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What are Peptides and Peptide Therapies?
Peptide Therapies hold some of the newest and most promising potential in the healthcare world. As more and more are discovered, tested and approved by the FDA, their importance will only grow.
Peptides are naturally occurring short amino acid chains which act as the body's signal molecule to switch certain cell functions on or off. These signals can be specifically targeted to trigger therapeutic effects of all types.
Peptide Therapy is the targeted use of peptides to produce a specific reaction in the body. Some peptides have been shown to assist with weight loss by stimulating the breakdown of visceral fat. They may also be utilized to reduce inflammation. Some peptides stimulate the production of human growth hormone and are utilized in anti-aging therapies or to increase muscle mass.
Peptides are typically administered through the skin as a subcutaneous injection. They can also be applied in a cream, a nasal spray or in oral form.
Who May Benefit From Peptide Therapy?
There are hundreds of peptides available that target every system in the body. Case Integrative Health uses peptides as part of treatment regimens for all manner of patients including those with:
Additionally, patients looking to improve their overall health have found benefits from peptides including:
Improved muscle tone and reduced soreness
Accelerated recovery from injury