For whom does growth hormone apply?
Growth hormone deficiency is not the only condition that can be treated with growth hormone, such as medical idiopathic short stature (ISS), which refers to symmetrical short stature whose cause is not yet known.Seven indications for short stature that are not growth hormone deficiency, including Turner syndrome, prader-willi syndrome (PWS), chronic renal insufficiency and subgestational age (SGA), ISS, SHOX gene deficiency, and Noonan syndrome, have been approved by the us FDA.Ordinary people can do to see whether the lack of growth hormone, growth hormone proocation tests but provocation tests can only response to growth hormone secretion peak (i.e. secretion peak) is normal, not the total response to growth hormone secretion and growth hormone activity is normal, more do not represent growth hormone insulin growth factor axis (GH IGF) all right.In idiopathic patients, there may be some patients with growth hormone secretion disorder or hyposensitivity, or a defect in the conversion of growth hormone to IGF, or a defect in receptor sensitivity, or a defect in the operation or release of IGF of insulin-like growth factor binding protein (igfbp-3).For these reasons, the use of growth hormone therapy, to a certain extent, can correct the defects, so as to play an effective role.
What does growth hormone treatment have to note?
After growth hormone is used, still should cooperate at the same time balanced diet, sufficient sleep and right amount exercise, in order to achieve ideal effect.After the use of growth hormone, in order to ensure the effective growth promotion effect, you need to inject it every day and do it by yourself.In the process of using growth hormone therapy, reexamination should be conducted every 3-6 months, and thyroid function and blood glucose, igf-1 and igf-bp3 levels should be monitored, so as to adjust the dosage of growth hormone and detect adverse reactions in time.