HGH injections can have potential side effects in both men and women. Some of the common side effects associated with HGH injections include:
- Fluid retention and swelling in the extremities (hands and feet)
- Joint and muscle pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome (numbness and tingling in the hands and fingers)
- Increased insulin resistance and blood sugar levels
- Enlarged breast tissue in men (gynecomastia)
- Acromegaly (excessive growth of bones and tissues, which can cause facial changes, thickening of the skin, and other symptoms)
It is important to note that the severity and frequency of side effects can vary based on the individual, the dosage, and the duration of HGH use. Additionally, some side effects may be more common in women than in men, while others may be more common in men than in women.
The use of HGH injections should only be done under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider for medical purposes. It is important to discuss any questions or concerns about HGH use with a qualified healthcare provider and to report any potential side effects that may occur during treatment.