Growth Hormone Deficiency

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What is Growth Hormone Deficiency?

Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) is a medical condition in which the body does not produce enough growth hormone (GH). Growth hormone, also called somatotropin, is a polypeptide hormone which stimulates growth and cell reproduction.

What is it like to have Growth Hormone Deficiency?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Growth Hormone Deficiency and its symptoms?

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Who has Growth Hormone Deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 49patients have this condition
  • 1new patients joined this month
  • 27say Growth Hormone Deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 12
20s 10
30s 5
40s 5
50s 11
60s 1
70+ 1

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

60% Females
40% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 26
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from Growth Hormone Deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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