Symptoms – Side-effects of HGH



Athletes and bodybuilders are more frequently turning to human growth hormone with hopes that it will make them perform better and heal quicker.

Naturally this hormone is produced by pituitary gland stimulates growth in adolescents and children. It helps to regulate body fluids, body composition, sugar and fat metabolism, heart function and muscle and bone growth.

The most common HGH compound is somatropin. It is a powerful hormone that affects every organ. This substance is almost identical to the body’s natural hormone which is referred to as somatotropin.

Uses of HGH

This hormone was developed in the year 1985 and approved by the FDA for particular uses in adults and children. But before long others found use for it.

Actors also found somatropin and use it to maintain their youthful look and get in shape for movies.

Body builders use it in conjunction with anabolic steroids.

Athletes use this substance because of its capability to build muscle, increase stamina, and heal injuries.

HGH is normally used for those trying to retain their youth, build large masses of muscle, combat stunted growth and improve their appearance.

Symptoms and side-effects of HGH use.

If the human growth hormone is administered to adults who have normal production of natural HGH, it may lead to serious unwanted side effects because the levels in the body become too high.

Some symptoms include:

  • Development of diabetes
  • Abnormal growth of bones and internal organs such as kidney and heart
  • Hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis)
  • Hypertension
  • Breast enlargement
  • Increased growth of birth marks
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Skeletal & joint pain


The side-effects of HGH depend on the dosage and show up gradually.

The side-effects of HGH are:

  • Elevated heart rate
  • Deep sleep patterns
  • Increased sex urge
  • Pain in the joints and nerves
  • Stinging skin and numbness
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Chills
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Congestion of the ear
  • Husky voice
  • Cough that produces mucus
  • Changes in vision
  • Depression of the skin at place of injection
  • Headaches

Somatropin injection is permitted by the FDA for both children and adult patients with a medical doctors consent and prescription.

However, you will see somatropin for sale online by black market sellers who sneak it into the US to local suppliers. Generally bodybuilders who mark up the price to make money on the side.

Those that buy somatropin risk possession of a controlled substance, which is a felony. It will be hard to convince patients to tell you they are taking HGH.

They may realize you can tell they are supplementing and tell you they are taking Somatropinne.

You will have to rely on your instincts with these patients.

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