Include causes symptoms. Low growth hormone in adults,

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Include causes and symptoms. Low growth hormone in adults, causing rapid aging, osteoporosis

don’t want to get old fast have strong bones and muscles good metabolic system Must not do behaviors that risk causing Growth Hormone to be low! The (GH or Human; HGH) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. It is a hormone that is important for both childhood and adult growth. Especially when getting older, the body will produce less. Causing aging faster and risking many diseases as well as increasing body fat and raising blood sugar levels.

The cause of low growth hormone

The body has low growth hormone or lack. It is usually caused by damage to the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. (Hypothalamus), which controls the pituitary gland. This damage may be attributable to a brain tumor. These tumors are usually located in the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus of the brain. including severe head injuries, infections, radiation therapy problems with the blood supply to the pituitary gland including injury to the pituitary gland These are all contributing to low. In addition, our various lifestyles such as staying up late, not getting enough sleep, obesity, high fat and sugar. It also contributes to low growth hormones as well UFABET.

Symptoms of low growth hormone

  • decreased muscle mass
  • decreased bone strength
  • decreased bone density 
  • osteoporosis
  • have low energy levels
  • being tired and fatigued
  • low exercise tolerance
  • have problems with memory and concentration
  • have depression or anxiety
  • Increased level of bad cholesterol or LDL
  • high triglyceride levels
  • weight and fat gain especially around the waist
  • decreased potency or desire for sex
  • have heart health problems
  • have insulin resistance
  • dry and sensitive skin
  • sensitive to heat and cold

Growth Hormone (GH) 

Or growth hormone is a type of hormone produced by the pituitary gland and sent into the bloodstream. It plays an important role in the growth of the body. It is a hormone that influences height and strength of muscles and bones.

Causes of growth hormone deficiency in children

Children with deficiency Caused by abnormalities of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus, or sometimes the hormone levels in the blood may be normal but resistance is present. Causing to not work (GH insensitivity) divided into

1. Congenital deficiency such as

  • The pituitary gland is small or abnormally shaped.
  • Some genetic diseases cause abnormal hormone production or abnormal function of growth hormone.
  • I don’t know why

2. Disorders that occur later (Acquired deficiency) such as

  • The tumor presses on the pituitary gland.
  • brain infection
  • Accidents and severe head injuries
  • brain surgery
  • Receiving radiotherapy for the pituitary gland

How is growth hormone deficiency in children treated?

Treatment of deficiency in children In addition to treating the underlying disease that can be corrected, such as surgical treatment of pituitary tumors There is also a treatment by giving synthetic growth hormone.

synthetic It is a substance that is used to increase the level of such hormones in patients who lack hormones. Your doctor will administer this synthetic via subcutaneous injection. every day before going to bed once a day Before receiving the hormone, the patient will be tested for deficiency.

Injection of synthetic in children will help stimulate the growth of the child more normally. in patients with deficiency After injection, it will increase height by 10-12 cm in the first year and 7-9 cm/year in the 2nd and 3rd year. Because if used improperly, it can cause side effects as well.