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What Body Part Produces Human Growth Hormone
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
Sleep and good diet: You may be able to produce more natural growth hormone from getting enough rest and eating a good diet, but this will not change your genetic growth potential (if your parents are not tall, then you won't be either). If you are concerned about growth hormone deficiency, see your doctor and get evaluated. Too much growth hormone is dangerous but only a tumor will cause your body to make too much. ...Read more
Exercise and sleep: Yes, exercise, both aerobic and isotonic (weights) can stumulate hgh. It is also released during deep sleep. If you do not get good deep sleep, you should try to improve your sleep by avoiding tv, computeers, etc 1 hour before bedtime and reduce bright lights too an hour before bed. ...Read more
Why do you want to?: HGH can be very dangerous for self prescribers. There are many medical reasons for doing so, usually after a diagnosis requiring therapy by an endocrinologist. There is a huge amount of nonsense posted on the Internet with regard to hCG. ...Read more
Have human growth hormone (hgh) or anabolic steroids ever been used to treat the symptoms of inclusion body myositis (ibm)? Why not?
Nothing : If you are an adult.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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