Human growth hormone
Human growth hormone is a small protein that travels in the bloodstream to stimulate growth. Learn more about the medical uses of human growth hormone.
Gigantism is a rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but there may still be symptoms.
Acromegaly causes parts of the body to grow larger and mostly affects people in middle age. It can be effectively treated, especially if diagnosed early.