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5 Facts you should know about

Acromegaly

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A disorder that results from excess growth hormone (GH) after the growth plates have closed

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The initial symptom is typically enlargement of the hands and feet

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There may also be an enlargement of the forehead, jaw, and nose

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Other symptoms may include joint pain, thicker skin, deepening of the voice, headaches, and problems with vision

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Complications of the disease may include type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and high blood pressure

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