Manufacturer: Global Anabolic
Chemical name: Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 Human Recombinant
Size: 10 vials + 10ml bacteriostatic water
Insulin-like growth factor -1 or IGF is polypeptide hormone similar in structure to insulin. This hormone plays an important role in growth of children and it also has an anabolic effects in adults. The production of IGF starts and is stimulated in the liver once the growth hormone is secreted from the hypothalamus into the blood stream. This drug has what we call "growth promoting" effects.
IGF is a highly anabolic hormone. Not only it promotes muscle growth (hypertrophy), it also has the ability to form new muscle cells (muscle hyperplasia). In addition, this drug has a great positive effect on connective tissue and cartilage. Bodybuilding and hard core athletes put a great amount of stress on their ligaments and cartilages while training and preparing for contests. IGF improves over all recovery and reduces the time needed for joints to heal specially after an injury.
This drug is usually used while off season, that is due to its ability to grant mass and to promote recovery for any athlete. Some bodybuilders might use in cutting cycle. Also Being on a strict diet, it has a negative effect on the metabolic rate. Taking this drug during cutting will help you to stay lean and to maintain muscle mass.
The dosage may vary from an athlete to another, a staring dose of 15mcg per day is recommended, then you can slightly increase the dose till it suits you. A maximum dose of this drug is from 50-60mcg per day. IGF should be used for 2-4 weeks then followed by 2-4 weeks of no usage(rest period). This cycle can be repeated as many time as desired or needed.
This drug have side effects, but compared to other strong anabolic steroid it has less.
Here are some of the side effects that this drug carries with it and how to avoid them or manage them if possible:
- Hypoglycemic statues. Some of IGF users experience hypoglycemia, therefore consumption of an adequate amount of food that contains sugar should be considered to avoid such side effect.
These are sings of hypoglycemic status, you should consume sugar immediately once you experience such side effects till they disappear.
- Facial soft tissue thickening
- Exaggerated growth of organs
* Please note, this drug should not be taking without a professional doctor observation.
** Please make sure to consulate with your doctor before taking this drug, and check with him in case any of these signs and symptoms develop.