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This stuff is absolutely wonderful! It is a GH antagonist and a happy pill. Great stuff man. I started it yesterday and its so much better than those Rx pills for depression or anxiety. Absolutely the best supplement I have taken as of yet. Here is a write up about it:
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GABA is a naturally occurring amino acid, found in the brain and the body. It is one of a class of inhibitory neurotransmitters that include serotonin. Although it is classed as an inhibitor rather than a stimulator its definition is only one of electrochemical activity in the brain and should not be interpreted as a downer or sedative - just the term neurotransmitter defines its ability as a natural substance that helps nerve impulses cross synapses and communicate with one another.

GABA usage will stimulate the release by the pituitary gland of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) (or Growth Hormone (GH)) which is naturally released by the body when it undergoes vigorous peak muscular exercise, during certain phases of sleep, or restricted food intake. The growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland, located at the base of the brain. Even small doses (2-5 grams) can increase circulating growth hormone by more than 5 times its normal levels.

GH stimulates growth and repair of the body as well as the activities of the immune system. The immune system is run down by excess exercise without the proper nutrition. GH also helps the body burn fat and convert it into energy and muscle and aids in wound healing and tissue repair. GH is widely known for its powerful anabolic (muscle building) effects as well as its lipotropic (breakdown and utilization of body fat) effects. The overall result of these effects is an increase in lean tissue mass and a decrease in body fat. Finally, stimulating naturally the levels of GH leads to greater feelings of energy and vigour.

Additionally, GABA has been shown to have positive toning effects on the nervous system, to improve sleep cycles leading to more restful sleep and more interesting lucid dreaming, to have a powerful stabilising effect on blood pressure and to be an effective analgesic (removing the perception of pain).

GABA is a very safe supplement and can be used daily. GABA has also been shown to act as a powerful natural analgesic through its stimulation of the brain's release of endorphins.

Based upon the scientific evidence, a combination of GABA and exercise would have the best effect on stimulating the natural secretion of growth hormone. Resulting in better utilization of stored fat, an increase in firm, lean tissue and a more healthy, shapely body!

Many of these effects are also to be gained by other components of the supplement and are thus reinforced. The dosage is low as the components are working together and there is a natural overall effect of body stimulation leading to more energy.
 
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Is this something a physchiatrist has to put a prescription out for,or can u buy it over the counter.
 

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www.vitaminshoppe.com has 750mg tablets ($8.48 for 90) and other GABA supplements at very cheap prices. Sounds like this supplement is a joy-of-life enhancer while enhancing growth throughout your body(I wonder if that includes extremities such as the penis?).
 
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I'm loosing body fat at a good rate. I credit this to the GH that GABA induces. If you take it, do it at night on an empty stomach.
 

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That's very interesting.. and VERY CHEAP!! What would be a good dosage to get?

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I take just over 2g of it per night. They come in 750mg pills and I take 3 per night. You might feel a tingling effect in your neck and head. This is normal and nothing to worry about.
 

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What brand name of the stuff do you take? I've been in some pretty deep depression lately, but I'm gonna find a way to come outta it! This is sounding very promising! By the way if you take it before bed, does the happy effect last throughout the next day or what? :)

Also there seems to be GABA Plus etc... which would be best for depression and stress?

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I use the stuff at GNC. The effect lasts all day but I also take 1 in the morning to supplement things. You'll see the difference with in 2 days.

The GABA plus 5-htp? I don't take it but it may indeed work better.
 

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Did you notice any benefits to using this supplement for Penis Enlargement? How long have you been taking GABA?
 
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I havent taken it for more than a week as of yet. I don't know if it will help with Penis Enlargement or not. I know it will help with body building. We will see how it works with Penis Enlargement. The GH release will help with collagen growth.
 
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8 isn't enuf
interesting stuff. Is there any side effects of excesive HGH. Are there possible metabolites/pathways of excessive HGH? Also HGH induces skeletal growth also right? SO does it increase your height also along with muscle?
 
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Some water retention in joints. Excessive collagen growth. Possible high blood suger also. No height change. GABA will not act to hike up GH to the point you might feel these side effects. The only GH side I have noticed is lowered body fat and some aching in my knees. Not too bad.
 
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Have you researched on this? Like clinical studies? Becuase hormones are something I'd prefer not to fiddle with, unless there's statistical breakdown of side effects. I know that DHEA and Testosterone supplementation could have side effects...
 
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Yes, I have researched this. There is no conclusive evidence of anything other that I have listed. HGH will make you live a longer and more productive life.

On top of this, GABA isn't putting hormones into your body, rather stimulates your body to produce HGH. There is a distinct difference in the side effects of exogenously administered and endogenous production of hormones.

I'd be suprised, no shocked, if you could find one negitive study involving GABA.

 
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Yeah you are right. I did a quick search and couldn't find side effects other than stuff like dizziness, possible siezures, increased heart rate or blood pressure (I mean these were reported side effects but warnings, saying that if you get any of the above run to the shirk)...

The only thing I worry about is whether external administration of GABA will affect the body's natural production (reduce natural internal GABA production). If that *could* be true then you cannot get off GABA life long. Also did you come across any clinical study? I didn't find a clinical study paper.
 
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The reason your testicals don't produce testosterone from long term use of AAS is that you end up with testicular atrophy. I do not think that your brain will atrophy.

"Third, oral administration of gamma-aminobutryic acid (GABA) to both men and women has shown rapid increases in HGH (5). GABA is an amino acid neurotransmitter that signals the pituitary to release HGH. Research into GABA has been varied with no negative side effects ever reported with either short term or long term use. As little as two grams of GABA taken immediately before bed should promote the development of lean tissue while decreasing body fat."

http://www.betterbodz.com/library/humangro.html

As far as a double binded clinical trial of GABA. I don't know if one exists. If so, I'm sure it would be at puBathmateed.


 
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Yeah, I couldn't find any studies in PuBathmateed! But the article you posted has a very interesting take in body building ----->
"The extent of the increase depends on the number of sets completed and the amount of rest between sets. The more aggressive and intense the workout, the more HGH is released."

On the other hand I've heard that doing too many sets and exceeding 10 reps per set can be counterproductive to increasing muscle mass. It could be that although HGH is increased with increased sets & reps, cortisol eats up existing muscle and catabolism exceeds HGH's anabolism?

In any case GABA sounds exciting. Moreover I agree with you that endogenous HGH sounds safe. Here's an abstract which says 80mg of GABA/day seems to reduce hypertension!! On the other hand I did read that GHB (which has a similar structure to GABA, missing one hydroxyl group) has been found to increase blood pressure.... Man, biochemistry is mind boggling!! I feel more *secure* in my domain of computer science!;)

http://www.lifescience.co.jp/yk/yk02/nov/ab4.htm
 
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Originally posted by 8 isn't enough
I use the stuff at GNC. The effect lasts all day but I also take 1 in the morning to supplement things.
What "effect" are you referring to? Is it a sedative kinda effect? Or worse, does it kick like pot??
 

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