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Glutamine, BCAA's, Arginine--GH Spike

Let’s isolate the GH spike brought about by glutamine and/BCAA’s and/or arginine.

What can I reasonably expect from it ? Mucles mass, um, I don’t think so, but how about fat loss ?

Someone I know has already privately answered that those can indeed spike GH and have other health benefits, but I want to isolate the GH spike gotten from those and what I can reasonably expect from it over the long term–this is a question that hasn’t been answered.

Many thanks

GH does exactly what the name implies. It will make most tissues grow(not bone, but cartilidge). Although i doubt GH can be spiked so high as to negatively affect you.

I havent read any glutamine or BCAA studies on GH, but I have read a study or two about very high doses of arginine spiking GH. You can expect mass gains if you are able to spike your GH.

[quote]playmaker08 wrote:
GH does exactly what the name implies. It will make most tissues grow(not bone, but cartilidge). Although i doubt GH can be spiked so high as to negatively affect you.

I havent read any glutamine or BCAA studies on GH, but I have read a study or two about very high doses of arginine spiking GH. You can expect mass gains if you are able to spike your GH.[/quote]

Do you know of anyone who achieved spiking his/her GH with the use of arginine OR other dietary supplements ? I’m interested in this, as I do not wish to go the steroid way.

Thanks for commenting.

I do not know anyone. The studies I read involved ridiculously high dosages of arginine. I do not know how viable it is to be able to spike your GH through arginine, BCAA’s, and glutamine to such an amount that you would see a big difference.

Probably the best way to do it, if you were to try, would be to take these before bed, and get lots of sleep, since thats when your pituitary secretes most of the GH.

Hormonal manipulation isn’t ideal because of the negative feedback loops. In this case, arginine doesn’t always elevate GH, and even when it does, there is often subsequent depression. One study showed that arginine even induced a pseudo-negative feedback, without any real increase in GH.

Rather than having to mess with hormones, it’s a better idea to optimize our biochemistry through nutrition.