Human Growth Hormone

Growth hormone (somatotropin, growth hormone, HGH, somatotropin, somatropin) – peptide hormone of the anterior pituitary, which is used in sport for forming the relief of muscle. Growth hormone or growth hormone (from the Latin catfish -. Body) gets its name from the fact that young people, it causes a marked acceleration linear (long) growth, mainly due to the growth of long tubular bones of the extremities. Basic concentration of growth hormone in the blood is 5.1 ng / ml, while the peaks can be increased to 10-20 or even 45 ng / ml.

It was first isolated in 1956. Provided growth hormone in the pituitary gland in response to a hypothalamic signal. Usually, after twenty years of production of this hormone by the body decreases. Aging is directly related to the level of growth hormone release. On average, after 20 years, every 10 years, the level of its production falls by 15%. Growth hormone has no sex differences. That is, the level is the same in both men and women. Despite the fact that the use of products containing HGH is prohibited VADO (World Anti-Doping Organization), in our country, these drugs are commercially available.

Pharmacological properties:

  • Anabolic effect – causing muscle growth
  • Anti-catabolic effect – inhibits muscle breakdown
  • Reduces body fat
  • Improves energy usage
  • Accelerates Wound Healing
  • It has the effect of rejuvenation
  • It stimulates the re-growth of the internal organs (atrophied with age)
  • Causes the growth of bones and increases the growth of young people up to 26 years (up to the closing of growth zones), strengthens bones
  • Increases in blood glucose levels
  • It strengthens the immune system

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