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We specialize in anti-aging therapies that are safe and effective. We take a holistic approach in order to make you feel emotionally, mentally, and physically better!

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All our therapy plans are customized to meet your individual needs. We have bio-identical hormones, peptides, IV Therapy, and more.

CJC-1295 – Weight Loss and More

If you want to lose weight not just to be healthier but also look it, you have to target specific areas of the body. Even if you are stronger than ever before, if you are still sporting a gut, it’s hard to qualify as a beach bod. Now, we are not saying that everyone has to go for this look. Being healthy should be your ultimate goal. But if you are, the key is to burn belly fat. Unfortunately, the midsection can often be one of the most difficult spots to lose weight from, especially past a certain age. Thankfully, certain natural compounds, such as CJC-1295, can help give you the boost you need.

To the uninitiated, a name like CJC-1295 might sound more like a Star Wars character than the next big thing in weight loss. But don’t let the code-like name scare you off. CJC-1295 is a peptide with some pretty wide-reaching benefits. To sum it up, CJC-1295 can boost energy levels, speed up metabolisms, and help people stay fit and slim as they age. And best of all, CJC-1295 is not a hormone, so it doesn’t cause any of the harsh side effects that hormone therapies create.

What is CJC-1295?

Although it might sound rather complicated, understanding CJC-1295 is pretty straightforward. Peptides are essentially just small chains of amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. But a peptide is not a protein. Yes, the body does use some peptides to build protein, but the body also uses peptides to produce other things such as hormones and enzymes. For example, CJC-1295 acts as a chemical signal, triggering the release of human growth hormone (HGH). While it’s not a hormone itself, it does play an important role in how the body regulates HGH.

Human growth hormone has its reputation among bodybuilders and dieticians, and for a good reason. It’s an essential hormone for much of the body. Despite its name, it does more than just trigger growth. It helps regulate the metabolism, controls bone density, and even manages body fluids and composition.

But, after a certain age, the body stops producing as much HGH. By the time we are 50, most people have lost about 30% of the HGH they had when they were in their 20’s. This is why losing weight and remaining active become more difficult over the years. With less HGH, our bodies not only struggle to build new muscle but also begin to lose pre-existing muscle. We also become more prone to sickness.

Starting on CJC-1295

Taking human growth hormone on its own can often result in some unpleasant side effects. Hormone therapies can cause major mood swings, weight change, and even shifts in sex drive. Unless you have a hormonal imbalance, we recommend avoiding hormone therapies. Instead, taking CJC-1295 can help naturally boost your body’s HGH production. Rather than acting as a hormone, it triggers the pituitary gland to increase how much HGH is released into the bloodstream.

If you wish to start taking CJC-1295, we recommend speaking with your doctor. If you qualify, you can receive a prescription and begin taking the peptide. CJC-1295 is administered through a subcutaneous injection so that it is absorbed steadily into the pituitary gland. You may experience standard side effects such as a headache, nausea, sensitivity at the injection site, or dizziness. If severe side effects are persistent, talk to your doctor immediately. You may have suffered a reaction, or the dosage may need to be altered. It is always best to keep your doctor in the loop when starting a new therapy.