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A Closer Look At Growth Hormones Deficiency

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An Introduction To Adult Growth Hormones

Your adult growth hormones (also known as 'Human Growth Hormones' or 'HGH') are produced by your pituitary gland.

Your growth hormones are important for many things in your body including:

  • your sleep
  • your energy
  • your metabolism
  • your mental and physical health
  • your tissue repair and muscle growth
  • your brain function
  • and your body's healing.

Basically, your Growth Hormones are crucial for your health!

You produce the majority of your Growth Hormones during your delta-wave-present 'deep sleep' phase. So if you're not sleeping deeply enough (as many CFS & FMS sufferers don't) then you're probably not producing enough growth hormones.

In other words, if you suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /ME /Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia, you may well have a growth hormones deficiency.

"The Growth Hormones Deficiency Link"

What makes this even more interesting is that some of the symptoms of growth hormones deficiency are extremely similar to the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. In fact, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Growth Hormones Deficiency have the following symptoms in common:

  • exhaustion (adult growth hormones deficiency, CFS & FM symptom)
  • weak muscles (adult growth hormones deficiency, CFS & FM symptom)
  • poor concentration (adult growth hormones deficiency, CFS & FM symptom)
  • depression (adult growth hormones deficiency & possible CFS & FM symptom)
  • low physical exertion threshold (adult growth hormones deficiency, CFS & FM symptom)
  • poor temperature control (adult growth hormones deficiency, CFS & FM symptom)

What's more, a study at Oregon Health Sciences University showed that most of its Fibromyalgia patients had a significant deficiency in their growth hormone levels. And this major discovery may explain at least part of the reason why Fibromyalgia sufferers experience so much pain...

As we've learnt earlier, medical researchers also suggest that there's a link between pain and disturbed 'deep sleep'. [You can read about muscle pains and sleep here...] And since Growth Hormones repair your tissues and help to grow your muscles, it's no wonder why Fibromyalgia sufferers are in so much pain. They just don't produce enough Growth Hormones (adult growth hormones deficiency)! growth hormones deficiency

Bottom line?

Adult growth hormones really can play an important role in your health, especially as a ME/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia sufferer. So the folllowing section is here to help you explore adult growth hormones deficiency in more detail.

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Growth Hormones Deficiency - A Closer Look

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