Optimal Men's Center
Men's Health & Primary Care Practice located in Goodyear, AZ & Glendale, AZ
Peptide therapy is a regenerative medicine technique used to promote pain management, weight loss, and anti-aging. Specifically, it restores the levels of human growth hormone (HGH) throughout your body to improve your health and quality of life. At Optimal Men’s Center in Goodyear, Arizona, Trent Knight, PAC, and the team use peptide therapy to help men look and feel their best. To schedule an appointment, book a consultation using this website, or call the office to speak with a caring staff member today.
Peptide Therapy Q & A
What are peptides?
Peptides are a group of amino acids linked together by chemical bonds. They occur in every cell throughout your body and play an important role in most of your biologic processes, including immune function and inflammation reduction.
Peptides are crucial to a healthy body. If your peptide levels decrease, your cells are unable to do their job properly, which increases your risk of potentially serious health problems, including heart disease, kidney disease, and hormonal imbalances.
What is peptide therapy?
Peptide therapy is a type of regenerative medicine designed to restore balance to your body. It uses specially formulated doses of peptides, like thymosin alpha-1, HGH, and thymosin beta-4, to increase muscle mass, encourage weight loss, and improve sexual function.
Peptide therapy involves a series of injections spaced several weeks apart. Once the peptides enter your body, they stimulate the production of human growth hormone (HGH), repairing and restoring damaged tissues while minimizing the effects of the natural aging process.
Who can benefit from peptide therapy?
Any man who’s experiencing the effects of the natural aging process can benefit from peptide therapy. This is especially true if you experience symptoms like:
- Increased body fat
- Poor concentration
- Diminished sleep quality
- Weak joints and bones
- Organ malfunction
- Vision problems
- Low libido
- Memory loss
You might also benefit from peptide therapy if you have a chronic medical condition like diabetes, high blood pressure, or Crohn’s disease.
Does peptide therapy present any side-effects?
Peptide therapy is safe and usually well-tolerated. Following your injections, it’s normal to experience mild side-effects like headaches, joint pain, or a mild rash, but these issues should subside within a day or two.
If necessary, Mr. Knight can lower your dosage to minimize or prevent side-effects entirely.
How long does peptide therapy take?
No two peptide therapy treatment plans are exactly alike. Following a comprehensive physical exam, a review of your medical history, and a discussion of your symptoms and goals for treatment, Mr. Knight develops a custom care plan. Some people experience a significant improvement in their energy levels and quality of life after just a few sessions.
Others with more serious hormonal imbalances may require peptide therapy regularly, spanning a period of months or even years.
To learn more about the benefits of peptide therapy, request a consultation at Optimal Men’s Center. Book an appointment online, or call the office to speak with a caring member of the administrative staff today.