By Alexandra D’Ambrosio

GABA or gamma aminobutyric acid appears as dietary supplement and is used for a number of benefits to help promote good health and increase weight loss. It is commonly found in many supplements (even some of the top skin care products) and most fitness enthusiasts consume this supplement within a calorie controlled diet. There can be several benefits of using GABA which I’ll list below. Keep in mind that not all forms of GABA are beneficial to us because some formulas of the supplement can produce adverse side effects. So always obtain GABA from a known manufacturer.

Here are some of the key benefits of GABA:

GABA is used to treat the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • PMS (Premenstrual syndrome)

GABA may also benefit the user with:

  • Increased lean muscle mass gain
  • Promoting weight loss
  • Burns fat
  • Relieves exercise tolerance and injuries
  • Relives general pain
  • Promotes relaxation

GABA may also help in

  • Fighting Epilepsy
  • Increasing HGH levels
  • Increasing insulin levels
  • Increasing glucagon