There are several substances to reduce or minimize ageing. Human Growth Hormone is one of the many endocrine hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, melatonin and DHEA. The biological hormonal clock, known as a Hypothalamic-Pituitary relationship, is very precise and involves many hormones, which are secreted in a pulsatile or burst like fashion with brief periods of inactivity and activity interspersed. In addition, some of them have increased secretion during specific hours of the day.
One of the most important, which is produced in a natural way by our body, is Human Growth Hormone (hGH). hGH is produced by our Pituitary gland and has many positive effects throughout our life.
Human Growth Hormone (hGH) is an amino acid molecule which acts among many different tissues to promote a healthy metabolism. The main effect accomplished my hGH is performed by a related hormone called Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGH-1) which is released predominantly by the liver in response to the presence of hGH. These compounds are involved in bone growth and maintaining optimum cellular performance, as well as being a major hormone for repair and acts within different tissues to promote a healthy metabolism.
The natural level of hGH and IGF-1 decline progressively after young adulthood, leading to many of the body changes associated with ageing. Raising these levels to those associated with a younger life stage slows down the age-related decline.
Beneficial effects are decreased body fat, enhanced skin thickness, and elasticity causing reduction of wrinkles, improved healing time and reduced infection rates after trauma or surgery, as well as increased: lean muscle mass, bone mineral density, general energy levels which lead to better exercise capacity.
The best way to achieve positive anti-ageing effects using hGH is via direct injections, as a part of a strictly monitored regimen supervised by a qualified doctor. The reason for the injections is that molecules as large as hGH cannot be absorbed into the body across skin or mucous membranes, and being a very fragile molecule, hGH is digested or broken down into simpler compounds which are not active if ingested and not injected.
The first signs of positive effects such as a feeling of enhanced physical and emotional well-being occur after a few weeks of injections into your abdominal skin, similar to injecting insulin.
In summary, with hGH you have a good chance to build muscle as it helps fat melt away, which gives good shape in terms of muscle definition.
hGH treatment can be safe with minimal side effects when used accordingly to a replacement therapy protocol.