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Old female with stress induced anxiety, depression. Will HGH hormone replacement therapy in a LOW dose help?

I am a 56 year old female with stress induced anxiety and depression . I have gone from 128/130 to 104 since November 2011. My PCP says I cannot afford to loose more weight but cannot eat. This all stems from a lawsuit regarding my home that is sinking. I have read that HGH hormone replacement therapy in a LOW dose helps the anxiety, self-esteem, gives energy, and best of all, I would gain muscle. I have never lost this much weight over anything. Would one cycle of low dose HGH help me?
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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Dec 2014
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Anxiety and depressive mood symptoms are observed commonly in elderly females. And also you have stress factor due to lawsuit. To control anxiety, stress, and depression in elderly usually Anti anxiety drugs are advised. Some doctors recommend start of hormone therapy. But hormone therapy has its side effect. Antianxiety medicines like Duloxetine, Milnacipran are very useful in post menopausal females in controlling anxiety and hot flushes. For episodic relief you can go for Clonazepam.
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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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