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HGH Side Effects

HGH Side Effects

Although the HGH Injection prescribed at AAI Rejuvenation Clinic is 100% bio-identical, side effects of hGH are still possible in patients undergoing an hGH therapy, particularly if the protocol is not properly supervised and regulated by an expert physician.

The most common side effects are:

• Decreased appetite
• A tingling, itching, burning, or crawling sensation on your skin
• Abnormal or reduced touch sensation
• Abnormally dry skin and hair
• Hair loss
• Blurred vision
• Hoarseness or huskiness in the voice
• Voice loss
• Confusion or dizziness
• Diarrhea
• Ear infections
• Feeling cold or achy
• Depression
• Ear congestion
• Shortness of breath
• A low-to-intense fever
• Cough
• Weight gain
• Sore throat
• Constipation
• Nasal discharge
• Neck or back pain
• Nervousness
• Rapid or slow heartbeat
• Severe headache
• Shivers or chills
• Sneezing
• Sweating
• Swelling and pain at the injection site

Less common side effects are:

• Chest pain
• Joint pain
• Skeletal pain
• Muscle cramps, stiffness, or pain
• Fatigue
• Breast enlargement
• Poor concentration
• Loss of sleep
• Irritability
• Increased growth of birthmarks

Rare side effects:

• Altered vision
• Depression of the skin at the injection site
• Nausea and vomiting
• Abdominal pain and bloating
• Limp
• Pain in the hip or knee
• Swelling of hands, feet, or lower legs
• Carpal tunnel syndrome

Although many of these side effects of hGH are manageable, patients interested in undergoing hGH therapy should be aware of some potentially very serious side effects of hGH. This is why it is so important to only participate in a supervised program that includes regular blood work.

For example, there is clear evidence that the misuse or abuse of hGH can increase the risk of:

• Diabetes
• Certain types of cancer including leukemia
• Abnormal growth of organs such as the liver, kidneys, and heart
• Hypertension
• Atherosclerosis

Although these are very serious complications, if you acquired your hGH through an FDA- and HIPAA-compliant organization that utilizes reputable US-based pharmacies, participating in an individualized hGH program can lead to an array of quality of life-improving benefits. Regardless, if any of these side effects of hGH occur be sure to talk to your AAI Clinic physician. If you have any questions, you can reach us directly by filling out our Medical History Form, and someone will get back to you within 24 business hours.

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