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How Peptides Work to Combat Aging
Since peptides vary in structure and number, effects vary as well. Peptide therapy has been used to treat age-related conditions, osteoporosis, obesity, inflammatory disease and even neuropathy issues. This type of therapy provides a far less invasive alternative to medicines and procedures we have become all too familiar and complacent with.
These proteins are responsible for the way your body functions. Your weight loss, your sexual competence, and even your digestion processes are partially controlled by these proteins. Peptide therapy helps the body mimic the functions of naturally occurring peptides to emulate certain abilities on targeted areas. To find out if you are a candidate for Peptide Therapy or to learn more about Peptides, Hormone Replacement or any other information listed on our website, please Contact Us.
As We Age, Production of Essential Amino Acids and Peptides Decreases. As a Result, Our Bodies Begin to Show Signs of Aging and Cease to Perform at an Optimal Level.
Beginning Peptide Therapy can initiate an immediate and significant cascade of positive health results that can directly improve cognition, muscle mass, fat percentage, restful sleep and metabolism. All of which is achieved by potentiating the body’s own innate mechanisms.
It’s no secret that peptides are used in multiple forms as the ‘fountain of youth’. Medical grade cosmetic products use them, and the scientific data is growing, especially as it relates to the copper peptides now taking the anti-wrinkle topical serums by storm! The peptides used and found in many products stimulate collagen production in the lower layers of the skin, increasing skin firmness.
Collagen is a protein in the skin, hair, and nails. Collagen peptides are broken down collagen proteins that the body can absorb more easily. Taking collagen peptides may improve skin health and slow the aging process. Additionally, many peptides are known to improve skin elasticity and hydration.
Each and every one of us wants to stay physically, emotionally and healthy at heart. Many go to great lengths to combat the effects of aging. A well known general growth hormone benefit is that of its anti aging properties – whether using “standard” growth hormone or a growth hormone secretagogue variety, you’ll benefit from their, ability to regenerate skin cells / organic tissue as a result of enhanced collagen synthesis.
In conjunction with these regenerative abilities, bone density / joint support will also improve, meaning that the you will feel more “stable” and subsequently feel and look more “youthful”.
This “glowing” external appearance is a result of collagen production. Peptides can support the process of reduced wrinkles, aged spots and cellulite, and strengthen hair, its growth and nails.
Possible Peptides for Anti-Aging:
GHK-Cu is a naturally occurring copper complex that was first identified in human plasma, but has recently been found in multiple locations such as saliva and urine. Copper peptides are small, naturally occurring protein fragments that have high affinity for copper ions, which are critical to normal body function. GHK-Cu has a variety of roles in the human body including, promoting activation of wound healing, attracting immune cells, having anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, stimulating collagen and glycosaminoglycan synthesis in skin fibroblasts, and promoting blood vessel growth.
Evidence has shown that it acts as a feedback signal that is generated after tissue injury. It seems to act as a potent protector of tissue and it is an anti-inflammatory agent that controls the oxidative damage that occurs after tissue injury. Further, it then plays a big role in signaling tissue remodeling which removes damaged/scarred tissue and generates new, healthy tissue.
These positive effects decline with age because the concentration of GHK-Cu in the body decreases with age. Thus, there is an increase in inflammation, cancerous activity, and tissue destruction. In plasma, the level of GHK-Cu is about 200 ng/ml at age 20. By the age of 60, the level drops to 80 ng/ml.
Possible Benefits of GHK-Cu:
- Tighten loose skin and reverse thinning of aged skin
- Repair protective skin barrier proteins
- Improve skin firmness, elasticity, and clarity
- Reduce fine lines, depth of wrinkles, and improve structure of aged skin
- Smooth rough skin
- Reduce photodamage, mottled hyperpigmentation, skin spots and lesions
- Improve overall skin appearance
- Stimulate wound healing
- Protect skin cells from UV radiation
- Reduce inflammation and free radical damage
- Increase hair growth and thickness, enlarge hair follicle size
Cerebrolysin is a synthetic nootropic drug which consists of low-molecular peptides and possesses neuroprotective and neurotrophic repair properties. The active fragment of cerebrolysin is made of proteins with very low molecular masses that do not exceed 10.000 daltons. This means they can penetrate the blood-brain barrier and reach neurons directly. Cerebrolysin has been proven to have neurotrophic action similar to nerve growth factors, which cause peripheral and central neuronal stimulation. It improves efficiency within the brain’s aerobic metabolic processes and improves intracellular peptide synthesis. The neuroprotective properties of this nootropic agent help to shield neurons from lactocidosis to prevent formation of free radicals. It has been used for treating stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Possible Benefits of Cerebrolysin:
- Protects brain cells and preventing their death due to harmful conditions (Stroke and Brain injuries). Cerebrolysin improved the recovery and outcome of patients after stroke and traumatic brain injury
- Promotes the growth of new brain cells
- Improves brain cell communication, which enhances learning capacity
- Increases brain energy (by increasing glucose uptake by brain cells) and protein production in cells
- Decreases brain levels of beta-amyloid deposits, which are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
- Lowers inflammation in the brain
- A combination of cerebrolysin with antidepressants was more effective in improving symptoms in patients with treatment-resistant depression than antidepressants alone
Cerebrolysin is safe and generally well-tolerated by patients, with mild and temporary side effects. For more information, please Contact Us.
