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Treatment with Peptides


Peptides play various roles in the body, acting as signaling molecules. They can regulate processes such as growth, immune function, and inflammation. Some peptides are involved in hormone production, while others function as neurotransmitters and muscle-building and delay the aging process.

treatment with peptides

Additionally, certain peptides have antioxidant properties and can contribute to skin health. Overall, peptides play a crucial role in maintaining the body's physiological functions. Peptides are smaller versions of proteins. They may provide pro-aging support, anti-inflammatory, or muscle-building properties. Recent research indicates that some types of peptides could have a beneficial role in slowing down the aging process, reducing inflammation and cancer risk reduction.

Examples of certain peptides that we use for treatment in Cosmetica Slimming and Medspa Clinic include:

NAD, or Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide, is a coenzyme found in all living cells. It plays a crucial role in various biological processes, including energy metabolism and DNA repair. NAD exists in two forms: NAD+ (oxidized) and NADH (reduced).

NAD+ is involved in reactions that extract energy from nutrients and transfer it to other cellular processes. Additionally, NAD+ is a substrate for enzymes involved in DNA repair and maintenance. There is growing interest in NAD+ due to its potential role in aging and age-related diseases, with some exploring NAD+ precursors, like nicotinamide riboside (NR), as potential supplements to support cellular functions.


BPC-157, or Body Protective Compound-157, is a synthetic peptide derived from a protein in the stomach. It has gained attention for its potential regenerative and healing properties, promoting tissue repair and reducing inflammation. Some research suggests it may have therapeutic effects on various organs and systems, including the gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, and central nervous system. However, it's crucial to note that while there is ongoing scientific interest, more research is needed to fully understand its mechanisms and potential applications. As with any experimental substance, caution and consultation with healthcare professionals are advised.


CJC-1295 is a synthetic peptide that falls within the category of growth hormone-releasing hormones (GHRH). It is designed to stimulate the release of growth hormone and IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor-1) in the body. People may use CJC-1295 for various purposes, including muscle growth, fat loss, and potential anti-aging effects. It's essential to note that the use of peptides like CJC-1295 for purposes other than those approved by medical authorities is a subject of debate and concern. Such substances may have risks and side effects, and their use should be approached with caution. Always consult with a healthcare professional before considering the use of peptides or similar substances.


GHK-Cu, or Copper Peptide GHK-Cu, is a peptide complex that consists of the tripeptide Glycyl-L-Histidyl-L-Lysine, combined with a copper ion. It is derived from the amino acid sequence found in human plasma, saliva, and urine. GHK-Cu has attracted attention for its potential role in skin health and wound healing.Research suggests that GHK-Cu may have antioxidant properties and can promote collagen synthesis, which is essential for maintaining skin elasticity and structure. It is also being investigated for its potential anti-inflammatory effects. While some skincare products include GHK-Cu for its perceived benefits, it's important to note that research is ongoing, and the long-term effects and safety of GHK-Cu require further investigation. Always consult with a dermatologist or healthcare professional before incorporating new skincare ingredients into your routine.

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