Phosphatidylserine Can Block Muscle Damage

Taking 600 mg of phosphatidylserine (PS) can lower the muscle damaging hormone cortisol by increasing the testosterone to cortisol ratio. The researchers suggest that phosphatidylserine is effective combating exercise-induced stress.

The effects of phosphatidylserine on endocrine response to moderate intensity exercise
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2008, 5:11doi:10.1186/1550-2783-5-11

“The findings suggest that PS is an effective supplement for combating exercise-induced stress and preventing the physiological deterioration that can accompany too much exercise. PS supplementation promotes a desired hormonal status for athletes by blunting increases in cortisol levels.”

http://www.jissn.com/content/5/1/11

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One Response to Phosphatidylserine Can Block Muscle Damage

  1. […] wamfitandwell wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptTaking 600 mg of phosphatidylserine (PS) can lower the muscle damaging hormone cortisol by increasing the testosterone to cortisol ratio. The researchers suggest that phosphatidylserine is effective combating exercise-induced stress. The effects of phosphatidylserine on endocrine response to moderate intensity exercise Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2008, 5:11doi:10.1186/1550-2783-5-11 “The findings suggest that PS is an effective supplement for combating exercise-induced stress and preventing the physiological deterioration that can accompany too much exercise. PS supplementation promotes a desired hormonal status for athletes by blunting increases in cortisol levels.” http://www.jissn.com/content/5/1/11 […]

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