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The Smarter, Safe, and More Effective Alternatives to HGH Replacement

Human growth hormone (HGH) is naturally produced in the pituitary gland and plays a vital role in the growth of every cell in the human body, cell regeneration, maintaining healthy tissue throughout the body, and keeping your body functioning at peak performance.

Growth hormone is released in bursts every three to five hours by the pituitary gland. The hypothalamus in the brain regulates the secretion of hormones from the pituitary gland. In order for the pituitary gland to release more growth hormone, the hypothalamus must release growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH). The GHRH in turn signals the pituitary gland to release growth hormone.

Unlike traditional Human Growth Hormones, Growth Hormone Peptides do not replace your body’s own growth hormone production, creating a dependence on the therapy. Peptides are secretagogues, which naturally enhance and stimulate your body’s own production of growth hormone.

Human Growth Hormone Deficiency

As we age, the pituitary gland simply does not produce as much HGH, and our levels naturally decline. In women, HGH levels start to decline in the early 20s. In men, it is usually around age 35. In middle age, HGH levels are usually less than half of what they were in a person’s early 20s. As our HGH levels decrease, we start to notice negative effects like weight gain, muscle loss, decreased energy levels, reduced strength and stamina, low libido or sexual dysfunction, poor sleep and aging skin.

HGH Activated Peptide Therapy

If you are feeling the effects of aging mentioned above, you should have your levels checked by a Functional Medicine expert to determine if you have an adult growth hormone deficiency. At True Health, our hormone therapy options for treating growth hormone deficiency include a range of Peptides known to be safer than synthetic HGH replacement therapy.

How Long Does it Take Anti-Aging Peptide Therapy to Work?

Peptide therapy has a “loading” period of 3-6 months before full effects are noticed. Benefits start within the first few weeks and they increase synergistically with continued therapy. Initially, injections are administered more frequently. Once levels become optimal and the benefits are achieved, injection frequencies can be decreased and transitioning to a maintenance protocol is possible.

The Power of Peptides

Since peptides are able to improve a number of very precise concerns, they offer a wide range of benefits for overall health and appearance, including:

  • Boosts energy

  • Builds muscle

  • Enhances physical performance

  • Burns fat

  • Increases weight loss

  • Repairs muscles and tendons

  • Improves appearance

  • Increases sex drive

  • Enhances sleep quality

  • Sharpens memory and cognitive focus

Some of the Peptides Available at True Health

Each peptide varies slightly as far as structure and mechanism of action. Thus, a certain peptide may be preferred depending on the patient’s health status and desired outcome. A combination of peptides may also be recommended to achieve long-term and sustainable results. With more than 7,000 naturally-occurring peptides, the following are preferred for the ways they can help you achieve your fitness, anti-aging and wellness goals.

CJC 1295 + Ipamorelin

As one of a new and improved generation of peptides, this potent combination is more effective for most people and offers more targeted action to deliver these worthwhile benefits:

  • Fights the signs of aging

  • Builds collagen and reduces wrinkles

  • Increases fat loss and weight loss

  • Accelerates healing and recovery

  • Improves sleep and mood

  • Enhances cognitive function

  • Increases lean muscle mass

  • Improves immune system

Like HGH, sermorelin provides important benefits in the treatment of adult growth hormone deficiency. Both therapies stimulate the division and replication of cells to promote growth. But unlike injections of synthetic HGH, sermorelin stimulates the pituitary gland to produce its own HGH:

  • Improves sleep quality

  • Reduces subcutaneous fat

  • Increases muscle mass

  • Increases stamina

  • Decreases muscle and joint soreness

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Aids in the reverse of cognitive decline

Short for “body protection compound,” this power-packed peptide is a true healing hero for the way it significantly speeds up the healing process for all kinds of tissues, from muscles and tendons to your gut and your brain. It can help in the following ways:

  • Accelerates muscle and tendon healing

  • Aids in reducing arthritis pain

  • Decreases inflammation

  • Increases collagen production

  • Repairs lean tissue throughout the body

  • Improves intestinal health

  • Enhances GABA neurotransmission

  • Counteracts the effects of Parkinson’s disease

GHK-CU Copper Peptide
An anti-aging powerhouse, this peptide is considered a skin savior for its many beautiful benefits, such as:

  • Improves overall skin appearance

  • Increases skin firmness, elasticity and clarity

  • Repairs the skin’s protective barrier

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles, inflammation and free radical damage

  • Diminishes photodamage and hyperpigmentation

  • Stimulates wound healing

  • Protects skin cells from UV radiation

  • Increases hair growth and thickness

AOD 9604

Stubborn fat and pesky pounds are no match for this fragment of Human Growth Hormone, which stimulates fat burning and weight loss without affecting blood insulin levels. This fat fighter is a favorite for the way it:

  • Regulates fat metabolism

  • Triggers fat release

  •  Increases your metabolism

DSIP delta Sleep-Inducing Peptide

A neuropeptide that helps reduce stress and improve restful sleep:

  • Helps improve restful sleep

  • Reduces stress related symptoms

  • Alleviates pain conditions

  • Antioxidant and antioncogenic proteins

  • Improves low testosterone

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