Peptides contain amino acids, which are the building blocks of essential proteins. They’re a relatively small molecule and easily broken down and accessed by the body.
Peptides are found in many plant and animal sources, including meat, milk, fish, wheat, and soy. Peptide therapy is a process by which the number of peptides in your body is restored to stimulate cellular regrowth. Peptides act as signaling molecules within your body and optimize functioning.
Your body naturally produces peptides, but the number varies greatly from person-to-person and is impacted by age. When you have less-than-optimal peptide production, your body experiences problems with digestion, metabolism, sexual desire, neuropathy, inflammation, and other age-related conditions.
Peptide supplements can come from natural sources or synthetic ones. Peptide therapy has a powerful, beneficial impact on your body and physical health.
Peptides have multiple roles in your physical health. There are many types — up to 7,000 — each has a different role in your body. Peptides have the power to:
Athletes may use peptide therapy to boost their athletic performance. However, their use is banned in some competitions.
Dr. Rieders uses peptide therapy to treat specific diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, and autoimmune conditions.
Peptides are easily injected into the body, so they hit the bloodstream and circulate efficiently throughout the body. Dr. Rieders may also inject peptides just under the skin to affect the muscles or into an area that needs healing. He carefully customizes the blend of peptides you receive, depending on your health complaints and wellness goals.
Peptides are generally well accepted by your body because they are a substance naturally found in everyday foods. You’ll notice an improvement in your energy levels as your cells repair in response to the therapy.
Call Peninsula Integrative Cardiology or use this website to schedule an appointment online today and benefit from peptide therapy.