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Peptide Therapy

What are Peptides?

None of us want to look or feel our age, but we don’t always have the time to invest in several anti-aging treatments. At OneLife Health & Performance in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, we understand that life can be hectic. That’s why we are proud to offer peptide therapy, a convenient and popular anti-aging treatment.

Peptides are molecules that occur naturally in all living organisms. Humans have peptides in every cell and tissue, and they are essential for several critical functions related to maintaining health and homeostasis. Depending on your needs, peptides can be used to treat low energy levels, low libido, several mood disorders, elevated body fat, signs of aging, and more.

Am I a Good Candidate for Peptide Therapy?

Peptide therapy is increasingly popular for its potential to promote healing, boost immunity, and enhance overall well-being. The ideal candidates for peptide therapy can be the following:

Individuals with Age-Related Conditions

Peptides can help to mitigate the effects of aging by promoting cell regeneration, enhancing skin health, and improving muscle tone and strength. People experiencing signs of aging might benefit from certain peptides that stimulate growth hormone production.

Athletes and Those Seeking Performance Enhancement

Peptides have the potential to enhance muscle growth, improve healing from injuries, and boost physical performance. Athletes or active individuals looking for non-invasive methods to support recovery and enhance physical capabilities might consider peptide therapy.

Patients with Chronic Inflammation or Autoimmune Diseases

Certain peptides are known for their anti-inflammatory properties, making them suitable for individuals with conditions like arthritis or autoimmune diseases where inflammation is a significant problem.

Those Seeking Weight Management Solutions

Peptides can influence how the body metabolizes fat, making them useful for weight loss and management. Individuals struggling with weight issues may benefit from specific peptides that affect appetite, metabolic rate, and fat loss.

Patients with Hormonal Imbalances

Peptide therapies can also help regulate hormones, which is beneficial for people with hormone-related issues such as thyroid disorders or insulin resistance.

Individuals Interested in Cosmetic and Skin Health Improvements

Some peptides are effective in enhancing skin elasticity and texture, reducing wrinkles, and promoting a healthy complexion.

People with Sleep Issues

Certain peptides help regulate sleep patterns and improve sleep quality, making them beneficial for individuals suffering from sleep disorders.

Peptide Therapy Benefits

Peptide therapies are most often used to treat inflammation of the gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems, treat sexual dysfunction, boost energy levels, build muscles, metabolize fat, and prompt your skin to produce more collagen. Here is a more comprehensive list of how peptide therapies may benefit you, depending on your needs:

  • Accelerates wound and surgery healing
  • Increases libido
  • Increases production of human growth hormone
  • Increases endurance, energy, and strength
  • Improves workouts and recovery time
  • Prompts the growth of new muscle cells
  • Supports lipolysis
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Improves regulation of other hormones
  • Increases muscle mass and definition

These are just some of the things peptides could do for you depending on which peptides you receive and other factors. It’s important to note that results vary from patient to patient. When you come in for your initial consultation in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, we can review your current goals and identify which peptides may be the most effective in helping you achieve them.

Peptides We Utilize At OneLife:

  • Semaglutide (commercially Wegovy or Ozempic)
  • Tirzepatide (commercially Mounjaro)
  • MOTS-c
  • AOD 9604
  • CJC 1295 / Ipamorelin

Your Peptide Therapy Consultation

During your consultation, you will be asked about your complete medical history and goals for the peptide treatment. From this detailed conversation, Dr. Winnard will recommend the best option among OneLife Health’s peptide treatments.

He will discuss the type of peptide, its benefits, how the peptide will be administered, and the timeline of possible results.

What to Expect During Peptide Therapy

Peptide therapy can be administered in several ways:

  • Subcutaneous Injections: The most common method, involves small injections under the skin, usually done at home with training from your healthcare provider.
  • Topical Creams: Some peptides can be formulated into creams for conditions like skin rejuvenation.
  • Oral Formulations: Certain peptides are available in oral form, though this is less common due to digestive breakdown.
  • Nasal Sprays: Utilized for peptides that target brain function or mood enhancement.

Depending on your preferences and Dr. Winnard’s recommendation, he will prepare a treatment plan that can help you feel comfortable and confident.

Your treatment plan will include the dosage, frequency, and duration of peptide therapy. Peptides are typically administered in cycles, which might last anywhere from a few weeks to several months, followed by a period of rest. This cycle can be repeated several times depending on your response and health goals.

Monitoring and Adjustments

During peptide therapy, Dr. Winnard will keep a close eye on your progress and any side effects you might experience. Peptide therapy is generally well-received, but it’s normal for treatments to have potential side effects. Should they occur, they’re usually minor, such as slight discomfort where the injection was given, feeling a bit tired, or having a headache.

Follow-Up Appointments

Regular follow-up appointments are important to assess the effectiveness of the treatment and make any necessary adjustments. Your progress and experience will be discussed and your treatment will be continuously adjusted to best suit your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Peptide Therapy Take to Work?

In a matter of weeks, you might start to notice better sleep, more energy, and rejuvenated skin. However, it could take months to fully experience improved muscle endurance and reduced body fat. Keep in mind, results and how long they last can vary depending on individual factors.

How Much Does Peptide Cost?

The price of Peptide varies widely depending on multiple factors, including the number of treatments required to achieve optimal results and the cosmetic or medical concerns you want to address. We will discuss all the financial details with you during your consultation, ensuring transparency and clarity about the investment in your health and well-being.

Are There Any Side Effects Associated With Peptide Therapy?

Peptide therapy is generally considered safe and well-tolerated. On the rare occasion that side effects do occur, they’re typically quite manageable, involving nothing more than a little reaction at the injection site, a temporary feeling of tiredness, a mild headache, or a bit of dry mouth. These are simply signs that your body is responding to the therapy as it begins to rejuvenate itself.

Can Anyone Use Peptide Therapy?

While peptide therapy offers benefits for many, it is not suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions, pregnant or nursing women, and those on specific medications should be discussed during consultation before starting peptide therapy.

Do I Need a Prescription for Peptide Therapy?

Yes, peptide therapy should only be administered under a healthcare provider’s supervision, and many peptides require a prescription.

How Do I Know if Peptide Therapy Is Right for Me?

The best way to determine if peptide therapy is appropriate for your needs is to consult with a healthcare provider who specializes in this type of treatment. To find out if peptide therapy suits you, book a consultation with our specialists at OneLife Health and Performance. They’ll evaluate your health and goals to recommend the best treatment plan.

How Is Peptide Therapy Different From Other Treatments?

Unlike other treatments, peptide therapy targets specific issues, minimizing the risk of common side effects seen with less targeted approaches such as broad-spectrum pharmaceuticals.

Administering peptides requires specificity, whether through subcutaneous injections, topical applications, or nasal sprays, to be effective. Peptides are sensitive to digestive enzymes and must directly reach specific tissues.

Schedule Your Consultation

To learn more about peptide therapy in Palm Beach or other anti-aging solutions, contact OneLife Health & Performance to schedule your initial consultation. Dr. Winnard and his team at our Palm Beach Gardens, FL office would be happy to review your current health and goals to tailor the most effective treatment plan to help you achieve your unique needs.

Contact us today to set up your consultation for peptide therapy. We look forward to speaking with you!


“Dr. Winnard and everyone associated with his practice always go above and beyond .Everyone is so friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. You feel at ease when you walk into their beautiful office. Finally found a Doctor that spends quality time with his patients and it is very obvious he truly cares about his patients’ well being!”

– Brooke

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