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I Have Growth Hormone Deficiency

A Growth Hormone Deficiency anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Growth Hormone Deficiency. You're not alone. 16 People

    I have been "shy" most of my life,

    a loner until high school when I started playing sports. I have been diagnosed with social anxiety and depression. I have been treatment resistant - ECT treatments. I have been treated for about 10 years for low testosterone, but it didn't do much for the fatigue and lethargy. I...
    qpwoeiru2317 qpwoeiru2317 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I Had A Growth Hormone Deficiency...

    I am a 25 year old female but I look more like I am 18 or 20 years old. When I was in middle school, I found out I had a growth hormone deficiency and I had to have growth hormone injections to grow. I was always very small for my age and looked much younger than the other...
    alias0703 alias0703 22-25 2 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    I Do

    I have growth hormone deficiency. It's apparently not uncommon, but sometimes I feel so alone. I'm only 4'10", which is pretty short compared to other guys my age. I take growth hormone shots, but they haven't been helping much yet. My doctor says I need to give it time and...
    OliverR OliverR 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    Ever since I was a kid I was always the short

    one, the kid that looked like he belonged in at least 2 grades under what I was actually in. My sophomore year of high school I found that I was growth hormone deficient and I was going to be taking shots up until I reached my biological potential or basically when I want to...
    SpenceDawg SpenceDawg 18-21, M Oct 10, 2014

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    My battle with anemia began when I went to the ER in Sept 2014 for another condition I was admitted to the hospital for 11 days. I was told I was anemic prior to going to hospital...
    anitamillr anitamillr 46-50, F Feb 8

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    My blood test came in yesterday, and I was informed that I have been diagnosed with anemia. I always assumed because of my mother, but I was never sure since I donated blood...
    micaconamor micaconamor 18-21, F Feb 16

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    I'm anemic. My iron stores are low. I'm B12 and Zinc deficient. I have to take Iron, B12, and Zinc tablets everyday, as well as my other medications.
    RedTearsFall RedTearsFall 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    since im still a lil child im anemic, all i feel is shortness of breath, dizzyness, and im still ok but when i learn to sleep late, they bcame more frequent until i became...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I am 13 and have had vitamin D deficiency since I was around 11. So I am used to it. But want to know about different treatments. So if you have vitamin D deficiency please can you...
    Squirrel100 Squirrel100 13-15 Feb 22

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    As of today I took it upon myself to order 3 months of female hormones from everydaychemist.com and I can't wait to begin. I have bought hormones twice throughout my life with...
    Christinya Christinya 31-35, T Feb 7

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    I have a hormone quiz tomorrow but instead of studying I'm here.
    CNorde CNorde 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. Ronald Reagan
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    After months of stomach aches and losing a ton of weight and looking pale, a doctor finally figured it out. So I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease when I was about 2 and a half...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Feb 6

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    The pineal gland is a pine cone shaped gland of the endocrine system. A structure of the diencephalon of the brain, the pineal gland produces several important hormones including...
    ALaCoit ALaCoit 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    Mine's lower than 4 and im redhead have a pale skin, sun is so dangerous for me but doctors was like u 'need' sun !!! Skin cancer or vitamin d degiency which one is worse :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I am 13 and got diagnosed with AS 4 days ago. It was a real shock to the system because I have had pain in my legs for years but just got told by the doctors that they were growing...
    Squirrel100 Squirrel100 13-15 1 Response Feb 20

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    I started taking hormones on 08/07/2014 and I love it
    dantodawn dantodawn 51-55, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Majority of the world are still trying to find themselves. Everywhere you go you see people who have lived many years before you, struggle as you do. Even people with a decent job...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Well it seems I won't be winning this fight my oncologist saw almost no more improvement and even new growths regardless of the aggressive chemo I endured
    REBELYELL67 REBELYELL67 46-50, M 35 Responses Feb 2

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    My partner is bipolar has been for most of his adult live he is now 69 years, i have been with him for two years and witnessed his normality, a heighten period now (today) he is...
    lovingheart007 lovingheart007 46-50, F Feb 3

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    I have gone through some trials in life.I was at a loss what to do.Now I believe I am stronger.I know what to do now.I will let light enter my life when I feel weak.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am going to accept that I am to homemaker now as my wife is the sole breadwinner in our marriage. That fact is now being solidified by the fact that I am also transgendered and...
    Christinya Christinya 31-35, T Feb 7

