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Hormones, What They Are and What They Do
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Human Growth Hormone (HGH) hormone replacement therapy by Modern Therapy is very ideal for people who want to retain their looks and excellent health even during the later years of their life. Our hormone-targeted therapies promote growth and development, metabolism, sexual function, and an improved mood.

Hormones are chemicals released by the cells that affect the cells in other areas of the body. Only a small amount of a hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. They function as chemical messengers that transport a signal from one cell to another. All multicellular organisms produce hormones. Plant hormones are called phytohormones. In animals, hormones are often transported via blood. Cells respond to a hormone when they express a specific receptor for that hormone. As a result, the hormone binds to the receptor protein which then results in the activation of a signal transduction mechanism that ultimately leads to cell-type specific responses.

The hormones carry messages from glands to cells; maintaining chemical levels in the bloodstream for our systems to achieve homeostasis. “Hormone” comes from a word that means “to spur on”; reflecting on how the presence of hormones acts as a catalyst for other chemical changes at the cellular level necessary for growth, development, and energy.