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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Serostim (Overview)

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


Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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