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Ipamorelin: First Choice among GH-Secretagogues

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When a physician makes a decision regarding which polypeptide growth hormone will likely be the most beneficial for a particular patient, the doctor must consider several important factors, including: How closely does the polypeptide copy the body’s natural response? Is it more effective than the alternative choices? What are possible side effects? Can the polypeptide be harmful to the patient? …

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Overview of Sermorelin GHRP-2, GHRP-6 (Tri-Blend)

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Sermorelin GHRP-2, GHRP-6 is a blend of genetically engineered human growth hormone-releasing peptide hormones designed to stimulate the hypothalamus and pituitary gland to secrete Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH). GHRH is the peptide responsible for triggering the body’s secretion of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). The introduction of Sermorelin GHRP-2, GHRP-6 into the body enables patients to compensate for the natural …

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Possible Health Risks to Using HGH

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Human growth hormone (HGH) can be administered safely, when medically indicated under qualified clinical supervision. However, there are health risks associated with the use of HGH when it is not medically necessary or if it comes from dubious origin. These risks include: Carpal tunnel syndrome Pain in joints and muscle tissue Edema (swelling) in the arms and legs Increased risk …

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How Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is Produced

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We can thank the tiny pituitary gland for the production of the protein known Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Located just below the brain, the human pituitary creates GH from a complex mix of 191 amino acids, each encoded by DNA sequence. Amino acids are the source of our body’s protein and as such the basic building blocks of the human …

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Change in Growth Hormone Levels with Age

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The amount of Growth Hormone (GH) we have in our bodies changes with age, and also can shift at various times during the day. Nutrition, exercise, sleep and stress also have an impact on our GH levels.  GH plays a critical role in our metabolism and the health of our body tissue throughout our lives, and fuels our growth when …

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Intro to Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

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An unfortunate fact of life: Beginning in the middle years, all of us experience some progressive and ultimately profound alterations in our body composition. Our lean body mass shrinks while our fat tissue expands. This combination of seemingly inevitable events causes atrophy in our muscles and bones, and even has a negative impact on our liver, kidney and spleen. These …

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Safe, Non-Surgical Hair Restoration Therapies

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Millions of men of all ages long to return to the days when they had borderline obnoxious amounts of hair. From implants to toupees to various chemical applications, we are eager to embrace topical medicines and surgical procedures that promise to restore our hair to its youthful vitality. However, thanks to advances in medical science and technology, men now have …

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An Overview of Hair Restoration Options

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Millions of men of all ages long to return to the days when they had plenty of hair. From implants to toupees to various chemical applications, we are eager to embrace topical medicines and surgical procedures that promise to restore our hair to its youthful vitality. Following are descriptions of hair restoration options that have been successful to varying degrees: …

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Anti-Depressiants and Low-T

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Cause & Effect? The Complex Relationship between Anti-Depressiants and Low-T Anti-depressant medications have provided relief to millions who suffer from depression and other emotional illnesses, although the overall efficacy and benefit of these pharmaceuticals has always been controversial. Empirical and anecdotal evidence points to a relationship between the use of antidepressants, particularly a class known as SSRIs, and the presence …

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Is it Hormones or Depression?

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Tens of millions of Americans are treated for depression with a dizzying array of pharmaceutical medications as well as individual and group therapies. Meantime, researchers and healthcare providers have observed an irrefutable association between the use of antidepressants and low testosterone levels in men (Low-T). Although a cause & effect relationship between antidepressants and testosterone inhibition has not been conclusively …

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Impact of TRT on the Natural Ability to Produce Testosterone

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Some men who undergo testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) worry that the cessation of the therapy can cause harmful side effects, including a compromise in the body’s natural ability to produce testosterone. Because TRT does not stimulate the body to manufacture its own testosterone, testosterone replacement therapy should be considered a long-term, rather than a temporary treatment. Nevertheless, if for whatever …

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Testosterone as a Male Contraceptive?

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Clinical trials conducted since the 1970s indicate that a form of testosterone therapy could have an application as an effective male contraceptive. Following are salient points detailing the results of those clinical trials, as described in a January, 2016 research paper co-authored by Christina Wang, Mario P.R. Festin and Ronald S. Swerdloff: “Male Hormonal Contraception: Where Are We Now?” A …

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Does TRT Cause Prostate Cancer?

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While testosterone can stimulate the spread of existing prostate cancer, studies indicate that it is unlikely that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) will cause the disease. The relationship between testosterone and prostate cancer is complex. Researchers have tested groups of men who received TRT after being diagnosed with prostate cancer (and presumably cured), as well as TRT groups who enjoyed normal …

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Aromatization and Aromatase Inhibitors

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In the human body, testosterone is converted into estradiol (a type of estrogen) by the enzyme aromatase. This natural process is known as aromatization, and occurs at increased levels in aging males. It also occurs to a higher degree when testosterone is introduced exogenously, with increasing amounts of aromatization occurrence intrinsically linked to elevated levels of testosterone. Aromatization results as …

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