Reviewed by Dr. Scott Maymon, ND, NPH, and Dr. Sarah Stone, ND.

Does your hair never seem to grow past a certain point? Are you noticing increasing amounts of hair in your brush each day? Hair loss can be a major concern for many people, affecting confidence and self-image.

But what if there was a solution that could not only slow down hair loss but promote new growth?

Welcome to the world of peptides for hair loss.

In this blog, we’ll cover everything you need to know about using peptides for hair growth. We’ll discuss how peptides work, their effectiveness in treating hair loss, and how they can be combined with other hair loss treatments.

What are Peptides and How Do They Work?

Peptides are short chains of amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. They play a crucial role in overall health, skin rejuvenation, and hair growth. One type of peptide, called copper peptides, has been found to have significant benefits for hair health.

Copper peptides and DHT (dihydrotestosterone) are two key players in hair loss. DHT is a hormone that binds to hair follicles, causing them to shrink and eventually stop producing new hair. Copper peptides work by blocking the formation of DHT and stimulating blood flow to the scalp, promoting hair growth.

Copper peptides can help to increase follicle size, which makes your existing hair thicker and fuller. They also encourage the production of collagen and elastin, which are essential for healthy hair growth.

Key Takeaway

Peptides for hair loss present a promising and safe solution for promoting hair growth. They work effectively when combined with a healthy lifestyle and other treatments, fostering an environment for optimal hair health.

How do Peptides Help with Hair Loss?

There are several ways peptides for hair loss can aid in hair regrowth and contribute to overall scalp health. Here’s a rundown of what peptides can do for your hair:

  1. Support hair follicles: Peptides can help increase the size of the hair follicle, resulting in thicker, stronger hair.
  2. Encourage hair growth: By stimulating the various growth phases of the hair growth cycle, peptides promote new hair growth.
  3. Increase blood circulation: Improved blood flow to the scalp ensures that hair follicles receive the nutrients necessary for healthy growth.
  4. Decrease inflammation: The anti-inflammatory properties of peptides help soothe the scalp, providing a healthier environment for your hair.

Combination Therapies for Best Results

While peptides have shown promising results in promoting hair growth, they are often combined with other treatments for optimal results. Combinations we use here at Pure Body Health are red light therapy and PRP microneedling.

Let’s dive a bit deeper into these combination therapies.

Peptide Therapy and Red Light Therapy for Hair Loss

Red light therapy uses low-level wavelengths of red light to stimulate hair growth at the cellular level. It works by increasing blood flow and circulation in the scalp, promoting oxygen and nutrient delivery to hair follicles.

Combining peptide therapy with red light therapy can enhance hair growth outcomes. While the peptides work at a molecular level to block DHT formation and increase hair follicle size, red light therapy complements this by stimulating cellular activity and promoting blood flow to the scalp.

This powerful combination creates an optimal environment for hair growth and can result in thicker, fuller hair.

Peptide Therapy and PRP Microneedling for Hair Loss

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) microneedling involves using a small device to create tiny punctures in the scalp, followed by the application of PRP – a concentrated solution of your own blood plasma. This technique stimulates hair follicle growth and improves overall scalp health.

When combined with peptide therapy, PRP can be a carrier for the peptides, allowing deeper penetration into the scalp. This improves the effectiveness of both treatments and can lead to faster hair growth and thicker hair.

Healthy Lifestyle – Healthy Hair!

While peptides and combination therapies can significantly aid in hair regrowth, they are not a magic solution. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is essential for optimal hair health. To promote hair health, consider the following:

  1. Maintain a balanced diet rich in:
  • Protein
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Vitamins C
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B6
  • Zinc & Selenium
  • Biotin
  1. Regularly engage in exercise to improve blood circulation, which nourishes hair follicles.
  2. Manage stress levels through practices like meditation, yoga, or engaging in hobbies you enjoy.
  3. Avoid damaging hair practices, such as excessive heat styling or tight hairstyles, which can cause breakage and damage to hair strands.

Are Peptides the Right Choice for You?

Peptides for hair loss offer a promising solution for men and women looking to slow down hair thinning and effectively promote new hair growth. Their safety, coupled with their numerous benefits that promote hair and scalp health, make peptides an option worth exploring.

However, as with any treatment, individual results may vary. With consistency and patience, peptides can be an effective tool in your journey to healthier, fuller hair. So why wait? Start exploring the world of peptides for hair growth today!

To book an appointment with Dr.Scott Maymon or Dr. Sarah Stone at Pure Body Health, call (480) 427-0442 or complete the online booking form. We look forward to helping you achieve your hair goals!

FAQs About Hair loss and Hair Thinning

How Long Does It Take for Peptides To Work on Hair Loss?

The results of peptide therapy can vary, but most people see noticeable improvements after 3 months of consistent treatment. However, it may take longer for some people to see results, depending on the severity of their hair loss and individual factors.

Are There Any Side Effects or Risks Associated With Peptide Therapy for Hair Growth?

Peptide therapy is considered safe and well-tolerated. However, as with any treatment, there is always a potential for side effects. We will discuss the possible side effects and risks with you before starting treatment.

Is Peptide Therapy Suitable for Everyone?

Peptide therapy is generally safe for most people. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women, those with certain medical conditions or on certain medications may not be suitable candidates. It’s important to discuss your medical history with a professional before beginning any new treatment.

How Often Should I Receive Peptide Therapy for Hair Loss?

The frequency of your peptide therapy sessions will depend on your individual treatment plan, which will be tailored to your needs and goals. We typically recommend 1 treatment a month for 4-6 months, and sometimes maintenance treatments based on individual needs.