Treatment will depend on your symptoms, age, and general health. It
will also depend on how severe the condition is.
Treatment of acromegaly depends on
what is causing the disease. The main goal of treatment is to get your growth hormone
levels back to normal.
Most cases are caused by benign
tumors on the pituitary gland. Others are caused by tumors in the pancreas, lungs,
adrenal glands. Treatment may include:
- Surgery to remove or reduce the size
of a tumor
- Radiation therapy
- Shots (injections) of medicines to
block growth hormone