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I'm going acl replacement and would like to know if hgh or a

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I'm going for an acl replacement and would like to know if hgh or a steroid of some sort might speed my recovery. What do super athletes take to heal fast?Please include dosages and what are the side effects and counters or ways to avoid or minamize them?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

is a good article

there is no special pill or steroid or HGH which speeds recovery.

steroids are dangerous around surgery and can suppress the immune system, increase appetite, cause weight gain, cause proximal muscle weakness, cause poor sleep.

the truth is that they just receive superior medical care because they or their team can pay for elite surgical and medical care and can pay for elite recovery and physical therapy post surgery.

take a look at the articles I included.

let me know if you have questions.