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Opinions on what's better human growth hormone or testosterone as far as being safe and effective?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: For what purpose?

Safe & effective is relative.
Even when discussing antibiotics, you don't want to take them unless you really need to do so, such that the desired benefit outweighs the potential risks & side effects. If you truly have growth hormone deficiency, then hGH might be worth it. However, you better have good insurance b/c it's pricey. If you truly have low Testosterone, then TRT might be beneficial ...

In brief: For what purpose?

Safe & effective is relative.
Even when discussing antibiotics, you don't want to take them unless you really need to do so, such that the desired benefit outweighs the potential risks & side effects. If you truly have growth hormone deficiency, then hGH might be worth it. However, you better have good insurance b/c it's pricey. If you truly have low Testosterone, then TRT might be beneficial ...
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