Peptides can be thought of as small proteins, sequences of amino acids that perform various functions in our bodies. As we age, the production of key peptides decreases and supplementing specific peptides can address key symptoms of aging. Some peptides can be taken orally under the tongue and some require injection right under the skin using small insulin syringes. After a comprehensive examination and laboratory assessment, Dr Horton can prescribe these peptides to augment bio identical hormone replacement or as stand along therapies for to improve immune, cognitive function, sleep and sexual health.