But ever since the 1970’s, scientists have observed that although we produce substantial amounts of both IGF-1 and human growth hormone (HGH) in childhood, these hormones decrease drastically by the time we reach old age. They also noticed that IGF-1 could possibly be manipulated to extend life and to prolong the deteriorating effects of aging (you can read the research here).
Bloating due to water retention: Steroidal administrations such as GHRP-6 use tend to facilitate water retention in the user's body. This leads to sudden swellings in certain areas such as the face, ankles, arms, toes, giving a sort of bloated appearance to the user. Users should take bloating up with his doctor so, that the doctor is able to regulate it.
GHRH (Growth Hormone Releasing Hormones) cause the body to secrete a small amount of growth hormone. Depending upon the peptide, there can be short to long secreting times. Also, be aware that with most peptides there is a saturation dose (normally around 100mcg at a time). This means that going beyond the saturation dose will not produce an increase in growth hormone release. Experienced peptide users have indicated that saturation doses may actually be higher than 100mcg. However, this seems to depend on the purity of the peptides, and perhaps even based on the individual person themselves. In general, due to the nature of peptides, a lot of information has become anecdotal in nature rather than scientific.
Years ago, our group examined the cytoprotective effects exerted by the GHRP-6 preventive administration in the hepatic tissue subjected to I/R, as in other distal organs from the ischemic site (ie, lungs, kidneys, and small intestine). Histological and biochemical results allowed us to conclude that the pharmacological preconditioning induced by the GHRP-6 treatment attenuated I/R liver damage. Besides respiratory distress syndrome like pulmonary changes, intestinal transmural infarct and acute tubular necrosis in kidneys were significantly reduced. These results indicated for the first time a systemic cytoprotective effect for the GHRP-6, suggesting its potential efficacy to control the inflammatory response associated with acute I/R and shock, which eventually originated multiple organs damage (MOD). Cytoprotection induced by GHRP-6 treatment was also related to the attenuation in the generation of ROS and preservation of the antioxidant defense reserves. Histological analysis as the assessment of myeloperoxidase activity evidenced a clear anti-inflammatory GHRP-6-induced effect in the liver and remote organs. Moreover, the molecular mechanism mediating the action of GHRP-6 peptide was shown to involve the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/RAC-alpha serine/threonine-protein kinase (PI-3K/AKT1) pathway, as the induction of the hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF-1α) all committed in cellular survival.51 Subsequently, Granado et al52 examined the potential anti-inflammatory impact of GHRP-2 in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-challenged rats. GHRP-2 administration attenuated the effects of LPS on the elevation of circulating levels of transaminases, nitrites/nitrates, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α), via direct interaction with liver nonparenchymal cells. Globally, the exogenous administration of these two synthetic GHRPs appeared to exert a potent hepatoprotective role by attenuating the inflammatory response orchestrated by liver-resident macrophages. Another line of evidences document the benefits of 15-daily injections of GHRP-2 (100 μg/kg) in arthritic rats, so that the treatment ameliorated the external symptoms of arthritis and decreased the circulating levels of interleukin 6 (IL-6) as the nitrite/nitrate release from peritoneal macrophages in vitro. This experiment extrapolated the counter-inflammatory properties of GHRP-2 to a nonepithelial organ and suggested again a direct interaction with ghrelin receptor of immune cells.53 Similarly, effects have been attributed to ghrelin by inhibiting the inflammatory response via AKT1-activated pathway with a concomitant reduction of myeloperoxidase activity, the rate of apoptosis, and oxidative stress.54 All these data suggest that GHRPs exert a mutually inclusive beneficial effect by directly protecting parenchymal organs epithelial cells, and simultaneously by modulating the magnitude of the inflammatory response by direct interaction with the effector immune cells. Supporting the protective effect of GHRP-6 on epithelial organs, a recent study has excellently described and dissected the mechanistic bases on how GHRP-6 prevented gastric mucosal damage induced by water immersion restraint (WRS) and other forms of stress. The data indicated that the protective effect of GHRP-6 on WRS-induced gastric mucosal injury is somehow mediated by peripherally suppressing the vagal efferent effect on the stomach, including gastric acid secretion. Although more studies are clearly demanded, the present findings open the possibility to use GHRP-6 in preventing Curling ulcers.55

