The use of peptides seems to be on the rise due to the inherent benefits they have in the body. Their use is mostly rampant in the body building and the beauty industry and sadly, most people use them for the wrong reasons and in the wrong manner. For better outcome, it is vital to know how to use peptides in the right manner and that is what we highlight below.
In most of the applications, peptides are mainly used as subcutaneous injections. Just as with all injections, it is vital to take all the necessary precautions such as proper hygiene and to ensure that you don’t make an intramuscular injection.
Proper administration of peptides begins with buying the right peptide and storing them in the right manner. First, when purchasing the peptides, they should be stored safely in the refrigerator. It is also important to wash hands before you start handling or preparing the peptides for administration.
To inject the peptide subcutaneously, you should start by first pinching the skin before you push the needle inside the skin. A small bump may appear after the injection, but this is normal and should not cause any significant concerns. It will soon disappear as the injected liquid slowly gets absorbed in the body.
Be sure that when you insert the needle in the skin, you don’t hit a vital blood vessel. To confirm that, do a slight puncture using the needle and if you see blood in the syringe, it will signify a blood vessel and you should thus change the location of the injection. This is because peptides should be injected subcutaneously and not intramuscular.
If you want to make more injections, it is vital to change the injection sites for even results. Finally, it is recommended that you do the injections in the evening when you are just about to go to bed.