What are peptides and how can they benefit your wellbeing? Although peptides are short chains of amino acids linked by peptide bonds they pack a powerful punch! Peptides can provide many health benefits such as reducing inflammation, boosting muscle mass, and increasing wound healing.
In this episode, Seth and Mike discuss:
- ❓How peptides work
- ❇️The role peptides play in the body
- 🙋Why Grassroots Functional Medicine uses peptide therapy with their patients
- ➕How peptides should be used in conjunction with other modalities to increase health
- 😷The history of peptide use in various therapeutic settings
- 👪Who can benefit from peptide therapy
- 🩺The 2 strategies used when administering peptide therapy
- 🦺How safe is peptide therapy
About Mike Horner – Health Coach at Grassroots Functional Medicine
Mike earned his BS in Animal Sciences at UVM, he pursued his passion for paramedicine, and worked as a Nationally Registered Paramedic for 35 years. Through this experience, he observed up close how sedentary lifestyles, poor nutritional choices, toxic environments and poor stress management skills created an explosion of chronic disease. He saw that unfortunately, most people who become chronically ill seem to remain chronically ill, cycling from one medical specialist to the next, without the support or expectation of ever recovering. He has since navigated his own health crisis’, personally experiencing the benefits of regular exercise, healthy eating and a positive mindset. In 2015, he returned home from a four day hospitalization following open heart surgery and proceeded to walk 100 miles in the next 14 days. He is ecstatic to partner with people who are searching for root causes of their disease and are willing to commit to the work of reclaiming their innate health.
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About the Author: Dr. Seth Osgood is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner. Dr. Osgood received his post-graduate training in Functional Medicine through the IFM and from working with Dr. Amy Myers. He has helped people from around the world improve their health utilizing a Functional Medicine approach.
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