Adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD) is being recognized increasingly and has been thought to be associated with premature mortality. Pituitary tumors are.
Adult-onset growth hormone deficiency is where the pituitary gland fails to produce enough growth hormone. It can be successfully treated with growth hormone.
Even after we stop growing, adults still need growth hormone. Growth hormone is a protein made by the pituitary gland and released into the blood. Growth.