Today we’re going to talk about BPC 157 and joint health.
Problems with your joints can happen at any age. But when we get older, our joints become stiffer and less flexible. The fluid in our joints may also decrease, and the cartilage may begin to rub together and eventually wear away. These changes may lead to injuries or conditions like arthritis, tendonitis, and sprains.
When our joints break down, it may cause inflammation in the joint space and cause stiffness and pain. Not only can joint stiffness and pain cause physical limitations that may interfere with your work or personal life (e.g., inability to kneel, sit or stand for long periods, or climb stairs), but it can also cause some people to lose their independence and cause extreme stress in their life.
How do you manage joint health with BPC 157?
So you’ve tried everything to help your joint pain or stiffness. First, you’ve tried to maintain a healthy weight. You’ve focused on eating a diverse range of foods, particularly high-fiber foods like broccoli, sweet potato, and quinoa, to help you feel full longer. You’ve limited saturated fats from your diet (e.g., fried foods, red meat, whole-fat dairy products), avoid trans fats (e.g., processed meats), and avoid ultra-processed foods high in refined sugars like soda, candy, and cereal.
You’ve also incorporated anti-inflammatory foods into your diet (e.g., berries, fatty fish, and leafy green vegetables) to help fight inflammation in your joints. And you drink plenty of water throughout the day to help make the synovial fluid in your joints.
You even get regular exercise to help keep your joints lubricated and stretch before and after each workout to help avoid unnecessary injuries.
No matter what you’ve tried, you continue to have joint pain and stiffness. This is where BPC 157 may help.
BPC 157, or Body Protection Compound 157, is a peptide derived from stomach acid. It works by decreasing inflammation and increasing blood flow to damaged tissues. It speeds up the healing of wounds, tendons, ligaments, bone injuries, your nervous system, and even the digestive tract.
How do you use BPC 157?
For general use, BPC 157 can be taken either orally or inject the peptides under the skin (subcutaneously) once daily. If injury-specific, dosing is SPLIT into TWICE DAILY injections under the skin, specifically around the injury site.
Possible side effects include redness, itching, or swelling at the injection site. You should tell your healthcare provider about any side effects you experience.
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