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• Get to Sleep Faster
• Promotes Deep REM Sleep
• Increases hGH Release
• Reduces Anxiety
• Enhances Recovery
• 30 Servings


Product ID: 1722 Category: .

Sleep represents the best time for muscles to grow. It’s one of the reasons bears can grow to over 600 pounds. But bears don’t sleep, they hibernate! That’s exactly what you can expect from DNA Pharma’s Hibern8™ – deep, restful sleep and grizzly-size gains.

• 4-Aminobutanoic Acid has a sedative effect, promoting deep sleep.
• 1-Carboxy, 2-Amino, 3-Pyrobenzol(3,4 diol) enhances hGH release for improved nighttime recovery.
• Valerian Root has been demonstrated to reduce the time required to fall asleep.
• Melatonin serves as a precursor to serotonin, a relaxation neurotransmitter.
• Huperzine boosts sleep efficiency for more recovery even if a full 8 hours cannot be obtained.

Rest represents the third, but often overlooked, pillar of the ultimate physique – the first two being training and diet. Growth hormone levels increase to as much as 10x their daytime resting levels while we’re asleep, and the ingredients in Hibern8™ foster GH release while reducing stress and inducing a deep sleep. Rest deeply and recover quickly with Hibern8™!

4-Aminobutanoic Acid
Also known as GABA, 4-aminobutanoic acid is a “downer” neurotransmitter.
• Promotes feelings of relaxation
• May increase growth hormone
• Increases sleep quality and efficiency

Taurine is an amino acid with a collection of beneficial effects.
• Improves endurance, oxygen consumption, and work capacity all while reducing DNA damage from oxidative stress.
• Increases blood flow and triggers angiogenesis – the formation of new blood vessels.
• Taurine is highly concentrated in the testicles, where it supports testosterone production.

L-Tyrosine is a precursor to neurotransmitters, noradrenaline and dopamine, that can improve mood and cognition.
• Acts as an adaptogen, improving resistance to stress and anxiety.
• Enhances mood via increasing dopamine concentrations.

1-Carboxy, 2-Amino, 3-Pyrobenzol(3,4 diol)
1-Carboxy, 2-Amino, 3-Pyrobenzol(3,4 diol) is a direct precursor to dopamine.
• Increases growth hormone release
• Decreases cortisol
• Enhances sexual function in men

Valerian Root Extract
Valerian Root is commonly used as a tea to promote relaxation and sedation.
• Works synergistically with GABA by enhancing GABA signaling
• Reduces anxiety and makes it easier to fall asleep.
• Has been demonstrated to increase sleepiness and drowsiness vs. placebo

Melatonin is a precursor to serotonin. It is used as a non-addictive sleep aid.
• Melatonin helps regulate circadian rhythm and improves sleep quality.
• Increases the spike in nighttime GH release.
• Improves health of the digestive system.

Huperzine A
Huperzine, from huperzia serrata, is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, which functions to increase acetylcholine concentrations within the body.
• Helps enhance cholinergic transmission and focus.
• May increase nerve growth factor and aid in neurogenesis.

Q: What is the best way to use Hibern8?
A: As a dietary supplement, take 1 serving (3 capsules) of Hibern8 approximately 30 minutes prior to going to sleep.

Q: Is Hibern8 addictive?
A: No. Hibern8 is non-habit forming and does not form dependence.

Q: Can I take Hibern8 during the day?
A: It is not recommended to take Hibern8 during the day. It is likely to make you drowsy and inattentive due to its sleep enhancing effects.

4-Aminobutanoic Acid
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1-Carboxy, 2-Amino, 3-Pyrobenzol(3,4 diol)
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Valerian Root Extract
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