Healthy male Wistar rats (250–270 g) were purchased from the National Center for Animal Breeding (CENPALAB, Havana, Cuba). Animals were individually housed at the animals’ facility of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Havana, Cuba, and maintained under controlled environmental conditions and light cycles (12/12 hrs). Rats were fed with standard laboratory rodent’s chow under no restriction. Following an acclimation week, the dorsum of the rats was conditioned to receive two controlled full-thickness wounds, under sodium pentobarbital (30 mg/kg) anesthesia. The cuts were generated with disposable 6 mm diameter punch biotomes (Acuderm, Ft. Lauderdale, USA). Two independent experiments were performed using the above described wound model. Thus, 10 rats ( wounds) were used for either GHRP-6 formulation or vehicle (1% CMC) groups in each experiment. Upon wounds induction the rats were randomly assigned to either group. The wounds were cleansed daily with saline, their contours traced on transparent plastic sheets and treated accordingly. Treatments were topically applied twice a day at the same hours during four days. Wounds closure dynamic was measured by planimetric analysis as described previously [16] using the ImageJ software, version 1.46r. Since the GHRP-6 intervention increased the rate of closure, the animals were terminated by anesthesia overdose on day five after wounding. Ulcers and a surrounding margin of intact skin (~5 mm) were collected and hemisectioned. One hemisection was preserved in RNA Later solution for further gene expression studies. The other hemisection was fixed in 10% buffered formalin, paraffin embedded, and 5-μm sectioned. The specimens were stained with hematoxylin/eosin (H/E) and Mallory trichrome to examine collagen deposit. Other slides were destined for immunohistochemistry (as described below).


I have questions about combined therapy of CJC 1295 and Ipamorelin at the same time on a daily basis for both. The compounding pharmacies do not clearly state whether the CJC is with or without DAC. If it is the CJC with DAC, which sustains elevated GH and IGF-1 for several days, would taking it nightly in conjunction with the Ipramorelin, that is suggested to be taken TID but is being recommended only once at night, be over-stimulatory? If the CJC is without DAC, why take two pepetides simultaneously ,that have similar effects? I am just not clear why taking a daily dose of CJC with Ipamorelin as a single dose is better than taking the CJC with DAC twice per week alone or take the CJC with DAC for a while then switch to the Ipamorelin for a while?

IGF-1 is the only natural hormone that can stimulate lean muscle mass gains and help the body choose to burn stored fat over simple glucose for fuel, meaning, you will burn off more fat. Studies demonstrate that only colostrum supplements containing lactoferrin can produce lean muscle gains that complement IGF-1 supplementation. That’s because it is actually the lactoferrin in some brands of colostrum that work to increase muscle mass and to burn adipose tissue. In fact, in a recent 2013 study, participants who supplemented with lactoferrin over a period of eight weeks experienced increased weight loss, reduced visceral and subcutaneous fat, reduced waist circumference, and reduced hip circumference.


They appear to be safer than anabolic steroids too, but don’t think that means they’re unequivocally safe to take. Research clearly shows that they do suppress natural testosterone production and negatively impact the endocrine system, and there’s evidence to suggest that they may increase the risk of cancer to a far greater degree than any natural supplement ever will.
Observation reveals that peptides have become more and more popular in recent years among bodybuilders and those coveting a great body. This trend, perhaps, is influenced by relative difficulty in getting and using anabolic steroids. But what are these substances and are they really legal alternatives to steroids? What benefits do bodybuilders hope to get from using them? We answer these questions and more, including peptide types, in this piece.
