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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Hormone (Definition)

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


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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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What does a lack of human growth hormone cause?

What does a lack of human growth hormone cause?

Growth hormone defic: In adults it can cause fatigue, decrease muscle mass, increased fat mass, decreased activity tolerance, high cholesterol or triglycerides, osteopenia, early heart disease. ...Read more

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Will taking human growth hormone, for bodybuilding reasons, cause you to be sterile?

Will taking human growth hormone, for bodybuilding reasons, cause you to be sterile?

Many bad effects: Taking hgh has a number of deleterious effects on your body - including onset of diabetes, and a thickening of your bones. Your feet may get wider and your facial features change to become coarser. It is a big price to pay. ...Read more

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Trying to cut down on my caffeine intake--can too much caffeine before bed effect human growth hormone and cause height to increase (age: upper 30s)?

Unlikely the pbm: In the 30's, your growth centers have closed and any existing growth hormone production helps protect the growing cells, muscle mass and the like. You will not grow taller at 30, regardless of extra growth hormone. ...Read more

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Read that frequent rubbing or massaging legs and feet can cause release of human growth hormone and added growth in all ages. Any truth to the claims?

Read that frequent rubbing or massaging legs and feet can cause release of human growth hormone and added growth in all ages. Any truth to the claims?

No...: There has never been a published medical report that I have seen that demonstrates that massaging the legs has any effect of height - the growth plates close in the teen years and maximum height is achieved then. Frequent massages may make you feel better so you stand up more straight... giving the perception of being taller ...Read more

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Can Adderall lower testosterone or cause low testosterone ? Can it lower human growth hormone? Affecting bone or penis growth?

Can Adderall lower testosterone or cause low testosterone ? Can it lower human growth hormone? Affecting bone or penis growth?

Adderall and hormone: Millions of people take Adderall for adhd. If there is no significant suppression of appetite, then there should be no impact on sex hormones, growth, or development of other organs. ...Read more

Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Growth Hormone (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more