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Doctor insights on: Human Growth Hormone For Lean Body Mass

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Do body builders use serostim (human growth hormone)?

Do body builders use serostim (human growth hormone)?

Serostim (human growth hormone): This is for HIV patients on chemotherapy & showing muscle wasting. Any other use is off-label & not advised. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Does gainers (proteins) which body builders eat to gain weight close growth plates at 16?

Does gainers (proteins) which body builders eat to gain weight close growth plates at 16?

No. Not from protein: Extra protein will not make your growth plates close early. They will add weight and not necessarily muscle. ...Read more

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What sports naturally raise human growth hormone the most?

What sports naturally raise human growth hormone the most?

High intensity sport: A sprinter running the 400m will have an hgh spike greater than someone running 5k. Weightifters doing only a few rep max, will have greater increase in gh levels than someone doing many reps. It is absolutely conclusive as shown by a number of studies. ...Read more

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How effective is nutropin (human growth hormone) for increasing height?

How effective is nutropin (human growth hormone) for increasing height?

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

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Would lifting and intermittent fasting promote HGH (human growth hormone)?

No: Weight lifting will not. Getting hypoglycemic by taking Insulin will temporarily raise gh - but do not try that at home. ...Read more

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Is humatrope (human growth hormone) hard on you?

Is humatrope (human growth hormone) hard on you?

If don't need, yes.: If you are an appropriate candidate for it, such as short stature syndrome, growth hormone deficiency from various causes, then it won't be hard on you. It will improve your short stature, and whatever goes with that, like how others see you, and therefore self-esteem. Oh, i'd the injections are what your thinking about, the needles for subcutaneous are so fine, barely feel it. ...Read more

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Does The Amount of HGH Human Growth Hormone correlate a Person Jaw Size and Cranial Capacity?

To a limited: extent. After puberty, growth hormone secreting tumors can lead to changes in jaw and head dimensions. This is called acromegaly. Why do you ask? Hopefully you're not taking growth hormone without a medical reason, as this is stupid and dangerous. ...Read more

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Somatrope 191aa human growth hormone help to reduce weight?

Somatrope 191aa human growth hormone help to reduce weight?

WEIGHT LOSS: It helps in lossing weight. They inject a small amount of chorionic gonadothropin daily. Mechanism ? ...Read more

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Is genotropin (human growth hormone) good for adult bodybuilders?

Is genotropin (human growth hormone) good for adult bodybuilders?

No and illegal: It won't help, no matter what you read in magazines and the internet. It's also very expensive, by injection only, and only available legally by prescription from a physician - who could be sued for malpractice if they prescribe it without first determining that you are growth hormone deficient. The stuff in stores that is supposed to stimulate growth hormone -- doesn't. Another waste of money. ...Read more

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Is human growth hormone unhealthy?

Normal: Human growth hormone naturally occurs in your body. Complications can occur with supplements due to levels beyond normal physiology, bad chemical sources, or negative feedback from your own body system when you supplement with an outside agent. ...Read more

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Does human growth hormone increase height?

Does human growth hormone increase height?

If deficient yes: Otherwise, it will just increase your risk of diabetes, headaches, fluid retention, etc. Of course there are many conditions where gh have shown efficacy despite lack of ghd per say (such as turners syndrome ). Talk with your endocrinologist if you are seeking such therapy to see if you qualify. ...Read more

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Dose humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

Dose  humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

No.: Lack of or very limited amounts of underarm and pubic hair growth often is part of delayed puberty development, or secondary sex characteristics. Treatment of this involves various types of another hormonal group, known as androgens; these will increase underarm (axillary) growth. ...Read more

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Will using norditropin (human growth hormone) make a teenager grow taller?

Not significantly: Kids with short stature need an evaluation by a pediatric endocrinologist to see if they are hormone deficient, late bloomers or just genetically short. There is no firm evidence that supplemental growth hormone will add inches to the final height of a kid with normal levels. It may push him to his genetic max sooner at a cost in excess of 10K/yr. ...Read more

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Do body builders use serostim (human growth hormone)?

Serostim (human growth hormone): This is for HIV patients on chemotherapy & showing muscle wasting. Any other use is off-label & not advised. ...Read more

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...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