The goal of this review is to offer a summary of the most relevant achievements of the pharmacological knowledge with synthetic GHRP (GHRP-6, GHRP-2, and hexarelin) in a historical perspective line. General cyto- and cardioprotection fields are specially focused, since all these agents have contributed to the discovery of novel functions and mechanisms involved in cellular survival, senescence, and death. We deem that cardiologists, clinicians, and basic and clinical pharmacologists would receive some benefit from this text, in correspondence to the futuristic pharmacological opportunities offered by these agents. To date, cytoprotection remains as an orphan niche in contemporary medical armamentarium.
GHRP-6 while being the penultimate in strengths of GH release in its class, it is still quite potent and can be taken 2-3 times in a day. It is available in a freeze-dried powder and should be reconstituted in bacteriostatic water and stored in the refrigerator. It is available in 5 mg packets, and one dosage should not be more than 100 micrograms. A dosage of more than 200 micrograms does not any significant impact on the muscles. It should be injected using an insulin syringe either under the skin or between muscles.

GHRP-6 while being the penultimate in strengths of GH release in its class, it is still quite potent and can be taken 2-3 times in a day. It is available in a freeze-dried powder and should be reconstituted in bacteriostatic water and stored in the refrigerator. It is available in 5 mg packets, and one dosage should not be more than 100 micrograms. A dosage of more than 200 micrograms does not any significant impact on the muscles. It should be injected using an insulin syringe either under the skin or between muscles.
This is the most popular variant of IGF-1 that buyers will find on the market today. IGF-1 LR3 comprises 83 amino acids. That means it adds extra 13 amino acids to the sequence of the standard insulin-like growth factor-1. The polypeptide boasts qualities that make it much more powerful than normal IGF-1. It boasts a longer half life of up to 30 hours, compared to the latter’s 15 hours. In addition to bodybuilding, IGF-1 LR3 helps with fat burning, quicker recovery and slowing aging.
This particular peptide offers therapeutic benefits similar to those of hGH. CJC 1295 is a growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) analogue. In other words, it is a molecule that serves the same purpose as does GHRH—the hormone that stimulates the anterior pituitary to release hGH. However, unlike GHRH, which has a half-life of only minutes after IV administration, CJC 1295 is able to remain active in the body for extended periods due to its ability to bind to a protein in the blood known as albumin and avoid degradation by various enzymes. CJC 1295 increases an important growth factor, IGF-1, in addition to hGH, leading to fat loss, lean muscle growth, and enhanced sleep.

Additionally and not less relevant, GHRP-6 appears as an excellent partner to combine with other molecules (ie, epidermal growth factor [EGF]) because their exclusive actions seem to achieve a kind of synergism, useful to target the multiples nodes of complex pathophysiological processes, and thus to enhance tissue repair processes.56 Garcia del Barco and coworkers in our group have opened unprecedented avenues, by combining GHRP-6 and EGF as a therapeutic approach to ameliorate the damages of multiple sclerosis,57 peripheral axonal pathology,58 and brain ischemia in animal models.59,60 They have demonstrated that in all these experimental substrates the combined action of GHRP-6 and EGF is associated with a better outcome in both clinical and pathological fields.
"I Ordered PH400 , both my training partner and I have trained for a few years now and thought lets try something new. We only did one bottle each. We increased our eating (clean) and within a week we were already training twice a day 4 times a week after a month i had put on approx 5kg (1-1.5kg muscle) . I recovered almost overnight and my ability to up weight between sets was definately a motivator and it wasnt just a pump after workouts it would actually stay. Even after being off it i had to ease off the training a my body couldn't push as much and recover in time , but we willl definatley begetting back on it again this time for a full 3 months and do a full stack. Would definately recommend PH and there is no taste i added it to my morning shake just one vile a day for 30 days , wouldnt need anymore than that. Also there were no side effects , but to see best results you want to train more often and increase food intake." Daniel Ram
In November 1999, the National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee (NDPSC) decided to reschedule mometasone from Schedule 4 to Schedule 3 for use in aqueous nasal sprays for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, with certain dose and age conditions. The NDPSC considered that this rescheduling was appropriate given mometasone's safety in use based on pharmacokinetic parameters, and that the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis has a place in Schedule 3.
