Understanding Human Growth Hormone

Sylvester Stallone is believes HGH is totally safe. Get your information from your doctor not your favorite celebrity.
Sylvester Stallone is believes HGH is totally safe. Get your information from your doctor not your favorite celebrity. | Source

Human Growth Hormone

Human growth hormone more commonly known as HGH is the latest offering in the ancient search for the fountain of youth. HGH is advertised as a sure fire means of staying young and healthy later in life! Does HGH work? Let's look at the research. Celebrities such as Sylvester Stallone and Nick Nolte have tried HGH and Stallone believes it will eventually be sold over the counter.

Hormone From Pituitary Gland

Human growth hormone (HGH) is a hormone produced in the human body by the pituitary gland. HGH is what makes children grow normally throughout childhood. HGH has been shown to be effective in adults suffering from true growth deficiency. However, the jury is still out about long term benefits of use in healthy older adults.

The affects of aging.
The affects of aging. | Source

Aging

As we age the pituitary gland slowly reduced the amount of HGH produced in the human body and the process of AGING begins. You may first notice that your vision has diminished. Your hair starts to turn gray, and age spots appear in unexpected places! These outward signs of aging are the first signal that something is going on inside your body that will eventually result in bone density loss, muscle mass loss, and decrease in the elasticity of the skin. Wrinkles appear, crows feet show up around the eyes as you age.

Weight Training is a better choice to keep healthy and young looking.
Weight Training is a better choice to keep healthy and young looking.

Healthy Adults and HGH

HGH in healthy adults has been shown to increase muscle mass, increase bone density, and possibly decrease body fat. However, there is no evidence that HGH taken by healthy adults will increase strength. Researchers believe WEIGHT TRAINING is a cheaper, more viable option for increasing strength.

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Side effects of the injection HGH supplement can include water retention, carpal tunnel syndrome, and even diabetes.
Side effects of the injection HGH supplement can include water retention, carpal tunnel syndrome, and even diabetes. | Source

Some Risks and Side Effects

Some researchers believe that HGH is more beneficial to younger adults than older adults. Synthetic human growth hormone at present is approved only for use by prescription to people who have true growth deficiency. There are a number of risks and side affects believed to impact older adults using HGH.

Healthy adults using HGH may experience swelling in the arms and legs, joint pain, muscle pain, and for men, enlargement of breast tissue (gynecomastia). Human growth hormone may also contribute to heart disease and diabetes. No long term studies have been done on HGH in healthy older adults so current results are inconclusive. HGH at this time is considered to be a controversial treatment for aging and cannot be proved as the latest find in the search for the fountain of youth!

Eating healthy is a better choice then seeking HGH or other means of staying young.
Eating healthy is a better choice then seeking HGH or other means of staying young. | Source

Take Care of Your Health

You may find promotional materials on the web that tout the benefits of using HGH. These products sprays and pills have a much lower dose schedule than the dosing given in researchers protocols. There may be some benefit to use but at present current research does not state conclusively that these products are safe or viable.

Before choosing such treatments discuss these products with your primary care physician. Get factual information and make an informed choice before beginning treatment. You only have one life. A BALANCED DIET and regular exercise will keep you young for a very long time!


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Get Your Beauty Sleep

Getting enough sleep will help keep you young.
Getting enough sleep will help keep you young. | Source

Tips To Stay Looking Young and Healthy

  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Get plenty of exercise
  • Exfoliate your skin by using a scrub or skin care brush to remove the upper layers of dry skin.
  • Wear sunscreen to protect against fine lines and wrinkles
  • Relax. Stress causes cortisol levels to spike which may increase blood sugar levels causing glycation which has an effect on your skin.
  • Diets high in sugars and starches also causes glycation which causes wrinkles
  • Protect your hands. Aging hands give the game away!
  • Get plenty of sleep. Lack of sleep causes aging and serious health problems.

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Comments 3 comments

Yolanda 3 years ago

HGH is released from the ptuiitary gland, circulated in the bloodstream for a bit, then taken up by the live and converted into IGF-1. HGH can make you grow directly by other certain processes (you would have never grown at all if u lacked HGH). In the liver it is converted into many different kinds of growth factors like IGF-1. HGH, testosterone, IGF-1, etc are all anabolic steroids. Studies show that IGF-1 can be more useful for gaining muscle mass and some other anti-aging properties because it bypasses the ptuiitary gland. I would go against taking both at the same time because you levels of IGF-1 might raise way too high and it very dangerous. My suggestion to you would be not to take any kind of anabolic steroids. They can be extremely dangerous in high doses. And lets face it, anybody who taken steroids does not take them in small doses because it will not do anything. Studies show that most people take more than 100-1000 times the recommended doses. This is very dangerous and taking in small doses of lets say 10-20mg would not do anything. I am sure you will take one of these so my only suggestion is be very cautious when taking HGH or IGF-1, esp IGF-1. It is very similar to insulin which transports glucose into the cells and taking this with very little glucose in the blood can cause severe hypoglycemia. This is a common cause of death in using any insulin anabolics. So be careful with this and never take it without food and always have food available when taking it. Finally, mechano growth factor (MGF) is an isoform of IGF-1 which is produced locally in the muscle as part of the anabolic repair response to resistance training. People take this just like they take IGF-1 over HGH. Since it will be produced naturally in the muscles after lifting to help build up muscles (repair response), people take it to bypass the ptuiitary.


Nandati 3 years ago

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Samantha 3 years ago

No, your stomach dtisegs the hormone. Rich people who get doctors to give them shots get real results like sore joints and a humongous schnoz! Or worse.

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