Is HGH really a miracle cure for the effects of old age?

I have begun my own investigation into this panacea for aging.
I wanted to find out which products, if any, can truly deliver on the claims that are made.

Many researchers believe that the drop in our HGH levels is what causes many health problems and diseases associated with modern aging – such as weight gain, reduced energy, muscle loss, wrinkles, declining mental alertness, weakened immune system, vision problems and more. There is clearly a direct correlation between declining HGH levels and increased signs of aging. It makes common sense then to increase the levels of human Growth Hormone

Here are three common options for increasing HGH levels

Human growth hormone injections
Human growth hormone oral sprays
Herbal supplements which boost your body’s HGH levels naturally

What are the pros and cons of each method? Which methods actually work?

Let’s take a closer look…

METHOD 1: HGH Injections

Evidence from several well-known studies does suggest that HGH injections do work but there are several drawbacks to using them.

Synthetic HGH is injected into the body, usually 2 to 3 times per day.
The average cost per injection is $27.00; thus, it costs $54.00 – $81.00 per day to use injectable HGH.Recombinant (injectable) growth hormone is a drug that is available by prescription only. The reason you cannot claim this on your health insurance is that you are not treating a “classified disease”, and so insurance will not cover Human frowth hormone injections. That means that you have to bear the entire cost of the treatment.

Injections that use synthetic (scientifically engineered) HGH are not natural which means you are introducing a large amount of foreign hormone into the human body, and there is bound to be a risk of side effects.

On July 5, 1990 a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that some patients undergoing injections suffered from various adverse side effects, though these things are always hard to prove conclusively.

Pros: Injectable HGH is known to work.
Cons: Injectable HGH is very expensive, painful, time-consuming, requires a prescription and can have serious side effects

METHOD 2: Synthetic HGH Oral Sprays

There is no evidence to suggest that these types of oral sprays work.
Synthetic HGH oral spray is sprayed directly into the mouth, but there are several well-documented reasons as to why synthetic hgh oral sprays are unlikely to work. Growth hormone is a large, unstable molecule that can’t pass through membranes in the mouth which implies that it cannot be absorbed orally.

Additionally getting the exact dosage is virtually impossible with a spray, which is important with HGH replacement therapy. Though this is of lesser concern given that the dosage provided in a synthetic HGH spray is well below therapeutic levels (far less than with injections). Some synthetic HGH sprays also contain potentially dangerous binders and fillers as well which experts believe should be avoided if possible. The sprays also leave an unpleasant taste in the mouth.

Pros: No advantage proven.
Cons: Expensive though ineffective with possible adverse side effects and potentially dangerous binders and fillers.

METHOD 3: HGH Releasers (Herbal Supplements)

Recent studies have shown that some HGH Releasers are effective, offering virtually the same level of benefits one would derive from very much more expensive HGH injections. With herbal HGH Releasers, a combination of herbal supplements is ingested in tablet or capsule form. Pills are ingested before sleep at night, as HGH production in the pituitary gland is most active during sleep.

HGH Releasers do not contain synthetic HGH found in injections or sprays. They only contain natural herbal ingredients that are in the right combination found to stimulate the pituitary gland, causing it to produce more abundant levels of your body’s own growth hormone.

Most experts believe that HGH Releasers are much safer than injections or sprays which inject a foreign hormone into the body. HGH Releasers have been proven to stimulate increased production of your body’s own growth hormones. Because of this, adverse side effects you would receive from other forms of HGH replacement are unlikely.

Pros: Herbal HGH Releasers have been to be very effective in several recent studies. HGH Releasers are very much cheaper than injections or oral sprays and with no side effects. Herbal HGH Releasers currently do not require a prescription.

Cons: As with any treatments you must remember to take them at night before you go to sleep.

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