As you age, it can be difficult to keep off weight. Your metabolism slows, your hormone levels drop and your overall physiology changes. These changes make maintaining weight hard but make losing weight on your own an extremely difficult challenge..
At Fountain of You MD in Virginia Beach, VA, we offer personalized weight-loss support programs. For many patients, we recommend peptide therapy as a key way to change your body and get rid of fat.
What are peptides?
Peptides are short chains of amino acids (the building blocks that make up the proteins in your body). They are naturally occurring and are used throughout your body to signal and activate changes. Peptides play a beneficial role in a wide range of bodily functions, including weight loss, regulating blood sugar, hormone production, immune function, and inflammation control.
What is peptide therapy?
Peptide therapy, also known as growth hormone replacement therapy (GHRT), has been embraced by many age management practitioners as one of the most effective methods for overall wellness and anti-aging. Growth hormone-releasing peptides (GHRP), like Sermorelin and Ipamorelin, have been proven to slow hormonal failure and boost immunity. By stimulating the pituitary gland, these peptides increase the natural production of human growth hormone (HGH), which directly affects your metabolism.
Some prescribers prefer to use topical creams, nasal sprays or oral medication, but we have found intradermal injections to be the most effective form of administering peptides.
Currently, there are over 60 FDA approved peptide medications and another 140 in clinical trials. Peptide treatments are a less invasive option of treating osteoporosis, neuropathy, Lyme disease, chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease, and other chronic degenerative diseases.
What is the best peptide for weight loss?
In our clinic, our patients have had tremendous results losing weight using the peptides Sermorelin, Ipamorelin, and CJC-1295. Peptide therapy is so successful because peptides are already used by the body as biological messengers. The body is not subjected to a foreign
A majority of patients find that after using peptide therapy for just a few weeks, they see benefits such as:
- Fat loss
- Lean muscle growth
- Better ability to gain and maintain muscle mass
- Quicker recovery from workouts
- Increased mental clarity
- Better skin elasticit
- Enhanced sleep
In fact, many patients report feeling years younger thanks to peptide therapy. Growth hormone replacement therapy improves overall health, energy levels, and the general sense of well-being.
At Fountain of You MD in Virginia Beach, we provide personalized peptide therapy as part of a comprehensive weight loss plan. In combination with prescription medicines and dietary support, we can help you lose weight and feel younger within weeks. Contact us at 757-644-4615 to learn more about peptide therapy and schedule your appointment today.