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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Serostim (Overview)

Serostim is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


Dr. Payam Mehranpour
79 doctors shared insights

Serostim (Overview)

Serostim is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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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

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How do human growth hormone injections work for growth?

How do human growth hormone injections work for growth?

Direct/indirect: Gh stimulates growth by different mechanisms. The one we most commonly refer to is when gh stimulates the production of igf-1 from the liver which mediates a lot of the body growth with the help of other proteins which are made in response to gh stimulation. Igf-1 is the main growth factor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take human growth hormone?

HGH: Human growth hormone should onyl be taken under the supervision of a prescribing physician. Side effects of hgh use are substantial and can be life-threatening, including diabetes and cancer. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect for human growth hormone if i tack it now at 19 years old ? Does it affects my sexual organs ?

Yes: If hgh is not needed to treat a deficiency or short stature it can cause serious side effects. These include joint pain, enlarged heart, htn, high blood sugar and there is a concern for increase risk of several types of cancer, colon being a common one. It should not be taken for muscle building due to potential risk. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of serostim (human growth hormone)?

Serostim (human growth hormone): Is a synthetic growth hormone for aids wasting. Can cause muscle aches, joint pains, swelling of hands/feet. ...Read more

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What is human growth hormone?

Species specific: Hi. Growth hormone is one of the rare hormones with species specificity. Insulin from cows, pigs, and salmon work in humans. Not so with growth hormone. Other species' growth hormones will not bind to and activate the human growth hormone receptor. Human growth hormone is the human gene expressed in bacteria. ...Read more

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Is human growth hormone harmful?

Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hormone therapy. ...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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How does human growth hormone affect you?

Hgh: It increases the size of all organs. It's important during puberty for the grow of the bones. Some pituitary benign tumors may produce excessive amount causing gigantism (starting during puberal years) or acromegaly during adulthood. Hgh is used nowadays as anti aging medicine. It it is expensive and in inyectable form. It is still considered controversial to use it for that by some physicians. ...Read more

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What Lowers HGH Human Growth Hormone Levels ?

Low HGH: The origin of adult low HGH may be congenital or acquired. The most common cause of low HGH (representing two-thirds of cases) are pituitary and parasellar tumors, for 15% of cases, the cause is unknown, and about 20% of cases are from extrapituitary tumors, and 5% from infiltrative or inflammatory lesions. Also, as we age, the levels of HGH decrease. ...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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How to increase human growth hormone naturally?

How to increase human growth hormone naturally?

No reason to: There is an immense amount of nonsense on the internet about human growth hormone. There are some bona fide reasons to use it, such as any premie with IUGR may benefit for catch-up growth and to attain a normal adult height. If a full grown man takes it, it may cause acromegaly (think of the James Bond "Jaws") because bones can't grow longer, just wider. An endocrinologist can evaluate if ok. ...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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What can stop human growth hormone from working?

Source?: What do you mean? HGH given from exogenous source or endogenous natural growing as expected during the usual growth phase of life. Hard to determine what your question is regarding. ...Read more

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How to get prescribed HGH (human growth hormone)?

Weight loss clinics: Hgh is mainly prescribes for short stature in kids. After 15 years of age it won't help growth. These days it has prescribed for weight loss and rejuvenation in weight loss and rejuvenation clinics. ...Read more

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Are there different types of human growth hormone?

Are there different types of human growth hormone?

Different brands : Most of the commercially available hgh preparations are identical. The preservative solutions may differ, the technological approach may be different: using bacteria vs mouse cells to manufacture what is really the same drug across the brands available in the us, and the mode of delivery might be different: pen vs pod vs needle/syringe. In the end, the brands in this country work the same. ...Read more

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Where I can get genotropin (human growth hormone)?

Endocrinologist : Endocrinologists care for adult patients with gh deficiency. A prescription for hgh, based on careful evaluation of a gh deficient patient, is usually submitted to a specialty pharmacy (at least in western pa this is how it's done). In western pa none of the hgh preparations are available through regular pharmacies. ...Read more

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How much taller can human growth hormone make you?

How much taller can human growth hormone make you?

It depends: There are fda approved indications for growth hormone use which have been well-studied. Depending on what age/stage of puberty hgh is started, and for what indication, growth expectations vary. ...Read more

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Does the nutropin (human growth hormone) shot hurt?

May sting a little: All gh preparations work pretty much the same. The preservative in some of them may burn a little when injected. However, patients get used to it and in general it doesn't bother most people. We have lots of patients on Nutropin (human growth hormone) aq and have never had to switch brands because of discomfort. ...Read more

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What is the best place to buy human growth hormone?

What is the best place to buy human growth hormone?

Prescription med: There is no legal, non prescription source for growth hormone. Many insurance companies will have a contract with a source and provide it if it is used for a covered issue like growth hormone deficiency. ...Read more

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What is the normal function of human growth hormone?

HGH: Read Wikipedia: Too many effects in the body. Read a comprehensive article here http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/growth_hormone#gh_in_human_medicine. Review my previous answers about it. ...Read more

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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