Peptide therapy is a treatment using specific peptides. The unique specific effects and extremely high levels of safety have led to a strong increase in popularity regarding this therapy during the last few years. There are similarities to hormone therapy, which offers broader and more generalized effects. As of January of 2015, the FDA had already approved more than sixty peptide medications; 500 were still in pre-clinical development and 140 were in clinical trials for evaluation in the United States. The majority of peptide drugs have an intradermal administration, but there are also transdermal creams, oral tablets and nasal sprays available.
The Known Peptides for Peptide Therapy
The body contains in excess of 7,000 known peptides. They direct a huge number of bodily functions, such as hormone production, immune modulation, libido and sexual arousal, inflammation reduction, aging, muscle and tissue repair, central nervous system and brain health, weight loss, DNA repair and anti-microbial effects. The range of benefits is extremely wide because so many specific conditions are treated using peptides in the body. Peptides can limit the impact of the aging process and improve the overall wellness of the body. Some of the conditions peptide therapy can improve include:
- Weight management
- Stimulating growth hormones
- Sleep issues
- Muscle and joint repair
- Focus and mental clarity
Peptide therapy is important for anyone interested in improving any of the conditions listed above. It should be noted that this therapy is not a magical cure for every illness and ailment, but it does offer significant help with a lot of them. This therapy can also be used along with some of the other treatments currently being received by the individual. Any side effects are typically small and fairly uncommon. This is an excellent way of improving a person’s overall wellness without having to try a wide variety of numerous and extensive procedures. The treatment just makes it easier to establish better health.
Learn More During a Consultation
If you are interested in learning more about the various benefits of peptide therapy, please feel free to set up your personal consultation with us at Optimal Health and Wellness, located in Pasadena, CA. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started. We look forward to hearing from you!