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Is human growth hormone really bad with antibiotics?

Is human growth hormone really bad with antibiotics?

No interaction: These two medication groups normally do not interact with one another. Not sure what medical condition u are treating with hgh. Be cautious. Antibiotics to treat an infection should be completely finished. You should make sure the prescribing md is aware of both medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Is human growth hormone really a steroid?

Is human growth hormone really a steroid?

No, But Legally Yes: Human growth hormone is a peptide that is 191 Amino Acids long and it is not a steroid. Legally it has been classified with steriods for prosecutorial reasons. Hgh is one of the few drugs in the pdr where off-label use has been crimalized. This means one must have the symptoms associated with hgh deficiency and fail a growth hormone stimulation test....Twice. ...Read more

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Does astragalus membranaceus have estrogen in it and is it bad for male bone growth ?

Does astragalus membranaceus have estrogen in it and is it bad for male bone growth ?

No and no.: Neither of those things. See http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/astragalus where it is stated to be possibly helpful in boosting the immune system in people on chemotherapy or with HIV. ...Read more

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What is human growth hormones and its benefits?

What is human growth hormones and its benefits?

Growth hormone: Human gh must be injected, and is intended for gh deficiency (eg pituitary tumor), children with short stature, and HIV muscle wasting. Gh levels naturally get low with middle age. Will gh make adults feel “younger”? Generally no. Gh may increase muscle but does not increase strength. Side effects include carpel tunnel syndrome, arthritis, gynecomastia, and can cause/worsen diabetes. ...Read more

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Is humatrope (human growth hormone) bad on your heart?

Is humatrope (human growth hormone) bad on your heart?

Do you need it?: Hgh is only safe for adult patients who are growth hormone deficient by virtue of an endocrinologist-interpreted stimulation test. This is rare in adults. Increasing growth factors surreptitiously is otherwise known to cause cancer, diabetes, heart disease, acromegaly, etc. Even in patients with known gh deficiency, growth factors are carefully monitored on treatment. ...Read more

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Is it true that the synthetic human growth hormone really help you grow?|

Is it true that the synthetic human growth hormone really help you grow?|

Yes: It seems to be true but is expensive and as with all treatments it can come with some risk at 37 years old all of your growth in height is at an end so it will not change that. ...Read more

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Is growth hormone and testosterone bad for you?

Is growth hormone and testosterone bad for you?

GH & testosyerone: Yes when produced in your body they are good for you. When taken as shots or pills almost Always not. ...Read more

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Is it true that human height based on how much growth hormone you secrete or genetics?

Is it true that human height based on how much growth hormone you secrete or genetics?

More genetics: How tall you are is related to nutrition and genetics more than one hormone (growth hormone). It is not that the hormone does not help and is needed but it does not predetermine your size. ...Read more

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When is it too late to take HGH injections, such as humatrope, (human growth hormone) to grow in height?

When is it too late to take HGH injections, such as humatrope, (human growth hormone) to grow in height?

Fused growth centers: After the growth centers of your long bones fuse, you cannot grow taller. This generally occurs around 16 in girls and 17-18 in boys. ...Read more

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Hgh (human growth hormone) should I take it and what are its side effects/ benefits?

Let me try to help: You take HGH base an advice from your doctor, I do not recommend other wise. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son is taking the growth hormone drug, norditropin, (human growth hormone) and after 3 months is getting ringworm constantly.?

What do you suggest if my son is taking the growth hormone drug, norditropin, (human growth hormone) and after 3 months is getting ringworm constantly.?

Likely unrelated: The side effect profile of growth hormone includes dry skin and rash, but susceptibility to ringworm is not related to use of growth hormone. More likely, he is being exposed to a classmate, or an animal with a ringworm and constantly getting reinfected. Also, has it been diagnosed by his doc as a ringworm? Some forms of eczema look a lot like ringworm! See your doc for definitive answers. ...Read more

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My friend have less production of estrogen hormones so that her body growth is not a normal. And is this problem r hormone will affect to pregnancy ?

My friend have less production of estrogen hormones so that her body  growth is not a normal. And is this problem r hormone will affect to pregnancy
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Need more info: We will need more information to be able to answer your question. There is a long list of diseases that can cause low estrogen levels generally called hypogonadism. Some of these cause infertility and some do not. ...Read more

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What is human growth hormone normally used for?

FDA approved: There are many approved uses of hgh for growing children outside of gh deficiency. Just for example some indications: turner's syndrome, prader willi syndrome, small for gestational age with failure to catch up, renal failure and growth failure, idiopathic small stature. ...Read more

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Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

Are you deficient?: Hi. If you're GH-deficient, I would suggest you try it. Most of my hypo pit patients like it and stay with it. Benefits include muscle mass/lean body mass/strength, bone health, sense of well being, energy level, endurance, etc. If you don't feel better, you can always stop taking it. ...Read more

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How effective can nutropin (human growth hormone) be?

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

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. Cayce Jehaimi
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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