Healthy adults who take HGH put themselves at risk for joint and muscle pain, swelling in the
arms and legs, carpel tunnel syndrome, and insulin resistance. In the
elderly, these symptoms are more profound."
"Using HGH for weight loss, muscle building, or anti-aging is experimental and controversial. HGH injections are believed to decrease fat storage and increase muscle growth to some extent, but studies have not shown this to be a safe or effective weight loss remedy.