With the use of MK-677 users have been found to increase lean body mass and reduce body fat while lowering LDL, ‘the bad cholesterol’.
Because of this and other health properties, interest in MK-677 has grown and more practitioners have begun offering the therapy in supplements aimed at athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Simultaneous with this growth in use, some side effects have entered the discussion and warrant knowing if you’re considering MK-677 supplementation. In this article, we discuss the benefits and the side effects you need to know.
Benefits of MK-677
MK-677 has a number of health benefits, all stemming from one single primary health benefit: it increases levels of growth hormone in your body. This makes it uniquely valuable to anyone suffering from growth hormone deficiency or anyone wishing to increase their physical statures like athletes and competitive bodybuilders.
Multiple clinical studies have demonstrated the power of MK-677 to significantly increase levels of growth hormone in the blood. But the benefit does not stop there – growth hormone is the catalyst to numerous important functions throughout the body including cell regeneration and tissue healing. To name only a few …
1. Increased Muscle Mass
Studies have shown that growth hormone leads to increased muscle mass. Because this function works in obese patients as well as fit ones, heightened growth hormone can be an instrumental therapy in weight management, aerobic training, and heart health regimens.
2. Greater Bone Density
In clinical research, MK-677 has been demonstrated to help reverse bone mineral loss and promote denser bones. This in turn reduces falls and fractures.
3. Improved Sleep
Growth hormone has long been known to improve sleep quality. So with MK-677 bringing heightened growth hormone levels in the blood, sleep is enhanced. Researchers have observed this benefit in both younger and older people.
Side Effects of MK-677
To date, no acute side effects are known for most users. However, certain side effects are possible in some patients so speak with a doctor if you have questions about MK-677 for you. Some of the perceived side effects that have been reported from isolated patients are:
1. Increased Appetite
This side effect is unresearched but may stand to reason given that MK-677 increases your metabolism. As with any sensation of hunger, if it is overfed, it can lead to weight gain.
Again this side effect needs more research but stands to reason. Because increased metabolism and muscle building put the body into a sympathetic mode, a reduction in energy may be noticeable.
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