Compound Amino Acid Injections

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. You may recognize the term “amino acids,” as they are recently showing up more in the media, or you may recognize them from a health class. Briefly put, there are around 20 amino acids that our bodies use in everyday, vital bodily processes. If you’re deficient in any of these 20 amino acids, you may experience symptoms as subtle as fatigue that may be easily solved: compound amino acid injections may be the solution you’ve been waiting for. Amino...

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A healthy diet can help prevent vitamin B12 deficiency.

Vitamin B12 Supplementation: An Overview

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in some foods and added to others. Vitamin B12 can also be supplemented in oral and injectable forms. You might be surprised by the statistics on B12 deficiency. The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency is approximately 6% in persons younger than age 60 and nearly 20% in those older than age 60 in both the United States and the United Kingdom (Hunt et al. 2014). In developing countries, the rate of...

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BPC-157 may heal injuries

The Many Potential Uses for BPC-157

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. BPC-157 is a peptide that is derived from a protein found naturally in gastric juices. It is synthetic as it is not naturally occurring outside of the body. BPC-157 has been studied since the early 1990s and has been shown experimentally to have many potential healing properties. Animal studies have consistently demonstrated that BPC-157 promotes wound repair, tissue and injury healing, and protects the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, there...

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B12 Injection Dosage: What is Right for You?

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Have you been extra tired lately?  Have you noticed a lack of concentration, bouts of constipation, balance troubles and/or memory loss?  If so, you might consider speaking with your doctor. There could be a possible connection between your lower energy levels and low levels of vitamin B12. Prompt attention to these symptoms could improve your quality of life.  If you are among the growing community of those who have been diagnosed...

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CJC-1295/Ipamorelin and anti-aging

CJC-1295/Ipamorelin: Growth hormone secretagogues

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Growth hormone secretagogues such as CJC-1295/Ipamorelin stimulate the release of growth hormone from the pituitary gland. Unlike injectable growth hormone, secretagogues stimulate the release of naturally produced growth hormone, essentially working with your body instead of replacing its natural processes. Growth hormone secretagogues are peptides or short chains of amino acids developed by reverse pharmacology to rejuvenate the growth hormone/ IGF axis and...

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B12 Injections How Often Should You Take Them?

What is a B12 Injection? Have you heard about the benefits of B12 supplements? Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that our bodies require for proper function of the brain and nervous system. Vitamin B12 injections can be used as a treatment for various ailments or symptoms, and the benefits can help improve anyone’s life. Effective, fast, and relatively painless, the only question left to ask about vitamin B12 injections how often you can take them. Vitamin B12 injections are one of the...

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Administering Vitamin B12 Shots: B12 Injection Sites

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 What Is a B12 Injection? Do you think your body gets enough vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 is an incredibly important vitamin used to keep the body, brain, nerve, and blood cells healthy; it also helps make your DNA. Luckily, vitamin B12 can be easily supplemented with B12 shots, and there are multiple locations on your body that can be used as a B12 injection site. If you are experiencing a vitamin B12 deficiency, with symptoms such as tiredness,...

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Amino Acid Injections for Fat Loss

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Are you struggling with being overweight or obese, like billions of others around the globe? Does no amount of exercise take numbers off your weight when you get on the scale? Sometimes, it feels impossible to lose fat, but there may be a simple and effective solution. Amino acid injections for fat loss can help your body balance its hormones, jumpstart your metabolism, and increase your energy to start losing weight faster and easier if...

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telemedicine advantages

Telemedicine advantages: A COVID inspired update

Written by Leann Poston M.D. How many times in the past seven months have you considered making a doctor’s appointment for either you or a family member and paused or put it off because of concerns about exposure to COVID in the physician’s office or waiting room? Just last year, telemedicine was only approved for certain situations and specific types of healthcare visits. Now it is everywhere and becoming the new norm. The COVID pandemic has highlighted the advantages of telemedicine,...

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Trimix injectable for ED

Trimix Injections for ED: An Overview

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. The long-term standard of care for treating erectile dysfunction has been to use medications that increase blood flow into the penis such as sildenafil and tadalafil. However, oral medications that work by blocking phosphodiesterase to increase nitric oxide and relax the walls of blood vessels do not work for all men. Trimix injections are an additional option, an injectable that delivers medications right to the site. You may have visions of large needles and...

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