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However, prolonged elevation of IGF-1 leads to physical signs and symptoms. This is well documented. Especially, in people that take IGF-1 as a supplement or people that suddenly have their level of IGF-1 altered.
I don't think he grasps the full effects of IGF-1 on the body. Because if this were the magic cause we would all show "other" symptoms related to the elevated levels of this.
Gigantism, prostate cancer, increased muscle mass, sexual function, organ function, the list goes on .....
Almost every cell in the human body is affected by IGF-1, especially cells in muscle, cartilage, bone, liver, kidney, nerves, skin, and lungs. In addition to the insulin-like effects, IGF-1 can also regulate cell growth and development, especially in nerve cells, as well as cellular DNA synthesis.