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HGH Therapy for Arthritis

HGH Therapy for Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition that can cause painful swelling of the joints, reduced mobility, stiffness, and even joint degeneration. The use of HGH therapy for arthritis is one way to restore pain-free movement for many people.

The most common forms of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. We will go into extensive detail about using HGH treatment for arthritis of these types below. HGH therapy is not recommended for use to treat psoriatic or septic arthritis.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • In rheumatoid arthritis, the body begins to attack itself
    • This is an autoimmune disease
    • Immune system sees the synovium (lining of joint tissue) as an invader

RA often starts in the:

  • Hands
  • Wrists
  • Feet
  • Ankles

RA can spread to other healthy synovial areas in the:

  • Elbows
  • Hips
  • Jaw
  • Knee
  • Neck
  • Shoulders
  • Organs, including lungs and eyes
  • Muscles
  • Tendons
  • Ligaments
  • Growth hormone deficiency affects RA by reducing cellular support of the muscles, synovium, joints, and bones
  • People with RA and GH deficiency may suffer from accelerated symptoms and degeneration
  • Symptoms may include:
    • Loss of flexibility and mobility
    • Pain
    • Tenderness
    • Stiffness
    • Fatigue
    • Weakness
    • Appetite loss
    • Muscle and bone loss

HGH treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is not a cure, but it does provide effective benefits that can improve mobility and reduce pain.

  • Osteoarthritis

The most common form of arthritis
Also known as degenerative joint disease

  • Causes include:
    • Wear and tear due to aging
    • Joint infection
    • Injury to the joint
    • Excessive overuse of a particular joint
  • Cartilage, muscles, and tissues that rely on growth hormone for cell reproduction suffer when GH deficiency reduces the availability of new cells
  • Joints become stiff, and connecting bones begin to rub together without enough cartilage to serve as a cushion
  • As bones interact, they become weak
  • Small pieces of bones can break off, forming bone spurs
  • A person may experience periods of remission followed by flare-ups
  • Joint degeneration will continue to worsen

Localized pain may appear in any of the following areas:

  • Ankles
  • Back
  • Hands
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Neck
  • Spine

For individuals with osteoarthritis, human growth hormone therapy supplies an increased amount of new cells to rebuild cartilage that cushions the joints. Bone strengthening also occurs.

Benefits of Using HGH for Arthritis

Certain benefits of using HGH therapy for arthritis should not be overlooked when a person is also diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency.

Arthritis can lead to swelling in the body’s soft, connective tissues. As this occurs, flexibility declines. With a reduction in cartilage, the bones begin rubbing together. The bones continue to weaken.

Typical treatments such as anti-inflammatories and pain medications mask the situation. They may provide some relief, but they do nothing to address the degeneration that occurs with arthritis.

HGH treatment for arthritis provides an entirely different approach. It gets to the crux of the problem by targeting the affected joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, tissues, and cartilage. HGH stimulates the liver to increase production of insulin growth factor 1 – a crucial mediator of the effects of human growth hormone in the body.

Together, these two hormones go to work stimulating cell reproduction and division. As that occurs, crucial chondrocytes (cartilage cells) and osteoblasts (bone cells) form to strengthen the structural integrity of the body.

The new chondrocytes help to thicken the layers of cartilage that cushion the joints. This reduces the friction caused by bones rubbing together. Range of motion improves, and pain subsides. While all of this occurs, new lean muscle mass and improved bone density help to increase movement. Finally, a person will see a reduction in the risk of osteoporosis.

HGH therapy is only beneficial when the body has a legitimate deficiency of growth hormone. It will not be helpful for people suffering from arthritis if their bodies currently have a normal level of HGH and IGF-1. Blood analysis is the tool hormone doctors use to measure HGH levels.

To find out more or schedule a blood test at a lab near you, please contact the hormone specialists at Greenberg Health for a complimentary consultation.