What are Peptides?
A peptide is a short chain of amino acids. Many health and cosmetic products contain different peptides for many uses, such as their potential anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, or muscle building properties. At Beyond Health we offer a variety of peptide products that can assist with everything from weight loss to athletic recover and overall well-being. Learn more about the peptide treatments we offer below.
CJC-1295 / Ipamorelin
If you’ve tried Sermorelin and had any issues with side effects, CJC-1295/Ipamorelin may be a good alternative. Patients have reported fewer side effects and a decrease in hunger than when they took Sermorelin.
CJC-1295 /Ipamorelin is more concentrated and requires a smaller dose than Sermorelin, so it only needs to be taken five days a week instead of the seven days required to gain the benefits of Sermorelin.
The combination of CJC-1295 and Ipamorelin was developed because the two can act together on the pituitary and hypothalamus to increase levels of growth hormone in your body. This maximizes the amount of growth hormone being released into your body for therapeutic benefit while acting on two separate families of receptors.
What will CJC-1295 /Ipamorelin do for me?
CJC-1295/Ipamorelin is a combination of peptides that when combined provide enhanced anti-aging properties. Other results include:
- Decreased body fat
- Increased muscle mass and strength
- Improved energy and strength
- Improved quality of sleep and combat insomnia
- Increased physical and mental performance
- Enhanced calcium retention
- Bone density improved
- Improved immune function
- Improved fat burning and skin elasticity
- Aided in connective tissue repair post injury
What’s the science behind Sermorelin?
CJC-1295/Ipamorelin is the combination of two compounds, CJC 1295 and Ipamorelin.
CJC-1295 is prescribed as a Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) analog that acts on the pituitary. Ipamorelin is prescribed as a selective Growth Hormone secretagogue that also acts on the pituitary. These two combinations act together to increase Human Growth Hormone by acting on two different families of receptors
It is best prescribed to be taken before bed on an empty stomach. CJC-1295/Ipamorelin is normally prescribed at night to maximize the body’s natural cycle of growth hormone and stimulate the pituitary gland during REM sleep.
Benefits for patients on CJC-1295/Ipamorelin shown over the first six weeks of protocol may include improvements in:
Week 1: Better sleep
Week 2: Workout benefits
Week 3: Mental Clarity
Week 4: Skin Elasticity
Week 5: Body Composition
BPC-157: A Potentially Powerful Healing Supplement For Recovering Athletes
You may have heard of BPC-157 if you have spent time in the athletic world – and for good reason. This peptide has been studied clinically in terms of its effect on human health since 1991, with intensified interest in recent years for applications ranging from injury recovery to improved performance in athletes.
The BPC-157 compound – also known by its chemical moniker C62H98N16O22 – is a short-chain amino acid sequence. It is comprised of 2 atoms of carbon, 98 atoms of hydrogen, 16 atoms of nitrogen, and 22 atoms of oxygen.
Short-chain amino acids such as BPC-157 are often referred to as simply “peptides.”
What Is the Optimal Dosage For Enhanced Athletic Performance?
The generally accepted ideal dosage of BPC-157 is 1-10 micrograms (mcg) per kilogram of body weight. This means, for the average man, a daily regimen of somewhere in the range of 200-800 mcg. Many users get the best response by splitting this daily intake into two doses, one in the morning and one in the evening.
As with any supplements, best practices generally indicate that you begin at the lower end of the scale and gradually titrate up the dosage as necessary, monitoring for any adverse reactions until you discover your optimal individual range.
BPC-157 comes in two common forms:
- Capsules for oral administration
- Subcutaneous Injectable Solutions
The Bottom Line on BPC-157
BPC-157 is a safe, well-studied peptide that has remarkable performance-enhancing upside, when used correctly, to fuel recovery and boost output on the field or in the gym with very little downside. It’s also notably affordable, as high-quality formulations can be produced generically and cost-effectively at scale.
For best results, you will ideally want to consult an experienced provider like Kristy Fury CFNP in Albuquerque, New Mexico who specializes in athletic supplementation to get the most out of the BPC-157 while minimizing risks.