What is HGH and what does it do?
Human Growth Hormone, or HGH, is an important aspect in growth and physical development that is produced in the pituitary gland. It is a critical component of HPA axis (Hypothalmus, Pituitary and Adrenals) and their role in physical and sexual development.
Athletes and aging men, are typically interested in Human Growth Hormone, because they want to build muscle, lose weight or increase endurance. Many do require HGH supplementation due to a deficiency of growth hormone as HGH levels start to decline for men after the age of 30. However, the symptoms men are seeing are often also a result of low and declining testosterone levels. Men that do have low levels of human growth hormone have a variety of options considering the considerable cost of HGH treatment. Prescribing HGH for aging or development without a diagnoses of AGHD is not legal
Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD)
Adults and children diagnosed with Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency should seek help from an expert specialist. Hormone Therapeutics physicians can examine your HGH levels, along with your other hormone levels, and help devise a program that balances them along with nutrition, fitness and supplement programs. These efforts will typically see an increase in your body’s natural production of human growth hormone.
What is HGH deficiency?
This occurs when the pituitary gland does not produce appropriate levels of human growth hormone. HGH is relied on for development from childhood to adulthood and it is still needed for adults to maintain an appropriate body-fat ratio, to aid in calcium and protein absorption and promote continued strength of muscles and bones. Children with AGHD will see stunted growth. Because many of these issues are also linked to low testosterone levels the only way to understand what is occurring is to test your IGF-1 and IGF-BP levels and undergo an ADHG deficiency test.
Benefits of HGH
Here is a list of the gradual improvements one diagnosed with AGHD would experience with their increase in HGH.
- Vivid Dreams Better
- Sounder sleep
- Improved Stamina
- Optimistic Attitude
- Improved muscle tone
- Increased strength
- Improved skin tone
- Improved nail growth
- Better digestion
- Weight loss
- Improved vision
- Enhanced sexual function
- Improved mental processes
- Enhanced productivity
- Faster wound healing
- Hair re-growth
- Increased libido
- Increased muscle size
- Faster recovery from muscle soreness
- Reduced PMS symptoms
- Greater body flexibility
- Reduced pain
- Heightened improvements with all of the above.
- At times improvements may seem to diminish or plateau.
- Rejuvenation is still a process.
- Benefits should resume with continued improvements.
- Improved weight loss and reduction of inches
- Improved skin texture and appearance
- Skin thickening and greater elasticity
- Reduction of skin wrinkles
- Thickening of hair with a shiny, healthy appearance
- Diminished cellulite
- Improved eyesight
- Improved body contour
- Improved resistance to colds, flu and other illnesses
- Healing of old wounds
- Disappearance of pain and soreness
Sermorelin to stimulate Growth Hormone in the Pituitary
Sermorelin is a secretogue that tells the pituitary gland to naturally produce more growth hormone. This is a solution for many people with Pituitary issues of growth hormone issues.
Learn more about Sermorelin therapy
Your Hormone Therapeutics physician will review your medical exam, symptoms, history and blood tests to understand your overall hormonal balance and make the appropriate diagnosis. If you believe you have an Adult Growth Hormone deficiency you should contact us today. Just click “Contact a Physician” below and schedule your first consultation or to learn more.
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