I have had consistently a low IGF-1 & IGF-3 (38-40 normal is 70-130). Insurance co. says I need stimulation test but they are not using arginine any more. I just had a glucagon Injection stress test to see what the GH levels are. I also have a very low vitamin d of 10 (normal is higher than 30.
I have had so many symptoms of pain, lethargy, depression or several years.
14 mo. ago I had a partial thyroidectomy for a 2cm nodule that had incidental papillary carcinoma. So I also take levothyroxine 137mcg.
It just seems every time I turn around there is something else. I want to start the growth hormone to see if anything changes. I am also obese by 50 lbs and I understand that both growth hormone and vitamin d can cause and also can be the problems for these deficiencies.
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