Zinc Thymulin (ZT) is used to regenerate hair lost as a result of androgenic alopecia. Hair loss occurs in a large percentage of the adult human population and increases in prevalence with increasing age. Hair loss may occur in males and in females but is more prevalent in males. In the western population it is estimated that 50% of the male population have noticeable hair loss by 50 years of age. The most common form of hair loss in men is termed androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness). Most hair loss involves inactivation of hair follicles, that is, hair follicles cease to grow hair. Literature also suggests that the thinning of the fat scalp layer due to age can contribute to hair loss through inactivation of the stem cells which regulate hair growth. A deficiency of Zinc will also lead to hair loss.
Zinc and thymulin are two natural compounds involved in hair follicle growth and have been studied and found to promote hair growth. Combined into a spray solution, ZT can be applied to the scalp and treat hair loss, bald patches and as well as initiate the angen hair growth phase (the active growth phase of hair follicles during which the root of the hair is dividing rapidly).
Testing has shown to be safe and effective, with proven clinical results published in the peer reviewed medical journal Hair Therapy and Transplantation.
Possible Benefits of ZT:
- Can improve hair growth
- Can improve quantity of hair
- Can prevent hair loss
- Can improve endogenous hair pigmentation
- A variety of alopecia states can be treated
- Both women and men can be treated
- Treatment may be combined with known other hair restoration method
What is Melanin?
Melanin is the skin pigment produced that protects our skin from sun’s UV radiation and damage. It could be considered our body’s own natural sunscreen. Low levels of melanin mean that the skin is highly susceptible to DNA damage with excess sun exposure. This lack of melanin and its protection against UV radiation means that those individuals with fair skin have a propensity to burn and risk more DNA damage. It also means that a lot of time is invested their ability to develop a tan safely without burning.
Receiving an adequate supply of vitamin D from the sun without being at risk of developing melanoma is somewhat of a balancing act. Studies have already discovered that staying out of the sun to prevent melanoma can cause vitamin D deficiency.
Possible Benefits of a Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone:
- The ability to achieve a darker tan with less exposure to UV radiation
- Possible reduction in the risk of Melanoma (skin cancer)
- A possible reduction in the incidence of sun-damaged skin
- Fair skin individuals have the ability to develop a tan through the use of the MT2 peptide.
- It can lead to reduction in body fat
- No sunburn, No tan lines
- No sunless tanning streaks or fake tan removal
- It can increase libido
- (During clinic trials for its use as a tanning agent, melanotan II was found to be a potent stimulator of male erections. It has also been shown to increase female sexual desire in patients with sexual arousal disorder).
Thymosin alpha 1 (T α 1) is a peptide or a small protein, produced naturally by the thymus gland. The thymus is where immune cells known as T cells mature and are released when prompted to do so by the T α 1 peptide. T cell production and action within the body is vital to adaptive immunity. This is the mode by which immune cells are able to recognize and kill foreign invaders. Specifically, T α 1 has been shown to enhance the function of certain immune cells called T and dendritic cells. These white blood cells play pivotal roles in the body’s defense process to anyone with a depressed immune system or suffering from an infection.
Possible Benefits of Thymosin alpha 1:
- Enhances the function of certain immune cells called T and dendritic cells
- Help eradicate the unhealthy cells and stop the infection or cancer growth
- Exhibits antibacterial and antifungal properties
- Suppresses tumor growth
- Increases vaccine effectiveness
- Protects against oxidative damage
T cells, for example, come in two forms: killer and helper T cells. Killer T cells are responsible for hunting down and destroying our body’s own cells that are cancerous or infected with bacteria or viruses. Helper cells work with the other cells of the immune system to orchestrate and carry out appropriate immune responses.
Thymosin is a hormone secreted from the thymus. Its primary function is to stimulate the production of T cells, which are an important part of the immune system. Thymosin also assists in the development of B cells to plasma cells to produce antibodies. The predominant form of thymosin, thymosin beta 4, is an actin, a cell building protein. One of the main mechanisms of action of Thymosin Beta-4 is its regulation of Actin. This cell-building protein is an essential component of cell structure and movement which leads to its role in tissue repair. TB 4 has been found to play an important role in protection, regeneration, and remodeling of injured or damaged tissues. After an injury, TB 4 is released by platelets and numerous other types of cells to protect the most damaged cells and tissues and to reduce inflammation and microbial growth.
Possible Benefits of Thymosin beta 4:
- Calms muscle spasm
- Improved muscle tone
- Increased exchange of substances between cells
- Encourages tissue repair
- Stretches connective tissue
- Helps maintain flexibility
- Reduced inflammation of tissue in joints
- Encourages the growth of new blood cells in tissue
- Increased endurance and strength
- Prevents the formation of adhesions and fibrous bands in muscles, tendons, and ligaments
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