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Growth hormone therapy vs. HRT: What’s the difference?   Human growth hormone (HGH) supports childhood growth and helps maintain tissues and organs throughout life. HGH is produced by the pituitary gland—a pea-sized gland at the base of the brain. Around middle age, however, the pituitary gland begins to decrease the amount of growth hormone it produces.   Human growth hormone therapy can increase muscle mass and reduce the amount of body fat in healthy, older adults. But, this therapy has some side effects for men, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), increased resistance to insulin, swelling in the arms and legs (edema), muscle and joint pain, and enlargement of breast tissue.   Instead of traditional growth hormone therapy, which, in addition to the abovementioned side effects, can

The Aging-Self and Testosterone Replacement Therapy Has your doctor diagnosed you with low testosterone (low T)? Or maybe you’re experiencing symptoms and simply educating yourself at this point. Regardless of where you are in the process, learning more about testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may help you as you move forward. You’re likely already aware that TRT is administered in different ways. These include patches, gels, and injections. Each administration method has its risks and benefits, and it is important to find the best option for you. The following information will help you better understand the differences and whether you should consider testosterone injections, patches, or gels.   What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? TRT is a method of returning testosterone within the body to normal, healthy