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Top 5 Benefits of Opting for Peptide Injection Therapy

This article will describe the top five benefits of peptide therapy and summarize the potential side effects associated with peptide injection therapy.

Peptide injection therapies have exploded in popularity due to their immune system-boosting abilities and improved metabolism and health. Other prevalent ways to administer peptide therapy include nasal sprays, oral supplements, and transdermal. However, peptide injections and intravenous treatments are preferred over the other methods because they provide the highest bioavailability in the body. Peptide injections can be absorbed within half an hour if the injection is taken on an empty stomach.

Peptide Therapy

From combating aging to boosting muscle development and recovery and more, peptide treatments can help you achieve a wide range of health goals. Our peptide treatments are delivered to your doorstep and self-administered in the comfort of your home.

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Peptides are short chains of amino acids similar to proteins because they are both made up of amino acids, but proteins are larger than peptides. Your body creates peptides, but they are also present in animal- and plant-based proteins such as dairy, meat, and whole grains. Peptides can also be created in laboratories. Lab-created peptides imitate your body’s natural peptides and are used to make medications that treat conditions such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis (MS).

Enhancing Physical Performance

There are numerous ways that peptide injections can enhance physical performance, including by boosting muscle growth, accelerating recovery post-exercise, and enhancing stamina and endurance.

Boosting Muscle Growth

Peptides are a more natural alternative to anabolic steroids, and they can boost muscle mass, help bodybuilders maximize the effects of their workouts, and promote fat loss.

Prominent peptides among bodybuilders and athletes are growth hormone secretagogues (GHSs) such as CJC-1295, hexarelin, and ipamorelin. GHSs stimulate the production and release of human growth hormone (HGH), a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland.

HGH can help enhance muscle growth and promote fat loss by causing the liver to release insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). IGF-1 stimulates muscle protein production and muscle growth and indirectly encourages the breakdown of body fat.

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Accelerating Recovery Post-Exercise

Peptide therapy may help your muscles recover quickly after exercise by enhancing protein synthesis and reducing inflammation. Peptides may also be useful in wound healing after surgery because of their potential to promote the expansion and migration of cells necessary for tissue regeneration and repair.

Examples of peptides used for recovery include BPC-157 and TB-500 (also known as thymosin beta-4). BPC-157 can heal gastrointestinal damage, muscle and tendon injuries, and wounds. TB-500 helps with healing wounds, reducing inflammation, and repairing tissue.

Enhancing Stamina and Endurance

Natriuretic peptides (NPs) help regulate blood pressure and heart and kidney function.1 They can also help manage cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) such as atherosclerosis, heart failure, hypertension, and stroke.

Anti-Aging Benefits

Peptide therapy offers anti-aging benefits such as skin rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction, hair growth stimulation, and enhanced cell regeneration.

Skin Rejuvenation and Wrinkle Reduction

The connective link between collagen production and peptides is that peptides increase collagen production. Collagen in the dermis layer of skin supports the epidermis layer, making skin elastic and resilient.

Hair Growth Stimulation

Peptides targeting hair follicle health include biotin, copper, and keratin peptides. All three of these types of peptides strengthen hair. Biotin peptides also prevent breakage. Copper peptides speed up hair growth and protect hair from damage by boosting collagen and elastin production and increasing blood flow to hair follicles. Keratin peptides improve hair shine and texture and prevent damage.

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Enhanced Cell Regeneration

The role of peptides in maintaining youthful tissue health is stimulating and regrowing your body’s stem cells to promote faster healing and tissue repair. Pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) inhibits the growth of new blood vessels and reduces inflammation, and a fragment of one of its functional domains, known as a PEDF-derived short peptide (PDSP), can expand and grow several different types of stem cells. Examples of conditions that can be treated with PDSP are dry eye disease and osteoarthritis. Peptide therapy is also more affordable than stem cell therapy.

Immune System Enhancement

Peptide therapy also enhances the immune system by boosting the body’s defense mechanisms, promoting gut health, and fighting common pathogens.

Boosting the Body’s Defense Mechanisms

Peptides can fortify white blood cells and antibody production, which helps your body fight off illnesses. In preclinical trials, peptides are useful in shrinking tumors and destroying elusive immunosuppressant cells called myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) without negatively affecting other important cells.

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Promoting Gut Health

A peptide called body protection compound-157 (BPC-157) comes from human gastric juice. BPC-157 protects the gut, which can be useful if you drink alcohol, take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or have a gastrointestinal disorder such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or leaky gut syndrome.

BPC-157 can also reduce inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Finally, BPC-157 can assist with digestion and nutrient absorption, keep your gut microbiome healthy, prevent the formation of stomach ulcers, and protect the gastrointestinal mucosa.

Defense against Common Pathogens

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) show promising potential as alternatives to antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs. AMPs come from both natural and synthetic sources. These peptides help your immune system combat numerous microorganism types, such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Other biological functions of AMPs include fighting tumors, forming new blood vessels, healing wounds, and regulating the immune system.

Cognitive Health and Mood Regulation

Peptides’ role in cognitive health and mood regulation includes brain function enhancement, mood stabilization, memory retention, and prevention of cognitive decline.

Peptides in Brain Function Enhancement

Neuropeptides in your brain can make neurotransmitters increase or decrease the strength of synaptic signaling.2 This ability may make them useful in controlling symptoms of migraine headaches.

Mood Stabilization

Some peptides are highly influential for our serotonin/dopamine balance. For example, tesofensine increases dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin, improving energy, memory, and mood and promoting weight loss.

