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What is over secretion for growth hormone?

What is over secretion for growth hormone?

Acromegaly: Over secretion of growth hormone is caused by a benign tumor of the pituitary gland. It causes a disorder called acromegaly, in which there is enlargement of the soft tissues of the body, as well as organ enlargement. Without treatment it will lead to heart failure, arthritis, excess sweats, distortion of facial features, headaches, possible visual loss, increased risk of colon cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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What supplements promote secretion of growth hormone?

What supplements promote secretion of growth hormone?

Several.: L-arginine and l-ornithine do the most in helping raise hgh. They need to be taken with fluids, but no protein before sleep. The effect is modest. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine which can maintain the secretion of growth hormone during the late teens?

Is there any medicine which can maintain the secretion of growth hormone during the late teens?

You still make GH: Even though the amount decreases as growth stops, the pituitary continues to secrete growth hormone. Increasing the amount of growth hormone your body needs once growth has stopped will only cause trouble. Growth plates fuse in response to pubertal hormones. Increasing growth hormone won't keep them open longer. ...Read more

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If there is no tumor, what other conditions/issues would cause person (I'm 40) to increase secretion of growth hormone & cause height to grow @ my age?

If there is no tumor, what other conditions/issues would cause person (I'm 40) to increase secretion of growth hormone & cause height to grow @ my age?

Increase height @ 40: If there is no tumor, what other conditions/issues would cause person (I'm 40) to increase secretion of growth hormone & cause height to grow @ my age? ANS: the only reason I know of for an increase in height at your age is new shoes or bad height measurement or someone playing a trick on you. Please get more details and can do 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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I want to increase the secretions of my growth hormone wht should I do any suggestions?

Get good sleep: At your age, growth hormone is secreted at high levels. It gets neutralized during normal waking hours other than during rigorous exercise. At night when you are deeply asleep, growth hormone circulates at its highest levels. So make sure you get enogh good deep sleep. Cutting short sleep time lowers hgh. ...Read more

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Since a 36 hour fast boosts growth hormone secretion, does it make you taller, if done once a week?

Since a 36 hour fast boosts growth hormone secretion, does it make you taller, if done once a week?

Fast to be taller: Fasting will not make you taller. There is no known method to make you taller after you are fully grown. ...Read more

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Any truth to what I just read on Net: foot massage can increase height of people of ALL ages by several inches by stimulating growth hormone secretion?

Any truth to what I just read on Net: foot massage can increase height of people of ALL ages by several inches by stimulating growth hormone secretion?

None: Foot massage is fine to do. If one starts foot massage at a young age, say age 10 years... and continues foot massage until age 20 years, one will notice a large amount of height growth between age 10 and age 20. Of course, it is not due to the foot massages. ...Read more

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How to boost growth hormone?

Sleep more sleep mor: Growth hormone is released when you are sleeping, At age 19 your bones will already have closed and you've reached your full height and there is likely no need for exogenous growth hormone. See an endocrinologist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What is growth hormone please?

GH: Gh is a protein that is produced by the pituitary gland. It has wide ranging effects not only on growth but also on metabolism. ...Read more

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How to increase growth hormone?

Increased GH level: To increase growth hormone (g) you need to get rid of belly fat and do vigorous exercise. Staying active has also shown to optimize the level of hgh in a person’s body. Stay away from high-glycemic-load carbohydrates, as Insulin or “insulin spikes” have been shown to greatly inhibit hgh secretion. Sleeping well is another good way to increase your g level. Good luck. ...Read more

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How should I increase growth hormone?

How should I increase growth hormone?

Don't try: You don't really want to increase growth hormone. Serious consequences can arise. Previous studies were stopped due to serious side effects of increasing growth hormone levels. ...Read more

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What is the best growth hormone for health?

GH not a solution: It is very rare for a 50 year old to not produce an adequate amount of growth hormone unless there is a history of pituitary disease or surgery or radiation in the area near the pituitary. GH is not prescribed for lack of energy or strength. All brands are equally effective for the few who need it but it is very expensive and not helpful for most adults ...Read more

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What triggers the release of growth hormone?

