What is Human Growth Hormone?
Growth hormone is a protein which plays a role in healthy muscle, how our bodies metabolize and distribute fat (especially around the waist, effects the ratio of high density to low density lipoproteins in our cholesterol levels and bone density. In addition, growth hormone is needed for normal brain function, blood sugar regulation, and tissue repair.
How do I know if my levels of Growth Hormone are low?
Do you have any of these symptoms?
- Unexplained weight gain or high levels of body fat, especially around the waist
- Persistent injuries or inability to heal
- Low exercise tolerance, loss of strength
- Hair loss or thinning
- Sensitivity to cold or heat
- High LDL cholesterol and triglycerides
- High blood pressure
- A decrease in libido (sex drive)
- Osteoporosis or osteopenia
- A decrease in your enjoyment of life
- A feeling of getting or looking older
- Insomnia or difficulty sleeping
If you have any of the above symptoms your growth hormone may be low.
What will increasing my Human Growth Hormone levels do for me?
- Increase energy, endurance and sports performance
- Improve healing from injuries and strenuous workouts
- Improve mood, mental clarity and memory
- Weight loss, and increased muscle mass
- Improve sexual experience and libido
- Younger looking skin and thicker hair
- Lower high blood pressure
- Lower cholesterol
- Increase bone density
- Improve sleep
- Improve zest for life
- Improve the ability to deal with stress
- Increase immune system function
- Decrease pain
How did my levels get low in the first place?
Hormonally and physically speaking, your body peaks around the age of 25. After that, your body produces fewer hormones. This decline over time results in the effects of aging that we generally see in people. Chronic stress, environmental toxins, poor diet and lack of physical activity can also add to the imbalance.
How long before I see results?
Symptoms will start to improve in as few as 14 days. We recommend practicing a healthy and active lifestyle as well as our therapy. On a program like this your life can be transformed in as little as 4-6 weeks.
Is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy safe?
When done correctly, and under medical supervision, supporting your body to produce the levels which it used to do naturally when you were younger, is very safe. Our optimal program includes supplements to help the body most efficiently produce its own growth hormone, and lessen the possibility of negative side effects.
How is it administered?
The Growth Hormone secreting factors are administered by daily injection under the skin with a very small needle.
How often do you take it?
You take it daily, right before bedtime.
I took the test, and think my levels are low. Now what?
Take the first step to improving your health and call us at 916-241-9325 to make your appointment or visit us at www.humanreconstruction.com to make an appointment online.
How much does the treatment cost?
Depending on the program you choose the price including labs, the medication costs between $300 to $500 a month depending upon dosage.
What insurance providers do you accept?
The office does not accept medical insurance because we do not believe insurance companies should control your healthcare, you and your doctors should. We can however provide you with the necessary paperwork to file with your insurance company.
I made my first appointment what can I expect?
Office forms including a health history questionnaire are to be filled out. Next labs will be drawn to determine your IGF-1 levels. Then a doctor will review your medical history and perform a thorough physical exam.
How long will it take?
Your initial visit takes about 30 minutes.
When will I know my lab results?
Results take about 3-7 days to process. The office will call you with results as soon as they arrive.