As its name indicates IGF-1, or insuline like growth factor-1, has similiar properties to insulin, and it has improved blood sugar profiles in type 2 diabetic patients.
High dosages of growth hormone (HGH)Â have been shown to increase insulin resistance, but IGF-1 administration actually normalized the insulin resistancein a group of healthy volunteers.
When you eat carbohydrates, your body naturally produces a hormone called
To put it in simple terms, insulin and HGH do not get along so well. When your body realizes that insulin is in the bloodstream, it will not release HGH until the insulin goes away. Here is the problem with doing that close to bedtime. You naturally get a burst of HGH in the first hours of sleep. If you eat carbs close to bedtime, this will increase the insulin in your bloodstream and your HGH release will be limited. You do not want that. Cut the carbs out a few hours before bedtime.
Related to these efforts is the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE): AACE is a professional medical organization with more than 6,200 members in
the United States and 92 other countries. Founded in 1991, AACE is dedicated to the optimal care of patients with endocrine problems. AACE clinical endocrinologists advanced, specialized training enable them to be experts in the care of endocrine disease such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth hormone deficiency, osteoporosis, cholesterol disorders, hypertension and obesity. For further information about AACE, visit www.aace.com.
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Take a look at this information regardingÂ HGHÂ used to help treat obesity:Â
A new meta-analysis indicated the safety and efficacy of recombinant human growth hormone (HGH)Â therapy in obese adults. Researchers used Cochrane, EMBASE, Medline and other databases to identify published results that indicated the effects of recombinant human growth hormone (HGH) as obesity therapy. The meta-analysis revealed that obese patients assigned to recombinant HGH experienced significant changes in body composition, such as decreases in fat mass (â€“0.9 kg), percent body fat (â€“1%), visceral adipose area (â€“22.8 cm2) and increases in lean body mass (1.8 kg). Lipid profile also improved with administration of recombinant HGH, with significant decreases in total cholesterol (â€“7 mg/dL) and LDL (â€“9 mg/dL).Â Further, obese patients experienced increases in fasting plasma glucose (3 mg/dL) and insulin (1.9 mcU/mL); however, improvements in insulin were only observed in short-term studies.
Human growth hormone (hgh) is released by the pituitary gland and is primarily released during your deepest levels of sleep.Â Human growth hormone (hgh)Â is responsible for lean muscle and body fat regulation.
The average human needs 8.3 hours of sleep per night, but only gets 6.9 hours. Aside from the short term affect of fatigue from less than adequate sleep; sleep-deprived people suffer long term affects of insulin resistance, obesity, stimulant abuse and an increase in cancer and diabetes.
We have always been told that to lose weight wisely, we must eat in moderation and exercise on a regular basis. This, by and large, is still so. Obviously, there are individual interpretations of â€˜moderationâ€™ and â€˜regularâ€™. In addition to these words of wisdom, consumers are told to â€œget quality sleepâ€. What does this mean and how do you get it? Quality sleep is long enough in duration and allows for gentle and appropriate transitions in the levels of sleep. The dream Diet is all about your hormones, including human growth hormone (hgh).
Â Dr. Ronald Klatz discusses how exercise can increase human growth hormone (hgh) production:
Exercise sends a wake-up call to your pituitary. Just getting started in a running program or weight lifting will stimulate your pituitary gland to secrete higher growth hormone (hgh)Â levels. The way exercise works to stimulate growth hormone (hgh)Â is not understood, according to Stephen Borst and his associates at the University of Florida. They suggest such possible mediators as low blood sugar, lactate accumulation, and release of beta endorphins.
Here is an excerpt from Grow Young With HGHÂ by Dr. Ronald Klatz, where he talks about just a few of the benefits of human growth hormone (HGH):
Two 1997 double-blind clinical studies showed that recombinant IGF-1 injections (HGH)Â can markedly reduce the need for insulin by up to 45 percent in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).
IGF-1 also lowered the total cholesterol and triglycerides after only four days of treatment.
Â Let’s take a look at what HGH can do for us as we get older:
Although HGH’s main function is to promote growth in childhood, HGH is still important once adulthood is reached. In adults as well as in children, HGH helps regulate metabolism â€” a critical chemical process through which the body turns food into energy, tissue or waste products. HGH assists in transporting molecules, conserving sugars, building proteins, and breaking down fats. Not only is the HGH produced in your body vital to maintaining healthy body composition, it also contributes to proper bone density, heart muscle function, and ratios of “good” to “bad” cholesterol, all of which are important to reduce the risk of such conditions as high cholesterol and osteoporosis.
Â We found information on how HGH, insulin, and calorie intake may alter your life expectancy:
A number of studies have shown that restricting calories increases the lifespan of animals, but the biological basis for this has remained elusive. A new report hints that growth hormone, as well as insulin, are key factors in the life-extending effects of calorie restriction. “The implication … for pharmaceutical development would be that the signaling pathways of growth hormone (HGH) and insulin may be logical targets for development of anti-aging medicine,” Dr. Andrezej Bartke from Southern Illinois University in Springfield told Reuters Health.Â Bartke’s team tested whether growth hormone (HGH)Â and insulin are tied to the life-extending effects of calorie restriction in a series of experiments with normal mice and mutant mice deficient in growth hormone (HGH). The mutant mice do not express the receptor for growth hormoneÂ (and are therefore growth hormone resistant), have profoundly suppressed insulin levels, and are known to live longer and age more slowly than normal mice, the researchers note in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Â As expected, the team observed that restricting food increases longevity in normal healthy mice. Reduced feeding increased lifespan by about 19 percent in normal male mice and by about 28 percent in normal female mice.Â However, in sharp contrast to its effects in normal mice, calorie restriction failed to increase lifespan in mutant mice lacking growth hormone (HGH)Â receptor. “The present findings show that growth hormone resistant mice fail to respond normally to calorie restriction, a very effective life-extending intervention,” Bartke said.Â “The key implication of this study is that growth hormone receptor and thus presumably the normal, physiological actions of growth hormone (HGH)Â are important in regulation of aging and life span,” Bartke said. The team also found that calorie restriction for 12 months improves insulin sensitivity in normal mice but fails to further enhance the “remarkable insulin sensitivity” in growth hormone knockout mice.
The presence of insulin in the bloodstream has been shown to be an antagonist of HGH in the bloodstream. What this means is that the higher the insulin levels are in your bloodstream, the more suppressed your natural HGH levels may be. Basically, insulin and HGH do not co-exist well in the bloodstream: the more of one, the less of the other. When you eat high glycemic foods, more insulin is shot into the bloodstream. This could limit the your natural production of HGH which is the opposite of what we want to do. So the
answer to this dilemma is to eat the bulk of your carbohydrates from the low glycemic index category. Examples of low gylcemic foods include a lot of fruits: apples,
peaches, grapes, any type of berry, pears, apricots. Other ones include slow-cooking oatmeal, yams, lentils, and most green vegetables.
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