– Another study found that HGH therapy was linked to a small decrease in fat and lean mass, but no change in body weight. The concluded that HGH is not an effective in obese , and more were needed.
Further, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has warned that the use of HGH for obese is not recommended.

But it does not weight loss in the obese, Nicholas Tritos, MD, who co-authored an analysis evaluating the effectiveness of HGH for weight loss in obese people.
“Our body, a small body and muscle mass, but on, weight did not change”, “he more changes are when in hormone from pituitary.”

Healthy adults who HGH themselves at risk for and muscle, swelling in legs, carpel, and insulin. In the elderly, these are more profound.

How HGH Works:
HGH is produced by the pituitary gland to fuel and. It some bodily functions, like, muscle, brain function, and metabolism, throughout life.
HGH production during the teenage years and with. obese adults have lower levels than normal-weight adults. And these HGH have some people wondering whether a of HGH could enhance weight loss, especially in the obese.
HGH has also gained a as a muscle , and its is banned in the Olympics and other, little solid evidence that it can performance.

Early Study Sparks Interest in HGH:
Interest in using HGH for weight loss from a 1990 New England Journal of Medicine study that of synthetic HGH resulted in 8.8% in muscle mass and 14% loss in body without any or . Although this study, have shown no such benefit.
In March 2003, the New England Journal of Medicine the unusual of of the 1990, reports no reason to be optimistic.
Despite this, this 1990 is still being used to promote Internet sales of HGH for weight loss.

Can a naturally occurring hormone that promotes and dieter’s. The quest for an easier weight loss has some people human hormone( HGH) in, and injections.
A few small studies have HGH with loss and muscle . But the changes a few pounds while and are not. And that HGH is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration( FDA) for weight loss.

The Bottom Line:
Using HGH for weight loss, muscle building, or anti-aging is experimental and. HGH are believed to decrease storage and increase muscle, but have not shown this to be a safe or effective weight loss remedy. Until more safety and effectiveness of using HGH for weight loss, it’s wise to avoid it.

Unfortunately, there are no magic bullets when it comes to losing weight. Healthy weight loss means taking in fewer calories than you burn in physical activity. Save your money for more fruits and vegetables, and a good pair of sneakers.

Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, is director of nutrition for WebMD.

For thirteen years, Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD, has as of nutrition for WebMD and a to WebMD Magazine. Additionally, she as a nutrition for United Healthcare, regular nutrition education through webinars, , and recipes she was a to Food& Nutrition Magazine.


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