The melanocortin peptides Selank and Semax affect brain hormone signaling and have been used to treat several conditions, including:

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  • Alcohol addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Benzodiazepine addiction
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Depression
  • Immune function
  • Metabolic syndrome

Weight Management and Metabolism

Peptide therapy affects weight management and metabolism in many ways, including appetite control, fat-burning acceleration, and lean muscle maintenance.

Appetite Control

There are ten appetite-regulating peptides:

  • Adiponectin: Modulates numerous metabolic processes, such as fatty acid catabolism and glucose regulation. Obese people have decreased levels of adiponectin.
  • Amylin: A pancreatic peptide co-secreted with insulin and helps reduce food consumption.
  • Bombesin and bombesin-related peptides: Suppresses feeding in humans by enhancing satiety. However, effective doses of bombesin can cause nausea and reduce food palatability.
  • Cholecystokinin (CKK): The first gut hormone to cause a dose-dependent reduction in food consumption. Infusion of CCK-33 in humans decreases hunger ratings and increases feelings of satiety.3 Combining CCK and leptin can result in more weight loss in 24 hours than leptin alone.
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  • Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1): Secreted with peptide YY in response to carbohydrates and other nutrients in the gut. In humans, infusing GLP-1 at the beginning of a meal reduces hunger and increases satiety scores without affecting palatability.
  • Insulin: Insulin slows food intake, may support weight loss, and acts as a meal initiation signal.
  • Leptin: The product of the human obese (ob) gene and is central to investigating appetite and body weight regulation. Heightened levels reduce appetite and influence energy expenditure to regulate body weight.
  • Oxyntomodulin (OXM): Released in response to food intake and is proportional to caloric content. People with tropical malabsorption or who have undergone jejunoileal bypass surgery for morbid obesity have higher levels of OXM. OXM strongly decreases appetite, body fat, food intake, and weight gain.
  • Pancreatic polypeptide: Released in response to food consumption and corresponds to consumed calories. Obese humans and genetically obese mice typically have critically low levels of this peptide. Pancreatic polypeptide significantly reduces human food intake, but these effects require a more thorough understanding.
  • Peptide YY: Produced in the large and small bowel in response to food. Peptide YY levels increase after meals and decrease food intake. Obese humans have low levels of this peptide, indicating a possible cause of obesity.4

Fat Burning Acceleration

Peptides can regulate the metabolism of lipids and can be used to treat lipid metabolism disorders such as hyperlipidemia. Hyperlipidemia is a common cardiovascular disease that causes high levels of lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood. Peptides that regulate lipid metabolism include those derived from plants such as algae, beans, nuts, chicken, eggs, fish, milk, and pork, and synthetic-sourced peptides.

Lean Muscle Maintenance

Peptides that stimulate the production of HGH can help preserve muscle while losing fat. HGH-producing peptides can also help you burn more calories during exercise, boosting your weight loss results.

Safety and Considerations

Potential risks and side effects of peptide injection therapy include:

  • Allergic reactions, including breathing difficulties, hives, and swelling
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Injection site reactions such as bruising, pain, and swelling
  • Interactions with other medications
  • Unknown long-term effects
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Peptide therapy may not be right for you if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Additionally, if you have a history of cancer, you should not take certain peptides.

Summary

Peptide injection therapy offers many benefits that affect different parts of the body. Peptides can help boost the immune system, improve gut health, enhance cognitive health and regulate mood, and help build muscle and lose weight. They may also improve physical performance, reduce signs of aging, and stimulate hair growth.

Peptide injections are usually well-tolerated. However, side effects such as allergic reactions, injection site reactions, and interactions with other medications are possible. Some peptides, such as GHSs, can cause hormone imbalances, and people with cancer should not take growth-influencing peptides. More research is necessary before we can fully understand the long-term effects of peptide therapy.

Revitalize With Peptide Therapy

Peptides are short chains of amino acids that serve as building blocks for proteins and play crucial roles in many biological functions. Combat age-related decline of peptides in your body with our scientifically formulated peptides, which offer a range of health benefits:

SERMORELIN - Boost lean muscle & reduce fat.

GHK-CU - Promote skin rejuvenation & firmness.

PT-141 - Intensify sexual desire & function.

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Peptide Shots - Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in our peptides injections?

There are many different peptide injections that we offer as part of a peptide therapy including Sermorelin, GHK-CU and PT-141.

What is SERMORELIN?

Sermorelin is a synthetic form of GHRH (growth hormone-releasing hormone) which controls the hGH (human growth hormone) and it’s recommended to people who have low levels of hGH. 

How do peptides improve your sleep?

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter present in the brain that releases chemicals as messages to your brain and body that it is time to go to sleep. Some peptides can interact with serotonin. Serotonin regulation issues can definitely interfere with a person's ability to have a good night's sleep.

Sermorelin is recognized for their potency as peptides that enhance sleep.

How do peptides improve immune health?

The immune response can be either blocked or stimulated to produce tolerance using peptides and peptidomimetics as immunomodulating agents.

Read more: Peptide Shots FAQ

References

[1] Rubattu S. - Natriuretic Peptides in the Cardiovascular System: Multifaceted Roles in Physiology, Pathology and Therapeutics;

[2] Russo AF. - Overview of neuropeptides: awakening the senses?;

[3] Lieverse RJ. - Satiety effects of cholecystokinin in humans;

[4] Karra E. - The role of peptide YY in appetite regulation and obesity;