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  • abbr. human growth hormone

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  • Human growth hormone.


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  • If MLB can prove players obtained HGH from the Florida pharmacy even with a doctor's prescription, it would be difficult to discipline them if it happened before the substance was banned.

    HGH spells more trouble for baseball

  • And only ONE of these muscles will impact your production of a vital hormone called HGH, or human growth hormone, which is KEY for strength, health and longevity.

  • Similar things are being said about HGH, which is Human Growth Hormone.

    CNN Transcript Nov 9, 2003

  • Galea said the HGH was a minuscule amount for himself.

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  • Redskins training camps, Goodell called the HGH issue a key element of ongoing labor negotiations involving owners and the players 'union. - Local News

  • But also he did it for image, to throw himself on the mercy of the court, basically, to show that he has been doing the right thing, at least since customs officials found the HGH is his luggage.

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  • The 51-year-old Galea says he's taken HGH, which is banned by the major sports, for a decade because it can improve the quality of life for people over 40.

    Long Island Press

  • HGH, which is mostly used to help short children grow, became the go-to drug for perfectly healthy, aging people who were in search of the fountain of youth.

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  • Galea, who acknowledged he has used human growth hormone himself for 10 years, told the newspaper he never gave any athletes HGH, which is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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  • Keep in mind that lots of guys switched to other PEDs such as HGH once the testing for steroids began.

    David Ortiz and steroids


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