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What happens if I take too much human growth hormone?

What happens if I take too much human growth hormone?

HGH: Human growth hormone is a very closely regulated drug. Taking hgh without a physicians' monitoring can lead to serious health problems. Some cited side effects include nerve, muscle or joint pain, increased risk of diabetes, increased risk of cancer, elevated cholesterol. Not to mention that many hgh products sold online are not hgh at all. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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What happens if I take serostim (human growth hormone) as a bodybuiling supplement, what side effects can I expect?

Serostim (human growth hormone): There are many much better and safer ways to help with body building. In my mind, if you want to improve your athletic ability you should have a visit or two to a local training program. ...Read more

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How much genotropin (human growth hormone) are you supposed to take each day?

How much genotropin (human growth hormone) are you supposed to take each day?

Dose range: If you have gh deficiency as an adult there is a dose range your endocrinologist will know. Igf-1 levels, other labs, and clinical history go into titration of gh. ...Read more

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How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to work?

How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to work?

For what purpose?: Hgh, which is what Nutropin (human growth hormone) is, immediately raises igf-1 levels, which is synthesized primarily in the liver. For short statured children, you will see growth in height within a month. For adults legitamely using it, beneifts accrue within months, ie. Increased bone density, thicker skin, etc. I do not know how quickly .It works when taken for athletic or anti-aging purposes. No studies. ...Read more

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Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

Are you deficient?: Hi. If you're GH-deficient, I would suggest you try it. Most of my hypo pit patients like it and stay with it. Benefits include muscle mass/lean body mass/strength, bone health, sense of well being, energy level, endurance, etc. If you don't feel better, you can always stop taking it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to increase growth?

2-3 months : A child who is proven to have growth hormone deficiency is expected to gain weight and height 2-3 months from the commencement of gh, usually 1-2 lbs and an inch during such interval. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Serostim (human growth hormone) to leave your system?

This is an ...: ...unusual medication. It is the brand name of a growth hormone product and should not be used by anyone unless they are under CLOSE supervision by a physician. The concentration of Serostim (human growth hormone) in the blood deteriorates by 1/2 in 3 to 5 hours, but the activity of the drug in the body can last 12 to 48 hours. Continue to work with your doctor for further questions. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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How long it will take to grow on humatrope (human growth hormone) growth hormones?

How long it will take to grow on humatrope (human growth hormone) growth hormones?

Within a year.: Firstly, Humatrope (human growth hormone) (generic, somatropin), or gh (growth hormone) should only be used for truly indicated diagnoses: pediatric pts with short stature and gh deficiency, certain genetic or endocrine diseases, adults with childhood onset gh deficiency or an adult form. It is an injectable and it's use should be monitored by experienced doc. If no increased height within a year, needs reevaluation. ...Read more

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When are you too old to take HGH injections like humatrope (human growth hormone) to gain height?

When epiphyses close: The long bones involved in height have a shaft (diaphysis), flare end (metaphysis), and epiphysis (end cap of bone). When the epiphysis closes, the bone length will no longer respond to heightening growth. But it is not a precise science. Two main bones that affect height are femur and tibia. Each one can close anywhere from age 15 to 22. Soc needs to see x-rays, growth curves and take full hx. ...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