Podcast: Can Human Growth Hormones Make Us Younger?

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Dave McKinnon

  • @oskariKN25 says:

    The concept is ridiculous on itself, Why would a hormone, a molecule thats only purpose is to message and control certain bodily mechanisms, in this case tissue growth, would prevent aging pathways? we age because our bodies are damaged from dna mutations, and as our bodys ability to create molecules and enzymes we actually need for maintaining our body slows down, our body also slows down the hormone production, especially hormones meant for cellular and tissue growth. Its like assuming your brain function will ultimately get better if you dump a lot of neurotransmitters into your brain. That is not how any of it works Im sure most are aware.

    If there are no building blocks to build new tissue for, then the upper brass yelling at the workers ears will change nothing, it might fool the workers to do the job but at some point the exhaustion from lack of resources and food for the workers will make things worse.

    • @D56t37-cu7ol says:

      Beacause it just might prevent sarcopenia, frailty and death….No IGF1, no stem cell activity(stem cell exhaustion). The Hallmarks of Aging ..The poison may be in the dose.

    • @GreedRuinsEverything says:

      Growth = aging

      Sorry your feelings got hurt..

  • @Spock_Rogers says:

    Thank you for keeping me informed, Doc! 🥕🐇

  • @Alexander-ok7fm says:

    Thank you for the information! 😊

  • @misterx3188 says:

    2:41 – Did they end up taller?

  • @EVanDoren says:

    Cherry-picking. Only high-dose was associated with increased mortality, and only some types of cancer.

    All-cause mortality was increased in treated subjects [standardized mortality ratio (SMR) 1.33, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.08-1.64]. In a multivariate analysis adjusted for height, the use of GH doses greater than 50 μg/kg · d was associated with mortality rates using external and internal references (SMR 2.94, 95% CI 1.22-7.07, hazard ratio 2.79, 95% CI 1.14-6.82). All type cancer-related mortality was not increased. Bone tumor-related mortality was increased (SMR 5.00, 95% CI 1.01-14.63). An increase in mortality due to diseases of the circulatory system (SMR 3.07, 95% CI 1.40-5.83) or subarachnoid or intracerebral hemorrhage (SMR 6.66, 95% CI 1.79-17.05) was observed.

    • @bannieke says:

      Why you call it cherry picking? The mortality rates you cite are all much higher than control

    • @GreedRuinsEverything says:

      MTOR and IGF1 = vastly accelerated again. Aging doesn’t care about your cherry picked studies either

  • @D56t37-cu7ol says:

    What about the dependency of the thymus on HGH, like the testes without gonadotropin the thymus surely shrinks… called “Thymic Involution” it’s a very real thing. It’s kind of sort of like (the same only different) as when your NO levels drop to zero around the age of 70, it contributes heavily to the accelerated aging and death between the ages of 70 and 80… When the curve starts to look like you’re about to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel… The thymus is an HGH dependent organ of the immune system ??? Maybe , the poison is in The Dose ??? Maybe if you get your exercise, diet, and supplements right your endogenous HGH won’t tumble so dramatically… Another scary thing is that after the age of 30 our dopamine levels drop 13% per decade, so by 70 we’re functioning on 50% …. and HGH levels are dopamine dependent … One of the hgh tests is an ldopa challenge test… Go figure, right ?

  • @peterdarling1965 says:

    Thank you for the podcast info.

  • @Joseph1NJ says:

    No wonder Joe Rogan looks like… OK, I won’t insult him.

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