What does a lack of human growth hormone cause?

Growth hormone defic. In adults it can cause fatigue, decrease muscle mass, increased fat mass, decreased activity tolerance, high cholesterol or triglycerides, osteopenia, early heart disease.

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Can human growth hormone cause infertility?

Growth Hormone. Human growth hormone won't cause infertility. Moreover, some think it may improve the success when used in combination with other medications in some patients with fertility challenges. Read more...

Can taking a type of human growth hormone cause infertility to where you will not be able to have kids?

Not if for low HGH. If a person takes human growth hormone because that person is low in his growth hormone level, then he will become normal in his level. By being normal (while on hgh) his fertility should not be affected by the hgh. That means that whether or not he is fertile should be unrelated to the hgh. However, if he is taking extra hgh, making his levels much too high, then the consequences are uncertain. Read more...
Maybe. Many hormone imbalancies can contribute to infertility. If the growth hormone is prescribed for a growth hormone deficiency, it may help restore fertility if that was a cause of it. Many common hormone imbalances like thyroid, diabetes, prolactininomas, polycystic ovaries when treated, can help restore fertility. Read more...

Can taking human growth hormone cause hyperthyroidism?

Growth hormone. Simple answer is yes. More detailed answer is that hgh is used and abused with an enormous profit motive and shortcut to performance. Become educated it could be dangerous and most research done is by interested groups. Read more...

Will taking human growth hormone, for bodybuilding reasons, cause you to be sterile?

Many bad effects. Taking hgh has a number of deleterious effects on your body - including onset of diabetes, and a thickening of your bones. Your feet may get wider and your facial features change to become coarser. It is a big price to pay. Read more...

Does saizen (human growth hormone) growth hormone cause unpleasant effects?

Monitoring necessary. When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. However, if the dose is too high, side effects of growth hormone excess, such as joint pains and edema (swelling) can occur. Read more...

Does saizen (human growth hormone) growth hormone cause side effects?

Monitoring necessary. When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. However, if the dose is too high, side effects of growth hormone excess, such as joint pains and edema (swelling) can occur. Read more...