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How does growth hormone promote growth of the body?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: By IGF-1

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African pygmies have normal gh levels, but are small. There liver's do not produce "insulin-like growth factor" with exposure to gh. Igf-1 puts the entire body into an anabolic mode that promotes growth of all organs.

In brief: By IGF-1

Interesting story.
African pygmies have normal gh levels, but are small. There liver's do not produce "insulin-like growth factor" with exposure to gh. Igf-1 puts the entire body into an anabolic mode that promotes growth of all organs.
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