Ghrelin and GHRH: The production of GH is triggered when GHRELIN, produced in the stomach and GH RELEASING HORMONE, produced in the hypothalamus, are ACTIVATED. These turned on hormones stimulate the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland to release the GH.
GH then regulates several physiologic processes, including protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism; stimulates mitosis, cell differentiation and cell growth. ...Read more

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What can I do to maximize my growth hormone?

Pick parents: There's nothing you can do to influence your hormone levels outside of growth hormone injections. Diets, herbs don't work. Save your money. ...Read more

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Does growth hormone affect facial development?

Yes: Growth hormone is important for the development of the bones of the face. Persons with growth hormone excess have characteristic facial features including coarsening of their facial features and enlargement of the jaw. These changes can also be seen in a much milder form in children who receive growth hormone for growth hormone deficiency. Children with untreated growth hormone deficiency often have a condition known as midface hypoplasia where the bones in the middle of the face do not develop to be as fully formed as children with normal growth hormone secretion. ...Read more

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How to increase growth hormone in my body naturaly?

How to increase growth hormone in my body naturaly?

Please see the: The following article that has many good suggestions on how this can be done naturally. Best wishes.
www. Livestrong. Com/article/28867-naturally-increase-hgh...
Hgh, or human growth hormone, also known as somatropin or simply gh, . .. Can you naturally increase hgh levels? Last updated: aug 29, 2013. .. ...Read more

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How to increase my level of growth hormone naturally?

How to increase my level of growth hormone naturally?

SLEEP MORE!: I'm not kidding. Your body produces growth hormone while you sleep and this promotes healthy development and growth in children and teenagers like yourself. Read more abour this : http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/health-topics/topics/sdd/why. Html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: growth hormone?

Pituitaryhormone: 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 and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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Is it true if we fast for 24 house our growth hormone will increase?

Is it true if we fast for 24 house our growth hormone will increase?

Growth Hormone: May rise if your blood sugar falls but the major hormone released is GLUCAGON!

Hope this helps!
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What amount do children grow each year with growth hormone injection?

What amount do children grow each year with growth hormone injection?

Growth hormone: That varies, from child to child. It can also depend on what problem caused the growth failure. Your doctor will moniter it very closely and might be able to estimate, based on how your child is responding. ...Read more

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Will the increase in the level of growth hormone lead to a better hight growth?

Will the increase in the level of growth hormone lead to a better hight growth?

Yes: Increasing growth hormone levels will increase height until the bone's growth plates close (2 years after menses starts in girls, til age 17-20 in boys). This is not prescribed unless one is much shorter than average, but one can safely increase one's production of growth hormone through diet & lifestyle. See http://bit. Ly/1cYCtlQ for a good discussion on how to raise your levels. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is growth hormone that is fed to cows a health problem for consumers?

Probably not, but: The amount of growth hormone that gets into the meat/milk is small, and it's a protein, so would be broken down in our stomachs. So we probably don't get higher gh from cows given gh. However one wonders what else the gh may do to the cows. ...Read more

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Hi, I would like to know how we can increase the level of growth hormone? Thank you

Sleep and exercise: Please don't spend money on products you can buy online which are billed as GH releasers. Most of the GH you make is secreted while you sleep so getting a good night sleep is helpful. Also GH levels rise right after you exercise ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a growth hormone shot to start showing results?

3-6 month: Growth hormone injection treatment is prescribed for children who have been diagnosed with growth hormone (gh) deficiency and other conditions causing short stature.

It takes about 3 to 6 months to realize any height differences, the important thing is that your child will grow — probably 1 to 2 inches within the first 6 months of starting treatment. ...Read more

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What foods would help increase growth hormone levels in children so they'll grow taler?

What foods would help increase growth hormone levels in children so they'll grow taler?

Growth hormone: There are no dietary stimulants for growth hormone production. Optimal nutrition will allow a child to reach his/her genetically determined stature. Adding extra growth hormone will not increase that stature, but only accelerate the rate of attaining that stature. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for the condition in which too little growth hormone is produced?

Growth hormone deficiency: Growth hormone deficiency is seen in children who present with abnormally short height / stature. It is very treatable. Also called: Panhypopituitarism; Pituitary dwarfism; Recombinant human GH (rhGH); Acquired growth hormone deficiency; Congenital growth hormone deficiency; Somatropin. Adults can acquire GHD due to damage to the pituitary gland from brain tumor, surgery, infection, or radiation. ...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