IGF-1 / GH
- GH (hGH)
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- Product Code: IGF-1 / GH
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: $74.00
Insulin Growth Factor-1, Growth Hormone
ETA for results: 24-48 hours
IGF-1 is a hormone that, along with growth hormone, helps promote normal bone and tissue growth and development. An IGF-1 test is often ordered along with GH. IGF-1 mirrors GH excesses and deficiencies, but the level in the blood is stable throughout the day, making it a useful indicator of average GH levels.
GH is a stress hormone that raises the concentration of glucose and free fatty acids. It also stimulates production of IGF-1. Random growth hormones are highly variable, falling to low levels after meals and rising to high levels during fasting and with stress.
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