Written by Benjamin Lee - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Consultant - February 07, 2023
Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is a naturally occurring hormone that helps regulate tissue growth and plays a role in bone formation and remodeling. It is essential for maintaining healthy bones, aiding in the growth of cartilage and increasing bone density.
Although research has not been able to definitively prove that HGH directly increases bone thickness, many studies suggest that it does help maintain strong bones over time.
Studies have shown that there may be a link between HGH levels and increased bone strength due to its role in regulating cell growth and development. Higher HGH levels were associated with an increase in the number of active osteoblasts—cells responsible for building new bone material—as well as thicker trabecular (spongy) bones in adults. Some research also suggests that higher levels of HGH lead to an increase in cortical (dense) bones, which are more resistant to fractures and help keep bones strong as we age.
Increasing the strength of our bones can provide many potential health benefits. Stronger bones mean less risk of fracture or breakage, which can lead to improved mobility and posture, especially in older patients. Improved bone strength can also reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis—a condition characterized by weakened and brittle bones—and other age-related bone diseases like arthritis.
In addition to taking Human Growth Hormone supplements, there are other steps you can take to ensure your bones remain strong:
At BHRT Pro Center our expert endocrinologists will assess your needs individually and design a personalized treatment plan that includes Human Growth Hormone supplementation if necessary along with nutritional advice and an individualized exercise plan depending on your body's needs and health condition.* We’ll work closely with you every step of the way so you can start enjoying improved health sooner rather than later! Contact us today for more information about how we can help improve your overall health through optimizing your hormone balance.**Individual results may vary