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Doctor insights on: What Body Part Produces Human Growth Hormone

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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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 can I produce more human growth hormone (hgh) in the body?

How can I produce more human growth hormone (hgh) in the body?

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

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How can I increase HGH (human growth hormone) level in my body?

How can I increase HGH (human growth hormone) level in my body?

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

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Does exercise help produce human growth hormone i want to find any way to help my body grow.

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

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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

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


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