Growth Hormone Helps Obese Women

6 months of growth hormone therapy significantly increased bone formation, vitamin D and thigh muscle mass while decreasing abdominal fat in a study of women with abdominal obesity. The women with the greatest abdominal fat loos had the greatest increasess in bone formation. Patients with the greatest amounts of vitamin D also had the greatest increases in bone formation.

Growth hormone has been given to patients for enhanced muscle mass and decrease in fat, but also for rejuvenation.

This is the first time that there was a study that showed the beneficial effects of growth hormone supplementation