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Over Secretion Of 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
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
Puberty & fertility: Regulates pubertal development & overall growth plus essential for fertility & sperm production.Fsh "matures" sperm producing cells in the testes. These cells, called spermatogonia, are stimulated to undergo meiotic division.This causes the full complement of 23 pairs chromosomes to split into 23 single chromosomes for the sperm nucleus.One of which is either an x or a y which determine fetal sex. ...Read more
does caffeine consumption affect the amount of growth hormone released by the pituitary gland?
Inhibin: Inhibin, made by the gonadsGet a more detailed answer ›
Children or adults?: Clearly the stigma of "shortness" is ever present. But in children, approval is given when there is a deficiency of growth hormone measured by a provocative test. Adults with growth hormone deficit, secondary to head trauma or pituitary surgery are candidates as well, but the amount given is much less, since their bone growth plates are closed. Diabetic problems are not scene in european registries. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No but if you were diagnosed with gh deficiency, it's not uncommon to have associated thyroid problems since TSH (the pituitary signal the controls thyroid production from the thyroid gland) is secreted from cells that are adjacent to the gh secreting cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dumb luck: There are rare genetic syndromes, but most strike at random. It is nothing you or anybody else did. If you're a youngster or teen, it'll make you taller and make your face "unconventional" -- your choice; if you've reached your full growth, you owe it to yourself to have it managed by whatever means is best -- seek a couple of opinions. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it that more amount of HGH and estrogen trigger a growth hormone? Can we increase height by increasing the above two hormones?
No: The greatest factor involved in your ultimate adult height is genetic factors (height of your mother and father). Unless you have growth hormone deficiency and/or estrogen deficiency, taking these hormones will not signifiantly change your ultimate height. Of course, at age 24, your growth plates are fused and there is no possible way to increase your height no matter what you take. ...Read more
What is the result range of follicles stimulating hormones, lutenizing hormones, prolactin, and progesterone on a26 years old lady.
Depends on...: ...The exact timing related to the last period - makes a huge difference. ...Read more
Can leaving in a implant contraceptive cause over production of prolactin or detrimental hormone fluctuations? Tenderness and size increase in breasts
What happens when an adult's (over age 35) growth hormone is stimulated & produces excessive amt of hormone (don't have acromegaly). Can U grow taller?
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