Since the beginning of time, people have searched for things that will either help slow the clock or help them look better. According to many people, human growth hormone can help them accomplish both. Many marketers of HGH products want buyers to believe that it has the ability to reduce body fat, improve sex life, build muscle and restore vision and memory if taken at the right doses. Is this really the miracle pill that marketers claim? Unfortunately, most research shows that the hormone does not really deliver on these promises. In fact, it may produce some negative and potentially dangerous side effects for users.

 

What is HGH?

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Human growth hormone, or HGH, is produced by the pituitary gland, a small, pea-sized organ located at the base of the brain. The hormone is responsible for directing growth in both children and adolescents. It is also responsible for regulating body composition, muscle and bone growth, body fluids, and fat metabolism for individuals of all ages. It may also be responsible for regulating the heart. The level of HGH depends largely on age and development. Healthy children and teens see the highest levels of the hormone while they go through puberty. Once they reach their 20s, however, blood levels of HGH begin to steeply decrease.