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This has been consistently high through my cfs years. Can anyone explain? It just doesn’t make much sense sense all my other hormone levels are normal, and I experience fatigue and muscle atrophy. Not sure why docs even test for it, because they ignore the number and have t been able to educate me on why so above normal. Thx for listening

joe
 

Wishful

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I don't know anything about that, but we're all different, and maybe that's just the normal level for your body.

Maybe someday automated testing will be cheap enough that everyone will get complete scans every few years, so that changes can be noticed. I don't suppose you had Igf-1 tested before you developed ME?
 
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I don't know anything about that, but we're all different, and maybe that's just the normal level for your body.

Maybe someday automated testing will be cheap enough that everyone will get complete scans every few years, so that changes can be noticed. I don't suppose you had Igf-1 tested before you developed ME?
I did, and it was low average. Pretty drastic change.
 

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In that case , it's probably high because ME screws up our bodies in mysterious, individualistic ways. :xeyes:

No immediate logical scientific response handy. I hope you're not hulking out due to extra growth hormone.