Effectiveness Rating for HMB's Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well hmb is able to decrease cortisol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of HMB to decrease cortisol levels. Using HMB to decrease cortisol levels will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for HMB's Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

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 is one study in the database on hmb; the confidence rating is 20. 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.

HMB Dose to Decrease Cortisol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3g once daily 3g


Title of Study
The effect of HMB supplementation on body composition, fitness, hormonal and inflammatory mediators in elite adolescent volleyball players: a prospective randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study