Updated: Jun 22, 2021
Human growth hormone is produced in the pituitary gland and is very important for growth, body composition, cell repair and metabolism. The hormones also boost muscle growth, strength, recovery from injuries and disease.
The pituitary gland can be found in the base of the skull, underneath the brain and behind the bridge of the nose, produces 9 different hormones. As a master gland the pituitary monitors the body's needs and sends out signals to different organs and glands the regulate homeostasis.