What Is a Peptide?
A peptide is a short chain of amino acids that are linked together and can be thought of as a small protein. Peptides act as signaling molecules within the body that function on a deeper level than hormones. They bind to receptors on the cell surface and tell other cells and molecules what to do—even hormones.
What Is Peptide Therapy?
Peptide therapy, or the use of specific peptides in treatment, is becoming more popular—especially with anti-aging. This is due largely to the fact that these peptides are highly specific while also being extremely tolerated and safe.
Anti-aging, Hormone Optimization, and Peptide Therapy
Peptides have many functions in the body, some act like neurotransmitters, others function like hormones. Many control and influence how our bodies react to diet and physical exercise. In particular, there are several amino acids—the building blocks of peptides—that are necessary for producing hormones like human growth hormone. Therefore if the body is not making enough of those amino acids, your production of that hormone will be lowered.
The medical community is understanding more and more these days that hormone replacement therapy—like the naturally derived bio-identical hormone pellets found at Yunique Medical—is really successful when combined with Peptide Therapy.
Anti-aging peptide therapy, BPC-157 and Bremelanotide, can go even further than merely replacing and begin correcting hormone imbalances and reduce symptoms of aging including:
- increased energy and mental focus
- enhanced sex drive
- improved bone density
- skin elasticity
- muscle tone and stamina
- thicker, fuller hair
- lower body fat and cholesterol levels
- fewer wrinkles
- decreased joint and muscle pain
Peptide Therapy at Yunique Medical—Incorporate It with BHRT
BPC-157 (Body Protective Compound) – BPC is composed of 15 amino acids isolated from human gastric juice. BPC Peptide Therapy accelerates the healing of many different wounds, tendons, ligaments, muscles, nervous system and other organs. This peptide is known to increase growth hormone, promote outgrowth of fibroblasts, cell survival under stress and decrease pain in damaged areas.
BPC Peptide Therapy is also used in other treatments than just anti-aging—especially bowel and digestive dysfunction. Providers have administered it to prevent gastric ulcers, improve digestive function, protect and heals inflamed intestinal epithelium (leaky gut), eosinophilic esophagitis, help inflammatory bowel disease and protect liver from toxic insults.
Other potential target conditions for BPC Peptide Therapy are:
- Lyme disease
- Chronic viral or intracellular infections
- Autoimmune disease
- Inflammatory conditions
- Chemical sensitivity
- GI ulcers/inflammation
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Leaky gut
- Prevent/treat heart arrhythmias
Bremelanotide (PT 141) – PT 141 Peptide Therapy is developed from Melanotan II for aphrodisiac effects. It is estimated that 43 % of females and 30 million men suffer from sexual dysfunction. Unlike other sexual enhancement drugs, PT 141 Peptide Therapy works at the level of the brain, thus eliciting a rather natural sexual response.
Combine Peptide Therapy with BHRT for Advanced Anti-Aging
BHRT is an excellent treatment option for anti-aging. When BHRT is combined with Peptide Therapy, you’ll experience optimal wellness on a whole new level. Provide your body with the hormones it needs and the molecules to control and replenish those hormones. Call today about including Peptide Therapy in your anti-aging treatment plan.