Hormone – GH

Pituitary hormone, target and function

Hormone – GH
Growth Hormone

Target – All cells in the body

Growth hormone stimulates the bones and other organs to grow. It also regulates how cells utilize glucose and fat, and stimulates the liver to manufacture another hormone, called “insulin-like growth factor 1” or IGF-1.

IGF-1 has a number of functions, and one is to stimulate bone growth.