159- Peptide Therapy and How to Use it For Recovery and Performance with Dr. Amber Krogsrud


Peptide Therapy is a newer intervention method that is showing some profound benefits to health. Because it is newer, we are still in a learning phase of what all peptides can be used for.

Right now though, there are a few peptides that are pretty powerful and can be used in different applications such as improving recovery after hard exercise, or even enhancing sexual function.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • What Peptide Therapy is and common uses
  • How to use peptides to improve exercise performance and recovery
  • Which peptides are great to improve sleep
  • How Peptide Therapy can be used to change sexual performance


Shownotes

  • [0:00] Welcome to the Summit For Wellness Podcast
  • [1:45] What is Dr. Amber Krogsrud's background and what got her interested in Peptide Therapy
  • [5:45] Many people at the end of med school start to develop health issues because of stress, long days, and having to study for exams
  • [7:00] Is Peptide Therapy stemming from the proteins you consume
  • [9:45] When using peptides, are you doing high dose over a short period of time, or low dose over a longer duration
  • [10:45] Are using injections or supplement form of peptides
  • [14:30] If you are taking peptides in a supplemental form, is there a worry that your body will utilize the peptides in a different way than intended
  • [16:00] How far are we in the research of peptides at this time
  • [17:30] How much room for growth do we have in the research of peptides
  • [18:45] For athletic recover, what peptides work really well to improve recovery rates
  • [22:30] Can you time your peptide therapy to be effective during events or workouts
  • [24:30] What are the legalities of using peptide therapy in sports
  • [26:00] Can peptide therapy be used to enhance sexual function
  • [29:15] Are peptides used by themselves or should they be combined with lifestyle changes
  • [31:15] Are peptides available over the counter or do you need a prescription
  • [33:00] Final thoughts on Peptide Therapy with Dr. Amber Krogsrud
  • [34:30] Are there specific ways to test for deficiencies in peptides
  • [36:00] What is Dr. Amber Krogsrud's favorite peptide

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Dr. Amber Krogsrud

Learn from Dr. Amber Krogsrud how to use Peptide Therapy

Learn from Dr. Amber Krogsrud how to use Peptide Therapy

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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