GABA supplementation and growth hormone response.

  title={GABA supplementation and growth hormone response.},
  author={Michael E. Powers},
  journal={Medicine and sport science},
The secretion of growth hormone (GH) is regulated through a complex neuroendocrine control system, especially by the functional interplay of two hypothalamic hormones, GH-releasing hormone and somatostatin. These hormones are subject to modulation by a host of neurotransmitters and are the final mediators of endocrine and neural influences for GH secretion. Interest in the possible role of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the control of GH secretion began decades ago. However, interest in its role… CONTINUE READING


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