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Foods high in amino acids may also bump up HGH production in your body. Your basic protein-packed meats (such as chicken, beef, pork, and fish) are good places to start, and dairy products (such as milk, cheese, and yogurt) can also provide the nutrition you need to encourage HGH secretion. A 2008 study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition reported that choline, a neurotransmitter, may boost production of growth hormone, so be sure to add foods that are high in choline, such as eggs and shrimp, to your training table.
There are many other hormones in the body such as oxytocin, testosterone , thyroid hormone (thyroxine), and antidiuretic hormone. Every hormone in the endocrine system is carefully balanced. In the event that pituitary gland or hypothalamus gland function is compromised, deficiencies or overstimulation of hormones is possible. Find out more here. Effects of Growth Hormone Growth hormone function produces a number of direct as well as indirect actions on the body. For example, some of the direct metabolic effects include metabolism of fats and carbohydrates . It has an effect on blood glucose levels and a number of other anti-insulin properties.