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Did you know Enchanted is now offering “antiaging” peptide therapy?

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Antiaging Peptide Therapy By Enchanted Medical Aesthetics

Sermorelin Peptide Therapy is one of the peptides we offer that has antiaging benefits. Since there is value in understanding what Peptides are and the benefits of Sermorelin, we’ve taken the time to break it down for you. Let’s start with the basics of what peptides are and then dive into the Top 10 questions that patients often have pertaining to peptides and Sermorelin.

Peptides are made from amino acids and have many functions in the body. Peptides are chains of amino acids that improve cell signaling in the body. Most act like neurotransmitters, while some act like hormones. Many control and influence how our bodies react to diet and physical exercise.

As we age, human growth hormone production declines. After age 30, levels start dropping by over 1% each year. As a result, our bodies begin to show signs of aging, and cease to perform at an optimal level. Because peptides have the ability to boost your body’s own natural growth hormone production, they are rapidly replacing traditional Human Growth Hormone therapy.

  1. What are peptides? 

Peptides are chains of amino acids that improve cell signaling in the body. There are currently dozens of peptides approved for use in the U.S., Japan and Europe. In fact, insulin was the first peptide approved in the US.

  1. What can peptides do for me?

Peptides have dozens of uses from cancer therapies, anemia, autoimmune disorders, diabetes and many other diseases. In my functional medicine practice, I use peptides to build muscle and reduce fat, improve energy, improve sexual function and to reduce GI and musculoskeletal inflammation. My most commonly prescribed peptide combinations function to naturally boost growth hormone for better recovery.

  1. How are the peptides given? 

Most peptides are injected on a daily basis, but there are a few that are taken orally.

  1. What are some of your most commonly used peptides?

Sermorelin, Ipamorelin, and CJC-1295

These peptides all function in a similar manner to boost growth hormone production in your body. For our purposes here, we will mostly discuss Sermorelin as it is the most commonly used and studied. Human Growth Hormone (HGH) peaks at about age 20 and steadily declines as we age. Some people even use HGH as a powerful anti-aging tool. Unfortunately, HGH is extremely expensive and has significant risks with long-term use. As an alternative, we prefer peptide therapy with Growth Hormone Releasing Factors such as Sermorelin, CJC-1295, and Ipamorelin. These peptides can boost your own HGH levels helping to slow the process of aging so that you can live your best life. Peptides are not only much less expensive than HGH, but much safer as well. Sermorelin and similar peptides stimulate the production and release of HGH from your pituitary gland.

  1. What can Sermorelin/CJC-1295 do?
  1. Weight: can help to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. When combined with exercise, improve lean muscle mass and help your body burn fat more efficiently.
  2. Sleep: can help restore a normal sleep cycle. Abnormal sleep can completely disrupt your life with poor mental function, fatigue, mood changes and abnormal weight gain.
  3. Athletic Recovery or Injury: have been shown to speed up and improve recovery from athletic performance or injury so that you can get back out there faster.
  4. Improved Stamina: increased exercise tolerance and less requirement for rest
  5. Surgical or injury healing: have even been shown to improve healing after surgery, especially with surgeries involving bone, ligament, tendon and muscle.
  6. Anti-Aging: can make skin appear firmer or tighter and improve muscle fullness for a more youthful appearance and lifestyle
  7. How is Sermorelin or CJC-1295 Used?

Sermorelin is administered by an injection under the skin with a tiny insulin needle once daily prior to bedtime. This helps to mimic the night time release of HGH that happens in young people. CJC-1295 is injected daily on 5 days per week. Sermorelin and CJC-1295 have the same mechanism of action but CJC-1295 lasts longer and therefore does not have to be injected daily.

  1. How will I Know It’s Working? How long does it take to work?

Typically, within a few weeks, you should see improved sleep and energy. Full effects such as decreased fat and improved muscle mass can take 3-6 months.

  1. Do I Need To Take It Forever?

Initially, it needs to be injected every day, but can often be reduced as directed by your physician.

  1. How Do I Get Started?

The starting place for any hormonal optimization or peptide program is a thorough evaluation and consult with one of our medical providers. Labs are required within the last 6 months to see if you’re a candidate. If you don’t have up to date labs, Enchanted offers this service.

  1. Is it safe?

Unlike illegal human growth hormone, Sermorelin is manufactured in the U.S., in FDA approved pharmacies. Be certain that your doctor thinks you are a good candidate for Sermorelin treatment and that it is manufactured in the U.S. at a FDA approved pharmacy. Sermorelin has been used safely for years to improve healing and recovery.

  1. How Do Peptide Injections Encourage and Facilitate Weight Loss?

Sermorelin/CJC-1295 are effective at helping patients lose weight. These peptides help induce weight loss because Human Growth Hormone stimulates the production of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1). Higher levels of IGF-1 lead to higher levels of metabolism, which make it easier to lose weight more quickly when one controls calories. Higher levels of metabolism also provide the body with more energy and endurance for aerobic exercise.

Sermorelin/CJC-1295 Therapy vs. Human Growth Hormone Therapy

So, if all of these medical issues are the result of Human Growth Hormone, why take Sermorelin/CJC-1295 instead of HGH? One advantage of these peptides is that, unlike HGH, they do not suppress your own HGH production. They also greatly reduce the risk of overdose and side effects. HGH therapy gives long-lasting higher levels, which is how your own HGH production is suppressed and can lead to significant risks such as diabetes. These peptides do not have the same effect on blood sugar levels as HGH, eliminating the risk of high blood sugar and diabetes. Human Growth Hormone Overdose and Abuse has also been associated with the risk of joint and other bone problems and the development or advancement of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

  1. Who Should not take Sermorelin/CJC-1295?

If you have a prescription or are currently taking corticosteroids such as Prednisone or thyroid medication, please let your doctor know.

Those who have cancer should avoid using any medication or hormone therapy that encourages the production of Human Growth Hormone, as Human Growth Hormone can stimulate the growth of existing cancer cells. Women that are pregnant should not take Sermorelin/CJC-1295 or any Human Growth Hormone Therapy because they have never been studied for safety in pregnancy.


BPC or “Body Protective Compound” is a string of 15 amino acids forming a peptide. BPC-157 is the target of many research projects. Most of the research regarding BPC-157 is related to orthopedic injuries and surgeries or to inflammation of the GI tract. BPC has been shown to improve healing rates of muscles, tendons, bones, and ligaments following injury or surgery. BPC has also been used to treat inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s disease, ulcers, and irritable bowel syndrome. I have personally seen BPC-157 improve healing in ulcers, Crohn’s disease, fractures, tendon injuries, and many types of surgeries.


Semaglutide is a peptide used for blood sugar control and weight loss. I have seen tremendous results with Semaglutide for helping patients lose weight. This is a once weekly injection. The most common side effect is nausea and there appears to be a very good safety profile for Semaglutide.

The starting place for any hormonal optimization or peptide program is a thorough evaluation with a medical provider and blood draw to see if you are a candidate for therapy.

Enchanted Medical Aesthetics is currently accepting new patients and offers a comprehensive evaluation, blood test and state-of-the-art screening. If you are tired of being tired… or you have tried everything to lose that unwanted weight but nothing seems to be working, our Sermorelin Peptide therapy might be the piece to the puzzle that you are missing. Call us today to schedule your consultation.

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