Growth hormone-releasing hexapeptide, or simply—ghrp-6—is a custom pharmacy drug classified alongside other strong peptides in the family of synthetic met-enkephalin analogues. Ghrp-6 works by stimulating the pituitary gland, specifically the ghrelin receptors, and thus enables the gland to produce more growth hormones. Ghrp-6 has been touted by some users for increasing endurance, decreasing body fat, building muscle mass, increasing collagen production, and much more. Ghrp-6 is an often talked about growth hormone in the anti-aging community for its potential to possibly reduce signs of aging in some users.
Common forms of administration are powders and injections. Talk to your physician and he or she will decide if ghrp-6 is right for you, and if so will advise you on what form of the hormone would be best for your condition or desired result. Follow your doctor's specific directions regarding usage and dosage and never take more ghrp-6, in any form, than is advised by your physician. Blood sugar levels should be low when taking ghrp-6 so avoid eating for at least one hour after administration.
Side effects often differ between users. Hopefully you will experience no side effects at all, but side effects are certainly possible and you should watch for them. Contact your doctor right away if you encounter side effects that are worsening or hanging around abnormally. Common side effects that are possible with ghrp-6 are:
If you experience any side effect that feels severe, get emergency medical treatment immediately.
Anyone considering the use of ghrp-6 is strongly advised to have a full medical review and consultation with their physician before beginning use. Growth hormones are not advisable for certain people and only your physician can decide if ghrp-6 is safe for your use based on your age, health, condition, and current drugs you are taking.
Ghrp-6 may possibly be contraindicated with any of the following diseases, conditions, or situations:
Talk to your doctor if you are on any medications or drugs currently, especially corticosteroids.
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