Conclusions: Subcutaneous administration of CJC 1295 resulted in sustained, dose-dependent increases in GH and IGF-I levels in healthy adults and was safe and relatively well tolerated, particularly at doses of 30 or 60 ug/ kg. There was evidence of a cumulative effect after multiple doses. These data support the potential utility of CJC 1295 as a therapeutic agent.
Serum ghrelin levels vary as a function of energy balance. Ghrelin levels are increased in anorexia and decreased in obesity.78 Thus, it is possible that ghrelin may be an important player in food intake behavior and perhaps in chronic over- and under-nutrition as well.9 Because of its dual effects, ghrelin may be a critical hormonal signal of nutritional status to the somatotropic axis, playing a role in integrating energy balance with the growth process.10
Lactating nipples: GHRP-6 side effects include that of increased Prolactin secretion, which can result in lactation from the nipples. This is, however, a rare occurrence but it can happen in sensitive individuals. GHRP-6 exhibits the ability to induce secretion of Cortisol and Prolactin[3], but studies have shown that the Prolactin and Cortisol increases in most test subjects were not altered at all at GHRP-6 doses of 100mcg or less[4] [5]. Doses above 100mcg are said to increase Prolactin secretion, though minimally, and at these minimal levels lactation should not present itself. However, some users have reported lactation which can be the result of a sensitive individual or the result of much higher doses of GHRP-6. Prolactin can be lowered through the use of a Prolactin antagonist such as Cabergoline, Pramipexole, Bromocriptine, and even vitamin B6.
There is no “one right way”, to use Ipamorelin. For example, if you are using 500 to 1000 mcg doses daily, twice a day, your cycle might run for an 8 week period. If on the other hand, you are an athlete training for a competition, you might be on 3 injections per day, at 300-500 mcg, and will stay on for a 12 week period. For new users, you might find a 300 mcg injection is too high, and you will cut back to 200 mcg until your body gets used to it, for an 8-week cycle.
Both paracetamol and caffeine are regarded as being well tolerated when used at therapeutic doses and there is a low risk of serious expected or serious unexpected adverse events with these products when taken either alone or in combination. Clinical data demonstrate that paracetamol combined with caffeine significantly out performs paracetamol alone. Paracetamol/caffeine formulations are well established globally. Such formulations are marketed in over 90 countries and have been available unscheduled ranging from 14 years to 25 years. Cumulative post-marketing experience to date with the sponsor’s paracetamol/caffeine combination products is estimated to be in excess of 488 million patients and has revealed no adverse safety signals or reasons for concern with the use of this product in an open sale environment.
The topic of Growth hormone (GH) can leave you wondering: is it a good, or a really bad thing? Look into the cold science of it and you’re left with a sweet and sour aftertaste of indecision from weighing up the risk-reward ratios with each cyberspace headline swaying the balance of power like a tabloid romance. Why the fascination? Well, over the years growth hormone (GH) has garnered celebrity status, not just in the world of exercise, but on the crimson rug too, since becoming a must-have for Hollywood A-listers who need to look their best. Taking it regularly gives you a more youthful appearance, serves up more energy, burns fat and improves muscle tone. The $10,000+ per year price tag does nothing to harm its appeal with the elite either. However, a more affordable and potentially no-less effective substitute, in the form of growth hormone releasing peptide-6 (GHRP6), is offering the injectable fountain of youth option to the man on the street. Seeing the word peptide in its name, means its made up of 28 tiny amino acids – the building blocks of a complete protein – that acts like a self-inflicted punch to the kidneys to your natural supplies of this powerful health elixir. Yes, it does reside in a legal grey area, and we certainly don’t condone its use or suggest you use it. Instead, this article is about giving you scientifically sound information on the latest developments in supplements. So, caveats aside, keep reading to learn about this provocative supplement.
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