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How To Cure Growth Hormone Deficiency By Ayurveda Herbs
Definitions matter: GH deficiency is a problem for a growing child & synthetic growth hormone,is available when confirmed. The natural level of growth hormone in your blood drops as you get past the formative/growing years so the level in middle aged adults is normally lower. Should a doc decide to prescribe if to anyone the cost runs about 15 K/yr the last time I checked.You cannot "fix" a pituitary gland. ...Read more
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
Treated: Hi. Growth hormone deficiency can be treated, not cured. Like type 1 diabetes on insulin or hypothyroidism on thyroid hormone; insulin treats the diabetes but doesn't cure it and thyroid hormone treats the hypothyroidism but doesn't cure it. Growth hormone deficiency doesn't have to be treated, but if it is treated, it's with growth hormone replacement. ...Read more
How to treat (by means of consuming natural products or herbs) acne caused by imbalanced hormones ? ( a: 21 g: male)
Get real Rx, man: Forgive my frankness. Being a twenty-year-old man is difficult enough without acne. If somebody has told you "natural is better" & this is why you still have acne, you have my sympathy & you should be angry. Benzoyl peroxide, prescribed rx's like retinoic acid derivative, topical / systemic antibiotics & dermatologist's strong rx's can manage all acne nowadays. Get yourself treated effectively. ...Read more
No: GH deficiency is either something people are born with or may develop as older kids or adults due to a tumor near the pituitary gland. A balanced diet with enough protein and different vitamins particularly D may help you feel better but is unlikely to affect how much GH your pituitary gland produces. ...Read more
Ghd: Growth hormone deficiency can be screened for on a routine lab test called igf-1. The main sign is lack of normal growth rate over months to years. Because it is a cyclical hormone which usually peaks in the middle of the night, very often endocrinologists perform "stimulated testing" to diagnose it definitively. This may require an i've for several hours while stimulant medications are infused. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effective if needed: Effective for those who do not make enough growth hormone on their own; have idiopathic short stature, which means they are shorter than 98.8% of other children of the same age and sex; are growing at a rate not likely to allow them to reach normal adult height; and no other cause of short stature can be found have turner syndrome;have chronic kidney disease (ckd) up to the time of kidney transpl. ...Read more
Not cure but slow: "Cure"is a strong word. Homeopathy often helps problems that don't respond to conventional treatments & male pattern baldness is no exception. I wouldn't expect it to significantly reverse hair loss that's already occurred but the proper remedy might significantly slow the process down. Many remedies can help. A professional homeopath can help find the best one for you: http://tinyurl.com/l6tonns ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What amino acids do doctors give to children with hgh deficiency and is suffering from a growth disorder during thier puberty stages in order to help ?
Question to hepatologist: can we use l carnitine, vitamin e, selenium, or milk thistle to treat idiopathic chronic ALT of 150 and AST 60 totally idiop?
No...: Elevated lfts are most commonly associated with fatty liver disease. If you have had a comprehensive negative work-up other causative considerations include side effects of medications and supplements you may be taking. The supplements you mention have theoretical health benefits from their anti-oxidant properties but to my knowledge there is no data to support their use in this circumstance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Growth hormone is made by the pituitary gland. Its major function is in promoting growth in children. It has a very small role in adult health. Disorders of the pituitary gland (such as tumors, surgical excision) can cause growth hormone deficiency, but you can't get it by not eating any particular foods. ...Read more
There are: no such herbs. Don't get your medical information from friends, TV or internet scams. ...Read more
Read acupressure & massage to palms & feet stimulate pituitary secreting growth hormone, which can make adults grow taller at ANY age. Is that true?
No: Baryta carbonicum is a homeopathic remedy. Unless someone has adulterated it with some kind of growth hormone, it would not cause acromegaly. Professional homeopaths do not use adulterated remedies, but you might find these on the internet. Please take great care regarding what you buy, where you get it from, and what professional advice you accept. ...Read more
What tests should one ask for adrenal insuf diagnosis (iatrogenic induced)? Medicines, exercises, food, natural remedies to help? N Texas specialists?
Adrenals can be: tested in the conventional way starting w/family doc. He/she may refer you to an endocrinologist. A more alternative approach is to get an Adrenal Stress Index test from Diganostechs lab in WA state. It uses saliva as the sample and most conventional docs won't be trained in this. Then supplements can be used based on test results through a nutritionally oriented physician. Peace & health. ...Read more
Hair loss: Given its suspected mechanism of action, saw palmetto may be of some benefit. ...Read more
How to control hair growth on leg.i thnk antrogen hormone causes hair growth.how can i control it.what type of exercise help ovulation..is cycling gud?
All exercise is good: No exercise helps ovulation. Why do you think you have xs androgen????? Do you have unwanted hair on other areas? Do you have normal menstrual periods? Acne? Loss of scalp hair? Any meds, birth control, hormones? Hairy legs is usually a genetic trait and is considered sexually attractive by some men. OK to shave, laser, etc if you wish. If you fear hormone abnormality, see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Can dim /di-indole-methane/ supplement that balances estrogen levels, help get rid of gynecomastia ?
Balancing estrogen?: Maybe. There's no good studies ; little theory; it's targeted for bodybuilders abusing steroids. You're an adult now. You're also taking prednisone, which i must suppose is prescribed by a physician for something really serious. Your life is too difficult already for you to be called "the guy with the __s". You owe it to yourself to have definitive treatment, which is office surgery. ...Read more
Is it true that taking gonadotropin for an IUI and fertility issues can stimulate growth hormone and cause adults (over age 30) to grow taller?
Nope: Adults do not and cannot grow taller because the epyphises (growth plates) are closed. Sorry. Good wishes to you. ...Read more
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