IGF-1 stands for Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and is otherwise known as somatomedin C. This is a complex, metabolite hormone that is derived by the liver converting HGH into IGF-1, and resembles the insulin hormone in appearance, hence the name. Any HGH secreted by the pituitary gland needs to be converted first into IGF-1 before… Read More »
If you notice, many HGH formulations nowadays contain deer antler extract. More precisely, they contain deer antler velvet extract, which are the extracts from immature deer antlers. It seems like almost any HGH product must have deer antler velvet in their ingredients list these days. So what is it about deer antler velvet that makes… Read More »
In real anti aging philosophy, age is really, just a number. I consider aging a debilitating disease actually, and I really feel it’s time to discard the accepted notions of aging we humans have been conditioned with all this while. The real question why HGH levels decline with age has not been fully answered till… Read More »
The liver is highly important if you care about your health and aging. I notice the liver is another one of those organs that are always shunted to one side (along with the pineal gland) and ignored, just because it quietly maintains your body in one piece. Nothing could be further from the truth. The… Read More »
Melatonin is well known as the sleep hormone. But, a lesser known fact is that melatonin is also an important link in the aging cycle. That means if you want to slow down your aging, a melatonin supplement can help. But how does it fit in with the pituitary-HGH-IGF-1 axis?
Deer antler velvet is the antler velvet taken from young deer. All types of deer that grow antlers are potential sources of deer antler velvet. But what does deer antler have to do with HGH? If you have been shopping for a HGH product, chances are you would have come across deer antlers, and wondered… Read More »
Colostrum may be a cheap but reliable answer to increasing the amount of available growth factors for use by our bodies. For those who don’t know what colostrum is, it is a substance secreted by mammals for their newborn babies during the first few days after their birth. Soon afterwards, the mother’s mammary glands stop… Read More »