GHRP-6 stands for GH Releasing Hexapeptide and is a 28-amino-acid peptide that signals the human body to begin secreting GH. GHRP-6 is a Ghrelin antagonist, meaning that it actually fights against Grehlin in the human body, and this may be one possible mechanism by which it helps to reduce body fat.
GHRP-6 has been gaining ground as one of the numerous peptides that are useful for a number of health benefits. The use of GHRP-6 has been shown to be especially effective in the gaining of short term weight due to the effects that it has on the appetite. It is, in terms of the simplest explanation, a synthetically derived peptide whose purpose is to stimulate the production for GH through a variety of mechanisms. It has been shown to be extremely effective on its own or when coupled with other products for more effective therapies.
One of the health benefits of GHRP-6 as mentioned above, is an increase in appetite almost immediately after dosing. Obviously beneficial for those wanting to gain weight. However, you will also become the beneficiary of all the special benefits offered to those who experience an increase in GH production. The foremost among these is an increase in the production of lean muscle mass. By speeding the recovery time for muscles and by helping muscles to grow quicker and faster, it becomes much easier to build lean muscle with higher amounts of GH. Additionally, increased levels of GH have been reported to decrease joint pain, increase bone density and to generally increase feelings of well being.
Essentially, many of the issues that are combated through the presence of added GH are the issues that we associate with the symptoms of aging. As people age, they experience a natural drop-off of GHs that takes them beneath the peak level of hormone for their age. The healthiest people at any given age group have likely not experienced this drop-off in GH, that means their bones have stayed strong, they have retained their lean muscle mass, and quite likely have less joint aches and pains than those who are experiencing hormone deficiencies.
This is why there is a considerable amount of potential for the use of products like and including GHRP-6 in Age Management Therapies. By stimulating the production of GH in the body to once more reach peak levels, it can be possible to rewind the physical clock on many of the above mentioned symptoms. It can also help people with these deficiencies to grow stronger, return to a healthy weight and generally gain an increased quality of life.
There are other medical uses and applications for a peptide like GHRP-6 in addition to Age Management Therapy protocols. For example, due to its extremely effective weight gaining properties, it could be applied effectively in the treatment of certain eating disorders. It can also be used to help people with certain disorders and metabolic imbalances that cause them to be dangerously underweight to return to a healthy weight. Even though it induces hunger, it also has fat burning properties because it aids in the building of lean muscle mass that in turn helps the body to burn fat at an increased rate. Finally, there are already people that have had incredible success in helping to rehab certain kind of injuries through the use of this substance, due to its effect on both joint function and strength as well as muscle growth.
*Note: If you are a registered professional athlete please consult the ASADA or WADA guidelines and your coach, club and/or sporting body before using this peptide.