HGH or human growth hormone is a peptide hormone, which is naturally produced by the pituitary glands that are located just below the brain. These hormones are released in order to maintain and grow almost all the body cells, and hence it is often reckoned as the 'master hormone'. HGH is pretty important for cell and tissue repair, muscle healing, muscle building, mental health, brain functions, bone strengthening, maintaining proper energy levels, as well as the rate of metabolism. The rate of HGH secretion is typically higher during the childhood and teenage, but once we cross 30s, the levels in the body start dropping dramatically. This deficiency results into premature aging, lack of energy and weight gain. HGH pills are endorsed in the same regard.
Do They Work?
HGH supplements were originally available in the form of very costly injections, but now one can find various sorts of supplements, such as injections, capsules, and sprays. Along with these, many pills are also available which contain other beneficial substances like resveratrol, acai berries, GTF chromium, L-arginine, colostrum, etc. All these substances help in cell regeneration, increasing bone density, reducing body fat, and providing a better sleep, which is key to a better health. All these substances increase the growth hormone secretion, and reduce the signs of aging.
Due to the same reasons, there is an increased usage of these pills for bodybuilding, getting a leaner body, for a younger looking skin, increasing energy, getting a strong immune system, strengthening the bone structure, increasing libido, memory retention, and weight loss. Such supplements are also recommended for people and children with several health complications like osteoporosis, Turner's syndrome, and Prader-Willi syndrome. People often suggest these pills for height, but sadly there is not much proof to support such claims.
There are mixed reviews that create a sort of dubious state amongst the people who want to use such HGH supplements. First of all, HGH pills are USFDA approved, which is the reason why they are so popular and are supposedly reliable. However, dosage and reliability of the brand that you select, affects greatly on the pros and cons of the human growth hormone pills.
Some of the possible side effects are pretty serious and hence they should never be neglected. These side effects include: herpes, nerve pain, reduced sperm count or impotency, hypoglycemia, several sorts of cancer, potassium depletion, abnormal hair growth, swollen chest tissues, gynecomastia, skin thickness, water retention, carpal tunnel syndrome, joint pain, acromegaly (overgrowth of bones), liver diseases, insomnia, increased severity of some mental conditions like mood disorders, hypothyroidism, etc.
These side effects are observed due to improper dosage or low quality brands. Some local level brands are not aware about the recommended dosage and hence their products contain very low or very high levels of HGH. People who use such products without proper medical intervention are often subject to some of the aforementioned side effects. There are only two ways to avoid all these side effects. One is to use only the reliable brands that are well aware about the recommended dosage and that are free from any fillers and contaminants. Secondly, you always need to consult a health care professional prior to popping such potentially risky medications.
Some of the popular brands include: HGH Advanced, GenF20 Plus, GenFX, HGH Energiser, Provacyl (for men), etc. However, as I mentioned earlier, always consult a knowledgeable health care provider before opting for any such artificial hormone stimulators. It is the best way to stay away from their possible side effects. Take care!
Disclaimer: This article is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.