Gamma-aminobutyric acid aka GABA
Vitabase GABA Contains Amino Acids Which Support the Brain and Eyes
Gamma-aminobutyric acid aka GABA, is a nonessential amino acid found predominantly in your brain and eyes. GABA is formed from glutamic acid with the aid of vitamin B6. The brain is usually capable of producing sufficient GABA. Unfortunately, due to a multitude of environmental or health reasons, levels can decrease. This can result can in symptoms of anxiety, irritability, or insomnia. Low GABA levels have also been associated with depression.
GABA is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. GABA helps prevent transmission of messages from one cell to another. What this means is GABA can help prevent anxiety or stress-related messages from reaching the brain. GABA has a vital role in how the central nervous system responds to stress and stressful situations. GABA can help you to relax and sleep better.
GABA Helps Promote Healthy HGH Levels
GABA also has an affect on the anterior pituitary gland. GABA prompts it to release more human growth hormone or HGH. HGH contributes to muscle growth and limits the development of fat cells.
Some studies show that regular GABA supplementation led to excess fat loss and better sleep, but further research is necessary to establish specific health benefits from GABA supplementation