What is growth hormone?
Human growth hormone is a chemical manufactured in the pituitary gland activated in times of growth. It’s release signals maturation in children, bone growth, muscle mass production, and more.
How does recombinant growth hormone work?
In normal functionality, growth hormone acts as a trigger when released to the liver, signaling insulin-like growth factor-1. These two chemicals work in tandem to facilitate cell growth and tissue synthesis. Recombinant growth hormone is chemically equivalent, yet it’s grown outside of the body and injected in to your bloodstream for the same result.
What are the side effects of growth hormone therapy?
Although growth hormone therapy is generally considered non-toxic as it’s introducing a naturally occurring substance, there are risks of side effects.
Below are possible side effects of growth hormone therapy:
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Swelling of the legs and arm from fluid retention
Muscle, nerve, or joint pain
Tingling and numb skin
Enhanced cholesterol levels
Cancerous tumors growth
An enlarged heart
Dependency, mood changes, and withdrawal
Increased risk of diabetes and heart disease
Extension of hands, facial features, and feet
Low blood sugar
Enlarged breasts in men
Who should not take growth hormone?
Those with the following medical conditions should avoid growth hormone therapy due to risk of serious side effects:
Severely overweight or obese Prader-Willi patients
Tumors or any cancer
An allergy to growth hormone
Serious complication from stomach or heart surgery
Ocular issues from diabetes
Children who have finished puberty
What has growth hormone been approved to treat by the FDA?
The FDA has approved recombinant growth hormone therapy for the following conditions:
Small for gestational age
Idiopathic Short Stature
Adults with growth hormone deficiency
All other uses for growth hormone are considered “off-label” in the United States, yet can be approved for prescription in Mexico.
What happens if my growth hormone deficiency disorder goes untreated?
Untreated growth hormone deficiency in children usually results in shorter than average height or size in to adulthood. Adults with growth hormone deficiency can expect bone thinning, added fat, and muscle loss without treatment.
How can I get a diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency or related disorder?
An endocrinologist, or a doctor that specializes in hormones, will conduct a variety of tests to confirm growth hormone deficiency. These can include, but are not limited to, blood work, x-rays, MRI’s, physical exams, hormone “stim” tests, and more.
How often will I need to take growth hormone?
Typically, growth hormone is administered every day, as that’s how the body would naturally produce it. However, each case is unique, and you should always follow the directions of your medical professional.
Do I have to inject growth hormone?
Yes, but you don’t have to use your standard syringe. Many companies offer injection pens for single dose or multi-dose uses. Some growth hormone products even provide injection devices that hide the needle completely. These are great for children or those with a fear of needles.
What happens if I take too much growth hormone?
You should always follow the exact dosage prescribed by your doctor. If you accidentally inject more, call your doctor immediately.
What happens if I miss a dose or don’t take enough?
If you end up forgetting to take a dose or inject less than the prescribed amount, take it again as soon as you can until you’ve achieved the proper dose. However, if it’s been an entire day or two, don’t combine multiple doses at once. Just skip a dose if you have to, but consult with a doctor in extenuating circumstances.
How long will my growth hormone therapy last?
Your specific length of growth hormone treatment will depend on your situation. Different body types, ages, and conditions require varying lengths and doses. Your doctor will know more about the length of growth hormone therapy in your case, so be sure to consult with them regularly with any questions.
How can I get growth hormone?
You have to get a prescription from a doctor to get growth hormone. There are different types to choose from for different needs, and a specialty pharmacy should have the growth hormone you need. With a valid prescription, you can order it online or pick it up from your local pharmacy.
How do I get Growth hormone for off-label use?
In order to get real, safe growth hormone for off-label use, you should come to Mexico. You could order it from unofficial sites off the internet, but they’re breaking the law by shipping it to you without a prescription. In Mexico, it’s legal to take growth hormone for anti-aging, weight loss, lean muscle mass, skin health, sexual health, energy, and other off-label uses in the USA. A doctor can prescribe it for you, and you can pick up a legal prescription to go home with.
How much does growth hormone therapy cost?
On average, growth hormone therapy costs between $4500 and $8000 for 720 IU. Depending on your dosage, that could cover a few months or more. Most customers in the USA will end up spending around $20,000 for the same amount.
How do I know if my insurance covers growth hormone?
When first discussing growth hormone therapy, contact your doctor and ask about your specific insurance coverage. Most insurance companies will cover growth hormone therapy if it is medically necessary, but each individual plan has different definitions of a medical necessity. Additionally, your own out-of-pocket price and coverage will depend on your insurance company.
What if my insurance doesn’t cover growth hormone?
Don’t be tempted to gamble with your or your child’s health by purchasing anything off of the black market. Instead, contact us at our pharmacy in Mexico to get the exact same pharmaceutical-grade prescription at a fraction of the cost. Since Big Pharma doesn’t hold a monopoly over medication in Mexico, we’re able to offer the same treatment at an actually affordable price.
For less than the price of HGH in America, you travel to Mexico, get airport pick-up, an in-person doctor’s appointment, and a three-month’s supply of medication.
What types of devices can be used to take growth hormone?
Growth hormone injections can be administered through your traditional syringe, or many brands offer electronic applicators and injection pens. Injections can be taken in the upper thigh, abdomen, outer arm, or glutes.
How do I store my growth hormone?
Some of the medications come premixed and need to be refrigerated after use. Certain syringes applications need the medication stored separately and mixed with each use. Others require constant refrigeration. Consult the website of your brand-named growth hormone or the instructions inside the package for specific storage instructions.
How long does it take to see results?
If your question is ‘how long will it take to see HGH results on me’ then you need to know that the duration it takes varies from one person to the next. There is no absolute answer to how long that will take. Depending on the dosage you are taking, your health condition, how fit you are among others, your HGH results might take longer or shorter time to manifest compared to other people that you know.
What types of results should I expect as an adult?
While results vary for each individual, here are some typical results of human growth hormone therapy:
Improved general health
Greater bone density/reduced osteoporosis
More lean muscle mass
Added sexual stamina
Faster recovery time
What results are expected in children?
Results vary in children with growth hormone deficiency depending on age they start treatment, length of treatment, gender, size, and condition treated. Common results from growth hormone therapy in children include:
Return to normal growth percentiles
If you have any specific questions about yours or your child’s specific case, consult with your medical professional. If you’re considering starting growth hormone treatment, give us a call, and we’ll be happy to guide you through the process.