Call Us: 704-220-1770

Peptides to Support hGH

What are peptides and how what do they have to do with hGH? We first need to understand hGH, or human growth hormone. hGH is produced in the pituitary gland and has supports tissue growth and repair. Our bodies produce a lot of hGH when we are young, as it is crucial for growth of bones and tissues. However, as we enter middle age, our hGH levels have been slowly declining and we may observe some associated changes of aging. We may lose muscle mass, have an unfavorable change in body composition, show aging changes in our skin and may have slower healing of wounds and injuries. These symptoms are related to lower hGH levels. “Sarcopenia” is the medical term for loss of muscle mass. If muscle mass gets too low, you can get joint instability, coordination problems, and can even suffer falls which can break bones.

hGH therapy is FDA restricted to only a few specific conditions and cannot be used legally simply for anti-aging purposes. However, there is an exciting new field of peptides that are effective in raising your own natural hGH levels. Peptides are simply small proteins, that when taken into the body, go to the pituitary and stimulate it to make more hGH. Peptides are much safer than hGH itself, because your pituitary will never make a dangerously high amount of hGH, like hGH injections often do. Side effects of peptides are very few, and there are several now available from some specialized compounding pharmacies.

There are several forms and types of peptides available. There are a few sublingual or oral forms, but most physicians see the best hGH boosting effects from the injectable forms.

  • Sarcotropin
  • Sermorelin/ipamorelin
  • CJC/ipamorelin
  • Tesamorelin

Benefits of hGH supporting peptides may include:

  • Increased lean body mass (muscle)
  • Reduced body fat
  • Improved strength and stamina
  • Accelerated healing
  • Enhanced immune function
  • Improved sleep
  • Enhanced bone health

If you think you have symptoms of low growth hormone, contact us today to discuss peptide options!

See all testimonials →

What our clients say about us

*Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your healthcare regimen. See our Full Disclaimer.
  • I knew my hormones were off balance, going through the change of life. I had hot flashes, I couldn’t sleep, and no libido. Dr. Reis diagnosed the hormone problems but she also found a thyroid issue and showed me how my stress and poor eating habits were affecting the rest of my body. She put me on bioidentical hormones and…Read More
  • I was on testosterone shots for a long time, but I never really felt as well as I thought I should have. Dr. Reis found out my estrogen was too high. She helped get that back to normal, changed me to pellet therapy, and really helped me with my diet and exercise. I feel so much more energetic now. My…Read More
  • I can’t believe how much better I feel! Dr. Reis took the time to really figure out how my hormones were out of balance. Now that I’m on testosterone pellets, with the other hormones and supplements, I feel great! My energy is back, my sex drive is much better, and the brain fog is gone. Thank you, Dr. Reis! Kathy…Read More
  • Dr. Reis understands that people like myself want to achieve a level of health where we improve our current condition which translates into more energy and a general feeling of well-being the entire day. Most medical offices are created to fix the sick but BodyLogicMD is focused on keeping you well. I have been a patient of Dr. Reis for over a…Read More


August 13, 2019

The Benefits of Compounded Hormones Can Enhance Menopause and Andropause Treatment

Standardized pharmaceuticals transform and save lives every day. Their role is so central in our lives that it is easy to forget just how powerful these medications can be, whether […]

Read More
Parent Theme Menu