5 FACTORS AFFECTING GROWTH HORMONE
What is growth hormone?
Growth hormone is an anabolic hormone naturally produced in the pituitary gland.
Why is it important?
Growth hormone is responsible for stimulating the growth and repair of every tissue in the body, along with releasing fat from fat cells.
Here are the 5 FACTORS AFFECTING GROWTH HORMONE
1. Quality of sleep
This is the most important factor of growth hormone because Up to 80% of the growth hormone is secreted at night, between 11 pm and 1 am.
2. Other Hormones
This could be in the form of trouble falling asleep to hot flashes and night sweats.
If the liver is overworking or backed up, you will have trouble falling or staying asleep.
Systemic inflammation disrupts cortisol. When cortisol is high at night time it will cause sleep issues.
5. Digestion and Food Timing
Eating late at night forces your digestion to work overtime. As a result, you won’t sleep well and wake up with lower insulin sensitivity
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