HGH Side Effects

HGH or Human Growth Hormones are typically used by those who believe that it can keep them feeling and looking vital and young, they are also used in children with HGH deficiencies and the short term treatment of other diseases as well but most people are unaware of the possible side effects of HGH use.

The side effects of Human Growth Hormone are:

  • HGH use can cause nerve, muscle and joint pain

  • Edema which is swelling due to fluid within the body’s tissues

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome which causes numbness, tingling, weakness and muscle and tissue damage in the hand

  • A feeling of numbness and tingling of the skin

  • High cholesterol levels which puts you more at risk of atherosclerosis a clogging of the arteries with bad cholesterol which can lead to heart attack and stroke

  • HGH can also increase your risk of developing diabetes and the growth of cancerous tumors in the body.

  • HGH use can cause the development of Hodgkin’s lymphoma

  • HGH use can cause liver damage

  • HGH can cause Acromelagy which can increase the risk of heart attack and causes and abnormal overgrowth of bone and in a person’s extremities, jaw and forehead as well as other symptoms.

The Possible Side Effects that Human Growth Hormone use can cause in Children are:

  • Infection of the ear canal

  • Abdominal pain and bloating

  • Changes in vision

  • Headaches

  • Nausea usually accompanied by vomiting

  • An itchy rash on the skin

  • HGH use can also cause the development of Carpal tunnel syndrome in children as well

  • Breast enlargement

  • Joint and muscle pain

  • Fatigue

  • The swelling of feet and hands due to Edema

  • The contraction of diabetes

  • Abnormal growth of organs and bones

  • Hardening of your arteries and High blood pressure

  • Some studies show it can also cause the development of Colorectal cancer later on in life

HGH or Human Growth Hormone use does not always breed negative results however; here are some of its more positive effects:

  • Promotes healthy growth in children with stunted growths due to a HGH deficiency or other disease

  • Promotes the development of muscle mass

  • HGH use can promote lipolysis or the burning of fatty tissues in the human body

  • Can increase the protein biosynthesis

  • Can stimulate the growth of all internal organs including the human brain

  • Can play a key role in homeostasis

  • Can reduce the glucose uptake in the liver

  • Contributes to the function and maintenance of the pancreas

  • Can stimulate and boost the immune system

HGH or Human Growth Hormone use can bring both good and bad results depending on one’s intended use for it and of course the dosage, too much HGH is never a good thing and can have fatal consequences.

Most severe negative side effects experienced from the use of HGH is due to abuse amongst people who believe that it will maintain a youthful appearance or amongst ambitious athletes who desire to greatly enhance their athletic performance.

One of the most shocking examples of Human Growth Hormone abuse is the use of it by the dairy industry to increase milk production.

In conclusion, Human Growth Hormone use usually does bring any long lasting negative side effects if used for the correct purpose for a short term period and above all injected responsibly by an informed professional who has the patient’s well being in mind and views HGH merely as a necessary means of treatment rather then a wonder drug. 


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