Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment San Diego, CA
Human Growth Hormone is completely manufactured substance that intently looks like the chemical of a similar name normally created by the pituitary organ up in the base of the human mind. In spite of the fact that it intently takes after the chemical which the pituitary organ creates, its impact is various and inescapable. Human Growth Hormone is the protein chemical that is essentially integrated of 190 amino acids It is a huge part responsible for a couple of complex physiologic cycles, including improvement and assimilation. Improvement compound is similarly of huge interest as a medication used in the two individuals and animals.
HGH has many functions in the human body, including growth and metabolism. Hormones regulate various bodily processes such as growth and development, sexual function, reproduction etc., but HGH is one of those hormones which can play a major role on your mood too! Different people have different levels of this hormone throughout the day depending on their activity level or physical exertion during that time period. For example: when you are sleeping at night, the amount will be higher than while you're sitting idle all day long; so, if exercise causes it to rise naturally for some individuals, then there's no need for supplements after all—or maybe just don't get lazy with your workouts?
Due to excessive use of human growth hormone or due to deficiency of HGH one has to face the disease state. In case of shortage of HGH it not only results in deficiency of growth hormone but it results in target cell’s reaction to the hormone. Shortage of HGH may lead towards dwarfism.
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Growth Hormone Deficiency occurs when the pituitary gland does not produce enough amount of hormone in body of children or adult. The deficiency of growth hormone leads to many diseases and show up many symptoms. If these symptoms are treated earlier, it doesn’t lead to serious problem rather if these symptoms left untreated these can lead to dwarfism or delayed puberty. Growth Hormone Deficiency not effect adults more than children. There are so many symptoms of growth hormone deficiency which are being shown by different age group. Some of symptoms are common in children and some are most obvious in adults.
The symptoms of growth hormone deficiency are very much visible.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Symptoms
The growth hormone deficiency symptoms in children are as follow
- Hair growth is sluggish
- Tooth development
- Chubbiness more than usual
- Fats around stomach and face
- Appearance of child is elder as compared to the age
- Delayed puberty
If these symptoms are taken into consideration at the early stages these can be cured not letting the situation get more worse. Optimal Hormone therapy is providing the team of professional doctors to spread awareness about growth hormone deficiency to the parents of the children and to show them the right way to deal with these situations by doing their consultation at clinics situated in San Diego, CA.
Like children, adults too show up symptoms in them if they are going through the growth hormone deficiency. Either one single symptom or combination of the symptoms shown up by adults. The symptoms are as follow
- Low energy
- Baldness in men
- Heart problems
- Low concentration
- Lack of Memory
- Dry skin
- High level of cholesterol
- Insulin resistance
- Decreased muscle mass and strength
- Reduced bone density which makes one suspects of osteoporosis
- Decreased attention towards sexual functions
- Increase in weight
- Sensitivity towards heat and cold
It is stated that not everyone going through growth hormone deficiency will end up by showing same symptoms, they will be either showing same or different symptoms. Our team of doctors in San Diego, CA is always there for your assistance to examine the symptoms and guide you the right way for dealing with this growth hormone deficiency.
Population affected by Growth Hormone Deficiency
There are a lot of people around the world that are affected by the growth hormone deficiency. Approximately about 6000 of adults are being affected with growth hormone deficiency every year. For about 100,000 adults get affected by growth hormone deficiency annually. But from this number of populations effected by the growth hormone deficiency only 2 of cases are being children growth hormone deficiency.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment
Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment are short-term and long-term both. The growth hormone deficiency treatment was successfully conducted by the doctors in late 1960’s when synthetic hormones were being used for the treatment. Now days natural hormones are being used for treating the growth hormone deficiency. The natural hormones are being injected in the fatty tissues of the patient to treat growth hormone deficiency. The use of injections for treating growth hormone deficiency have short-term and long-term results.
The long-term use of injections in some cases may lead to diabetes, for the one who is having a family history against this disease. Only the physician can tell for how long to go with the treatment by examining the level of hormone in the body.
Some people which are suffering from on-set children growth hormone deficiency will have to take the hormone injections for short-term because they are being treated at the start stage. Some take injections unless their puberty age come. But some people have to take injections for long term because their growth hormone deficiency symptoms are being treated at very last stage. If the symptoms are not being treated at the start the use of injections for treating growth hormone deficiency is for whole life.
So, to avoid all these circumstances do make sure that you are consulting to a certified consultant having good knowledge about the benefits, side effects and the doses of the human growth hormone. Our team at San Diego, CA is providing free consultation to the patients for their good.
Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment Guidelines
There are some guidelines that are important to be followed by the doctor or physician for treating growth hormone deficiency. These guidelines are being given by specialists according the conditions regarding the patient. Some of the guidelines for treating growth hormone deficiency are as follow
- Weight-based or body-surface are to be considered for dosing of Growth Hormone to the children having growth hormone deficiency.
- With respect to the individualization of subsequent dosing the recommendation for the first dose to the patient having growth hormone deficiency is 0.16-0.24 mg/kg/per week. This is the initial dose which is recommended strongly by the doctors for the patient who are going for the having the treatment for very first time. This dose may differ for every patient according to the condition they are being going through.
- For this recommendation the first thing is to measure the IGF-I serum. This is measured to check the adherence of the serum with the growth hormone dose given in the body. The IGF-I level is checked time to time. It is conditional requirement to check if the IGF-I level is increasing in the body after giving the doses, one should less the dose of growth hormone in the pubertal stage.
- It is strongly recommended that while puberty the dose of growth hormone should be increase from the initial dose given to the patient. The dose level should be 0.7 mg/kg/per week in every child having growth hormone deficiency.
- We suggest that GH treatment at pediatric portions not proceed past achievement of a development speed under 2-2.5 cm/year. The choice to cease pediatric dosing before fulfillment of this development speed ought to be individualized. This is also one of the strong recommendations.
These treatment guidelines are being followed by every doctor around the globe. At the same time our doctors which are providing this service of growth hormone deficiency treatment in San Diego, CA and many other countries follow these pediatric growth hormone deficiency treatment guidelines.
What is the outlook for adults with delayed growth?
The outlook of your children/adult depends upon the conditions one is going and the when you have started taking the treatment. If you have diagnosed the symptoms at the very start phase you can claim that your child will have good height-stature. But if you delayed on taking the treatment it could lead to many complications.
So, the only person who can help you is your doctor with whom you can consult about the conditions of your child and the overall treatment plan they will give to your child for dealing with growth hormone deficiency. Our doctors at San Diego, CA will provide you with all services related treating growth hormone deficiency under the standard guidelines.