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Human Growth Hormone And Lipodistrophy

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Growth Hormone Could Reduce Fat Deposits Caused by HIV Treatment, JAMA Study Finds

Low doses of human growth hormone can reverse some of the abnormal fat distribution caused by HIV treatment and lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but the hormone could increase the risk of side effects in people who have early stages of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Next Generation of Human Growth Hormone

Every Tuesday night for three years I drove to Beverly Hills, sat in a room, and listened to five other middle-aged men discuss their lives. I didn't expect group therapy to last for years. With every passing season, we all got a little older: a few... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Danger: Counterfeit Serostim® (Human Growth Hormone)

On May 17 Serono, Inc. and the U.S. FDA warned that new counterfeit drug labeled Serostim had been found. There had been a warning of a previous case of counterfeit Serostim in January of this year. From the press release: "Serono, Inc. and the U.S.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HGH - Human Growth Hormone and AIDS

Dear Mr. Vergel:What do you hear or know from experience about somatropin or human growth hormone. Is it all that and a bag of chips like they say on the radio? Does it reverse aging, wasting etc? What about the over the counter preparations...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Keith:Growth hormone is approved for HIV related wasting. It really has not shown any "anti-aging" properties, no matter what the promises are. It has also shown some promise to reduce visceral fat (internal fat in the belly) due to... Read more »

homeopathic human growth hormone and inmune enhencer

Im on Haart treatment homeopathic human growth hormone and inmune enhencer alternative medicine can be taken with agenerase, sustivaand ziagen in order to increasemy energy and stamina. thanks.Interfers with my HAART??...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I don't think that we know for sure, but the use of homeopathic amounts of medications usually does not only not interact with HIV medications, but doesn't have clinical benefit.Remember, that usless the specific drug-drug interaction has... Read more »

Human Growth Hormone

I've asked my MD and Pharmacist and neither has much information on hGh (with the exception of Serostim), whether there is anything to the general health claims made by companies who offer these in the aural form. Are you aware if there is...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There is not much chance that growth hormone would be absorbed orally, although nasal inhalation of some hormones may be possible. I don't know of any research on growth hormone in HIV other than that of serostim. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »

Can Human Growth Hormone Help Neuropathy

I am a 33 year old male with severe neuropathy in my legs. According to my doctor, I am also wasting. Can HGH help or better yet, can it make my neuropathy worse. Ive never heard anything on this subject....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I know of no evidence that human growth hormone can make neuropathy either better or worse. Common side effects from HGH are aches and pains in joints and muscles, but not worsening of nerve damage.... Read more »
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crazy question - hormones of pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I am an hiv negative wife of a positive man. We found out he was positive when I was 3 months pregant and found he when he was converting. I completely freaked out and was so mad at him for cheating and getting it and putting the baby at... Read more »

serotism and weight training

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been injecting 6mg of Serostim [somatropin (rDNA origin) ] daily for just one
week to date. I would like to hear from other guys who either are presently, or have in
the past used serostim for increasing LBM and... Read more »

treatment

Posted by Anonymous
i was wondering if any one had some extra growth hormone i would like to buy it and try to slow down the wasting. please e-mail.proctorbrad@hotmail.com

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Serostim and Exercise

Posted by WillinFTL
I just started Serostim (growth Hormone) and need some help in starting an exercise program. If anyone knows the best way to exercise and see the best results from Sterostim, Please send information. Thanks

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