Arginine increase levels of growth hormone

Does arginine increase levels of growth hormone?

Effectiveness Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Levels Of Growth Hormone

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to increase levels of growth hormone. The overall rating for this claim is 1.2 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Arginine to increase levels of growth hormone. Using Arginine to increase levels of growth hormone will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Levels Of Growth Hormone

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 6 studies in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 120. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Arginine and ornithine supplementation increases growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels after heavy-resistance exercise in strength-trained athletes
Hormonal response to L-arginine supplementation in physically active individuals
The effect of oral arginine during energy restriction in male weight trainers
L-arginine does not improve biochemical and hormonal response in trained runners after 4 weeks of supplementation
The acute effects of L-arginine on hormonal and metabolic responses during submaximal exercise in trained cyclists
Oral L-arginine before resistance exercise blunts growth hormone in strength trained males

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