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    Today I'm grateful for: My patience and sanity...even when the world seems to have lost it and everything is upside down. Music...Music may not like me so much but I soo like...
    Livyordreams Livyordreams 26-30, F Feb 9

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    One year ago is when I started getting sick. It's started out as maybe an hour in the morning I would feel extremely nauseous and most of the time I would get sick and then go on...
    kateyrose98 kateyrose98 16-17, F Feb 9

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    It not that new, but it is. I started it as a personal blog type regarding the growth of my personal life. It's http://naomi-mozacchaeus.tumblr.com/. I'm also new to it. It's to...
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F Feb 10

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    It is possible that I wrote a story here already, but it was censored by the EP police. So in protest I won't put another one here. Somewhat related, though, you can check out...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Feb 10

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    I have not been officially diagnosed but I have just about all the symptoms . I have been extremely miserable since I was a kid. I was mercilessly bullied and sexually harassed for...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I broke out with dermatographic 1.5 years ago but it was controlled by Zyrtec 1/2 every few days. It was pretty much gone. Just an occasional itch with no appearance. 2 Fridays...
    camsmom81 camsmom81 31-35, F Feb 13

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    I can't say 100% that I have this (just 98%) I wish I knew how to get better because I also have pseudotumor cerebri and the two are going in circles with each other right now...
    lu7998 lu7998 31-35, F Feb 16

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    Has anyone tried any hair growth supplements to help with their trich? I've tried a few lash enhancing serums and I've recently started trying out biotin supplements. Anyone...
    justme973 justme973 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Mentally am stronger, my body can not catch up with me. I feel trapped. Like robust energy and life and positivity is hidden under my exterior. When my exterior is "acceptable...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Hi, I'am 20 years old (female) I have recently had a lot of health problems mainly stomach related, been through lots of tests. The most recent hospital appointment I had realised...
    glamnaomi glamnaomi 18-21 a week ago

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    I only recently found out this is what I've got. Found out when I started drinking peppermint and spearmint tea and my unwanted hair re growth slowed down dramatically. Only been...
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 22 years old and have had CRIPPLING emetophobia for as long as I can remember. In fact, my fear is so bad that I can't even stand to hear or read the "v" word...so browsing...
    hummingbirdbullets hummingbirdbullets 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    Okay this might going to be a long post Does this ever happen to you that you are living a ****** life and then you are straight transported to cloud 9 then again everything comes...
    eriloves1D eriloves1D 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Terminal insomnia, more specifically. Which means I don't have a problem falling asleep but I wake up too early. I usually wake up at around 330AM. Sometimes it's an hour later...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I would like to discuss my symptoms and share with others who have this condition,I have suffered from jaw pain for almost 3 years,the locking or inflammation is terrible and is...
    sar2015 sar2015 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I always told myself and everyone that I was so glad to not have a drug addiction. I don't do drugs I never have. I'm a social drinker. And I hate cigarettes. But to think I could...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 1 hr ago

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    I have kept open mind to new ideas and experiences- as they say, a ship is safe in harbo, but that's not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is important. You...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hey everybody!! I have had the SKYLA IUD for maybe over 2 months now? I haven't had any issues except I am a little concerned about my skin. I rarely break out but it seems like...
    faithengen1 faithengen1 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    One month after the breakup...I am now far away, the sun is out, I went from being cold to being extremely hot. I am in the tropics, I hear the cicadas ringing . I am mostly ok. I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have never really been able to have friends because I was never allowed to hang out with anybody and I was never allowed to go outside of my house alone are certainly not go down...
    LonerToMost84 LonerToMost84 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Some of you will know about my horrific trash TV habit. I also have an addiction to trash Youtube videos..I mean EP has kind of taken over a lot of the time I used to spend on it...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    yes i have when they put me in a mental hospital. i was detained. it made me feel like a criminal and not a sick person at all . it made me feel i did somethink wrong.and i was...
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 8 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Shayla (Human) and I am the Aloha Female of The Aussie Darkness Wolf Pack (as a Wolf) and I was wondering if you want to join, just message me or comment (?). As a...
    TheAussieWerewolf TheAussieWerewolf 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    ALWAYS!! I have a million thoughts racing through my mind... Yet I feel as though I am unable to focus on what it is that I must do ... Sounds absolutely absurd I am sure, but as...
    JadedCredence JadedCredence 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago