrigerator at 2-8°c. It is also possible to store your unmixed Genotropin (human growth hormone) outside the refrigerator, but under 25°c, for one month as long as the expiry date has not passed. It must not be frozen or heated above 25°c. ...Read more

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What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) cause?

What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) cause?

Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. However, if the dose is too high, side effects of growth hormone excess, such as joint pains and edema (swelling) can occur. ...Read more

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What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) aq have?

None thus far: Synthetic hgh using recombinant dna technology has been in the market for over 20 years and so far has excellent safety record. There are of course many indication for use of gh, some of this conditions (such as noonam syndrome and turner's) carry an inherit risk of developing certain complications regardless of being on gh or not. ...Read more

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What long term side effects can the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) aq cause?

Many: If you take hgh (nutropin) after your growth centers have been closed the only things that will grow is cartilage so your ears and nose will get bigger and your facial features will become coarse. Hgh is also a diabetogenic substance, so it can give you diabetes. It also enhances the growth of intestinal polyps and may cause prostate enlargement and malignancy. ...Read more

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Switching to humatrope (human growth hormone). What the long-term effects and side effects?

Destroys It.: Humatrope (human growth hormone) needs to be refrigerated both before and mixing, when it then is in liquid form. Then it must be used within 28 days. Do not freeze. ...Read more

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How does one get hgh?

How does one get hgh?

From pituitary gland: Human growth hormone (hgh) is made in our pituitary glands. Our bodies do a very good job of regulating when and how much hgh to make and secrete into the bloodstream. ...Read more

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Can HGH help with ageing?

NO: Despite the antiaging gurus protestations there is no real evidence that giving hgh to normally aging men or women will help "aging". Do not waste your money. ...Read more

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Is HGH complete safe to use?

No: No medication is completely safe. If you have true growth hormone deficiency because you have had your pituitary gland removed, you might benefit by being on HGH. If you are taking it for muscle/athletic enhancement, the safety is unknown, but likely will lead to problems down the line. Don't believe any of the nonsense about it being some kind of anti-aging med, that is completely bogus. ...Read more

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What is the best HGH avalible?

Not for adults: If you are thinking of GH for yourself, don't bother. Except for rare adults with pituitary problems it is of no benefit - effects on muscle strength are small to nil. That said, all GH products have the same potency so no one is "better" than another ...Read more

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What can I do to "boost" my hgh?

No reason to do it: A number of people appear interested in increasing growth hormone levels. Despite what you may see on the internet, there are no studies that suggest that increasing hgh, or taking hgh in people who have no pituitary disorder is of any benefit. Most normal adults have unmeasureable levels of hgh. Indeed, the majority of adults with no pituitary function do not require hgh to feel well. ...Read more

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Too much HGH at once causing pain?

Too much HGH at once causing pain?

Are you receiving: Hgh, and if so, is it prescribed by a physician for a medical deficiency. What dose are you taking, and why? Don't know what "too much" means. HGH should not cause pain if used appropriately. ...Read more

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How effective are HGH pills on people?

Not effective: Human growth hormone is a very small peptide molecule. It is susceptible to breakdown with heat. In order to take it for conditions such as growth hormone deficiency it needs to be given by injection. Oral forms will not be effective. Similarly, there is likely no danger to drinking milk with bovine growth hormone in it. ...Read more

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What are some great ways to boost hgh?

Several: Good nutrition, lifting weights, adequate sleep and fasting all boost natural HGH production. There are precursors you can take but at your age, the above should suffice. Men and women past 40 should do the same and consider precursor treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC HGH I can purchase?

You cannot: Hgh is a prescription medication. F
hucksters may try to sell you hgh "boosters" to increase gh. They do not work! ...Read more

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What could I take to increase HGH levels?

Nothing Rx: There is nothing that is prescribed for this so I cannot advise. ...Read more

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What to do to increase the secretion of hgh?

Go back to: Before puberty. At your age, there is no way, plus there would be no benefit to you if there were such a method. ...Read more

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What are great ways to boost hgh in the body?

Several ways: Aside from actually injecting Hgh. Ways to increase:

1. High intensity burst training
2. Get adequate sleep.
3. Eat high quality protein.
4. Optimize Vitamin D levels at 70-100 ng/mL
5. Avoid sugar after workouts.
6. Eat foods high inL-arginine, L-lysine and glutamine. ...Read more

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What happens when a person takes too much hgh?

Unknown: There have been several studies on using growth hormone in non deficient patients (those with severe cachexia, malnutrition, ICU setting, aids wasting), and there was no real bad side effect. The hormone may alter glucose metabolism, but there are mixed results about diabetes development in patients. But, why take more than you need. You won't grow taller once your growth plates are closed. ...Read more