Origin: Produced in the brain from glutamate but can also be sourced from supplements
Also Known As: Gamma Aminobutyric Acid
Overview: GABA is known as the most potent depressive neuroamine in the human brain. GABA regulates many of the depressive and sedative action in the brain tissue that triggers the relaxation hormone. GABA is typically used in humans in supplemental form for the purpose of enhancing human growth hormone metabolism. GABA also does not seem to exert depressive effects unless overdosed to an inadvisable level.
- Relieving anxiety
- Improving sleep by reducing nerve excitability
- Reducing depression
- Relieving symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome
- Decreasing inflammation
- Improving focus among people with ADHD
- Increasing human growth hormone
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for GABA is 3000 mg to 5000 mg in healthy individuals.