Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment

Adult growth hormone deficiency treatment at Eddie's Pharmacy

Adults still need growth hormone, even after we stop growing, Growth hormone is a protein made by the pituitary gland that is released into the blood stream where it plays a role in healthy muscle, how our bodies collect fat (especially around the stomach area), cholesterol levels and bone density. In addition, growth hormone is needed for normal brain function.

Symptoms of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD)

A person who has too little adult growth hormone will have symptoms that include:

  • A higher level of body fat, especially around the waist
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Changes in the make up of the blood cholesterol
  • Decreased sexual function and interest
  • Fatigue
  • Feelings of being isolated from other people
  • Greater sensitivity to heat and cold
  • Less muscle (lean body mass)
  • Less strength, stamina and ability to exercise without taking a rest
  • Reduced bone density and a tendency to have more bone fractures as they get older

AGHD Replacement Therapy Explained - The goal of hormone replacement therapy for AGHD is to replace and re-balance what is absent; Endogenous Growth Hormone. Thus helping to improve body composition and metabolism.

If you have been diagnosed with AGHD, treatment is available at Eddie's Pharmacy.

Human Growth Foundation