Human Growth Hormone Can Cause Diabetes

With all the talk lately about both professional athletes and celebrities who are being named as users of the human growth hormone (HGH), I thought it would be a good idea to talk about the findings which show that human growth hormone causes diabetes.

Studies are showing that excess levels of HGH can cause some pretty serious health problems. Human Growth Hormone effects many areas of the body which includes effecting the maintenance and function of pancreatic islets. So does this mean that everyone who has used HGH will develop diabetes? Coach Wade Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys did.

No. When used appropriately human growth hormone will most likely not up your chances for developing diabetes. But, we’re not really talking about using human growth hormone appropriately are we? We’re talking about the recent investigation into professional athletes and celebrities using HGH for purposes other than what it is intended for.

Administered at higher doses the human growth hormone can have some pretty positive side effects. These include: lower body fat, increased muscle mass, increased energy, restoring elasticity in skin, positively effecting the general mood of a person, ability to health from injury quicker and the ability to fight off common illnesses more effectively. Sounds pretty good right?

Along with the good comes the bad. Here are some possible negative side effects of HGH when administered at higher doses: pituitary tumors, thickening of bones in the jaw, toes and finger known as acromegaly which in turn causes problems of it’s own, muscle weakness, INSULIN RESISTANCE, TYPE 2 DIABETES, enlarging of the heart, and reduced sexual function. Those are some pretty serious negative side effects caused by HGH. Not to mention all the bad feelings people will have toward you for some reason like all the celebrities taking HGH controversy.

Excess use of the human growth hormone is not only used by celebrities and professional athletes. Body builders have been using HGH for years to increase their muscle gain and the anti-aging aspects of HGH has been catching on like wildfire lately. I guess that’s no so surprising considering the last big craze was to inject botulism into the “problem areas” on your face in order to paralyze the muscle and create a smoother look…botox anyone?

In an age when diabetes has reached near epidemic proportions it’s alarming to me to see that there are people willingly upping their chances of developing diabetes be it for fame, their profession, or for vanity.

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