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Growth Hormone Test and cytokine challenge test

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by globalpilot, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. globalpilot

    globalpilot Senior Member

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    I am interested in having the above 2 tests performed. I have no idea where to start to look - I am in Canada but willing to travel whereever.

    Has anyone done any research into either test ? If so, I'd appreciate your insight.
     
  2. lnester7

    lnester7 Seven

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    I got mine at Dr Klimas ( by Dr Rey) in Miami Florida.
     
  3. August59

    August59 Daughters High School Graduation

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    I know that they test the IGF-1 levels which are suppose to correlate somehow to the levels of growth hormone. I was reading another atricle awhile back that recommended having another test in conjunction with IGF-1 due to the IGF-1 not being very accurate by itself. I'll look for that article and post back if I find it.

    You can order these test right of the internet and you just go to a Labcorp locaion and have the blood drawn. PrivateMDLabs.com is one right of the top of my head and you get a 15% discount on your first order.
     
  4. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    another thing is if GH is low, its dam expensive to treat, but also improving sleep can help i guess and there xyrem but its more expensive then GH therapy.
     

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