How Peptide Therapy Benefits the Immune System

The immune system is an incredibly important part of your body and plays a large role in your health. As stated by the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, “As long as your immune system is running smoothly, you don’t notice that it’s there. But if it stops working properly – because it’s weak or can’t fight particularly aggressive germs – you get ill.” Is there something you can do to boost your immune system and make sure you stay healthy? The answer is yes! This is exactly how peptide therapy benefits your immune system and body.

Keep reading to learn more about the immune system, peptide therapy, and how New Health Montana can use this therapy to help you!

What Is the Immune System and How Does It Work?

To understand how Peptide therapy benefits and improves your immune system, we have to discuss its role in your body.

Your immune system is a natural defense system that helps fight infection. It’s made up of white blood cells, antibodies, and chemicals that attack and destroy substances that it recognizes as foreign. It’s designed to recognize and respond to any foreign invader. 

A simpler way to describe how it works: imagine your body as a house that someone is trying to break into. The immune system is activated when something unfamiliar makes its way through the natural outer barriers, like your skin and mucosal barriers.

Your immune system is also made up of a diverse collection of cells and tissues, including: 

  • Glands, like the tonsils and the thymus  
  • Lymphocytes or white blood cells  
  • The lymphatic system  
  • The spleen  
  • Bone marrow

Understanding and studying the immune system is important because many diseases have an autoimmune factor to them. In fact, more than two hundred diseases are connected to autoimmunity. 

This is why peptide therapy’s ability to boost your immune system is so beneficial to your health and wellness.

Peptide Therapy

What exactly is Peptide therapy, though, and how does it benefit the immune system? 

A peptide is made up of a sequence of natural amino acids which are recognized by specific cell receptors to create a specific reaction from the cell. This therapy is designed to target certain cells, stimulating different responses that regulate and boost many biological functions and processes. Peptide therapy benefits your immune system by rebuilding the number of peptides in your body, allowing this therapy to work as an effective option for improving your health.

In addition to these benefits, peptides work on the same pathways as your body’s natural growth hormone, meaning there are no links to causing cancer. 

Interested in Peptide Therapy in Missoula, Montana? Reach Out to New Health Montana!

As Montana’s premier wellness center, we pride ourselves on meeting and treating our patients’ whole selves. We specialize in Functional MedicineMedical Weight LossMental HealthAesthetic Medicine, and more.

We also transform lives by treating conditions such as depression, PTSD, anxiety, menopause, andropause, incontinence, and erectile dysfunction.
Get on the road to new health today by requesting a consultation or calling us at (406) 721-2537! You can also get more information about the immune system, functional medicine, and more in Donna Kay Jennings’ book, Your Journey to New Health: Lifestyle Approaches to Address Chronic Health Conditions.