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HGH (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE) AND EPILEPSY

CAN I TAKE HGH IF I HAVE EPILEPSY. I'M TAKING IT FOR MUSCLE ATROPHY, CAUSE I WAS IN A WHEELCHAIR FOR 9 MONTHS. MY DOCTOR IS NEW TO ME CAUSE I JUST MOVED OUT OF STATE 2 WEEKS AGO , HALF WAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY. SO I DON'T KNOW HIM VERY WELL AND HE SAID I CAN TAKE IT IF I'M EPILEPTIC BUT I HAVE ONLY KNOWN HIM FOR 2 WEEKS. I DON'T KNOW IF THIS IS A BIG DEAL TO HIM OR IF HE'S JUST SAYING THAT. I NEED SOMEONE WITH KNOWLEDGE ON THE SUBJUCT OF EPILEPSY IF I CAN TAKE THIS. ALSO CAN I TAKE L GLUTAMINE OR MAGNESIUM I'M TRYING TO GET MY TESTOSTERONE LEVELS INCREASED AND INSURANCE WON'T PAY FOR THIS , EVEN THOUGH I HAVE A DEFICIANCY OF IT.. I'M APPEALING IT NOW.....I HAD TO APPEAL THE PRESCRIPTION OF HGH ALSO. I CAN'T WORK CAUSE I'M DISABLED. I HAVEN'T WORKED IN 3 YEARS. THANK YOU.  I HAVE EPILEPSY FROM A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. I GOT EPILEPSY WHEN I GOT HURT ON FEB. 19,2005.
I HAVE ONLY HAD  4 SEIZURES FROM FEB 19,2005. I HAVENT HAD A SEIZURE IN OVER A YEAR. IT'S UNDER CONTROL.
                                  THANK YOU
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I am now 14 months seizure free!!! I had up to 10 daily seizures for 9 years until small doses of HGH!!! Last week I even had my VNS implant removed and I have not taken any seizure meds for a year. If u have epilepsy caused by a brain injury then it may help. Brain injury causes your pituitary gland to produce less GH than it did before. Get your igf-1 level checked!!!
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Hi my name is Carol. I have been a epileptic for 32 years now. I recently started taking hgh the last year and havnt had any seizures since but 1 and it's only cause I stopped it for 2 months. Before this I was on deplore for 17 years and found it did more harm then good. I have developed bi polar and on top of that liver issues. I decided to go natural 3 years ago but found myself having a lot of seizures until I started dating my bodybuilder biyfriend and was introduced to hgh. Don't be skeptical try it for yourself people. Medications are more harmful then good. It's not the epilepsy killing is its the medications they prescribe.
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Amen!!! It has saved my life! I'm off my seizure meds that didn't work and am now 8 months seizure free!!!
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i have epilepsy and use HGH, i started using HGH for bodybuilding at first but then found it totally stopped seizures.. at first i passed it off as coincidence, One evening I knew that I was going to have a big nocturnal seizures so i injected HGH and next morning i felt perfect, i have done this many times and found HGH totally stops seizures.. It appears that most of my seizures are caused by stress, fatigue and anger, everytime i cause myself to become unstable or get 'Aura's' i use HGH.. I am 100% certain HGH works.. i hope the medical community give HGH and epilepsy some research because i am certain it is a cure for epilepsy as well as many other brain problems. i have tried to inform the epileptic community many times but they are all so sceptical and accuse me of attempting to sell HGH, this is total BS
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I wish I knew more about this. My 19 year old son has JME. He has experienced 4 seizures in 4 years. He is on Depakote, and while it seems to have controlled the seizures it does not prevent them. I have read abut research using anti-inflamatory steroids to treat the epilepsy and not just the seizure. What you say is amazing and I wish I knew how to get this research funded. My son is an athlete, but he would stop playing ball if the seizures would stop
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I have epilepsy as well and am looking for info on hgh and epilepsy. My keppra (valproic acid) works pretty well for my grand mals but i still have petit mal seizures on occasion in the morning. How much and what kind of hgh works for you? Also, is this something my doc is going to prescribe me? I'm a 30 year old male. I'm very interested in this and want to know where I would I find info. Thanks
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Please be careful about recommending HGH as a general treatment for everyone. According to this article

   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19457122

growth hormone promoted the development of epilepsy in mice, if I'm reading it correctly. I'm not a medical professional and definitely not qualified to interpret the article, but it seems like taking HGH could cause the formation of neural circuits that cause epilepsy. Or, as the article puts it: "Our results demonstrate directly that regulation via growth hormone has a robust impact in epileptogenesis."
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i have epilepsy and use HGH, i started using HGH for bodybuilding at first but then found it totally stopped seizures.. at first i passed it off as coincidence, One evening I knew that I was going to have a big nocturnal seizures so i injected HGH and next morning i felt perfect, i have done this many times and found HGH totally stops seizures.. It appears that most of my seizures are caused by stress, fatigue and anger, everytime i cause myself to become unstable or get 'Aura's' i use HGH.. I am 100% certain HGH works.. i hope the medical community give HGH and epilepsy some research because i am certain it is a cure for epilepsy as well as many other brain problems. i have tried to inform the epileptic community many times but they are all so sceptical and accuse me of attempting to sell HGH, this is total BS
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Yes!!! I was having up to 10 seizures a day and taking tons of meds that didn't help. I even have a VNS that doesn't help. But HGH has stopped all my seizures!!!!! It has given me my life back!!! 8 months seizure free now!!!
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Sorry in my last post I meant Depakote as the medication I was on.
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I have a friend with epilepsy bad real bad multiple seizures every day and said the same thing using HGH for bodybuilding he noticed no seizures he had tried every med out there with very little help untill he went back on HGH and he wants to help get it coverd under insurance as so do I cuz I had a siezure 4 weeks ago  but just one
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HGH works! Read my comment to original question
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YES!!! I went years with up to 10 seizures a day and was on every kind of med and I have a VNS implant that did not help. After 2 days of hgh I could tell it stops my seizures. Right now I am 8 moths seizure free and my brain is finally starting to work again!!! Research needs to be done!
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As for the glutamine and magnesium...... I have not had a problem with them. Creatine actually helped me with seizure some. Acetyl L-carnitine stay away from!!!
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hi there , firstly i am pleased to hear your epilepsy is under full control. my son is 15 and is currenly on a course of hcg injections (for growth and puberty) he has dravets syndrome , which is a very rare and very complicated form of epilepsy, so i would imagine (as long as your doctor is fully aware of all your history and medical needs) that hgh will be fine for you. you would be best to go back to your gp and discuss your concerns with him on this issue, even if just to reasure yourself. i have no knowledge on the l glutamine or magnesium im afraid .   hope you get everything worked out soon.
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HGH is a life saver for me. Up to 10 seizures a day for years and now 8 months seizure free because of hgh
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