How the IGF-1 hormone promotes normal growth during childhood and abnormal cancer cell growth in adulthood — 1st of 4 videos (2 min. 56 sec. video)

Dr. Michael Greger talks about Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) which is a natural human growth hormone instrumental in normal growth during childhood; unfortunately if levels of it are too high in adulthood it can promote abnormal growth—like the proliferation, spread (metastasis), and invasion of cancer.

The two videos after this one talks more about IGF-1 and steps you can take to lower IGF-1 levels in your body and to lower risk.  

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November 6, 2013 · 10:10 am

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