Once we hit the prime age of 30, our growth hormone levels tend to drop an average of 15% for every decade that follows.
Luckily, a peptide called CJC 1295 combined with Ipamorelin, has the ability to naturally increase HGH levels. This special peptide attaches to growth hormone receptors that release hormone GHRH on the pituitary gland, which turns on the vital hormonal switch that may have otherwise been lost.
Keep reading to learn how AgeRejuvenation’s CJC 1295 peptide therapy can help you recover your hormones and feel energetic and youthful again.
The powerful dynamic duo, Ipamorelin and CJC 1295, are often used together to:
Aside from being used by athletes, CJC 1295 can even be used to treat muscle disorders, burns, and a variety of diseases. Here’s how it works.
Both compounds act synergistically by stimulating the release of growth hormone by the pituitary gland—a process that declines with age. However, this process can be restored naturally even later in life.
So what are each of these compounds and how are they used for ultimately improving health? Keep reading to learn more about how these powerful treatments are used for longevity.
A synthetically produced peptide, CJC 1295 was originally made to treat diseases, but has been discovered to have performance-enhancing effects that appeal to athletes.
In simple terms, the peptide increases protein synthesis and insulin-like growth factor levels. This process enables muscle tissue to grow, thereby increasing muscle mass and function.
Ipamorelin is a hormone secretagogue, which means it helps excrete hormones into the bloodstream while simulating the pituitary gland to produce them. It serves other functions as well. For instance, Ipamorelin is associated with:
When combined with CJC 1295, the powerful benefits are only exaggerated and the aging process is slowed by growth hormone secretion.
One major benefit of CJC 1295 and Ipamorelin peptide therapy is you can quickly and easily build muscle mass and strength. Extended-release CJC 1295 can yield more significant results, even for people who simply want increased lean muscle mass rather than bulk muscle.
Here’s a fact: the Ipamorelin/CJC 1295 peptide blend brings about greater muscle development and energy levels. On top of that, other advantages of taking this desirable combination include faster injury recovery, quick weight loss results, and increased cognitive function.
Let’s take a closer look at these benefits.
With this peptide hormone combination, you can recover after a workout or an athletic competition more quickly. This means less downtime and you can get back on your feet faster, as your body can recuperate in a shorter amount of time. You can, therefore, be more consistent in your exercise routine.
Along with quicker recovery times, an increase in metabolic rate, growth-related hormones, and lean muscle mass helps you burn calories. In fact, Ipamorelin can help reach your weight loss goals faster than with just a balanced diet and exercise.
Last but not least, improvements in cognition, memory, immune system function, energy levels, sleep quality, and mood are possible. Ipamorelin and CJC 1295 also provide aesthetic benefits, as they have anti-aging properties and can improve the appearance of your skin, nails, and hair.
CJC 1295/Ipamorelin injections do not guarantee desired results. To experience weight loss and burn body fat, you must also make lifestyle adjustments when it comes to diet and exercise.
For instance, a poor diet and lack of exercise can have negative impacts on your health and lead to weight gain, even if you follow the correct treatment protocol. However, this peptide therapy can help you achieve health goals more efficiently when combined with proper dieting and exercising!
Consult with an AgeRejuvenation medical practitioner and nutritionist to develop a personalized medical weight loss plan and help you achieve your health goals.
Side effects are very infrequent and this treatment protocol is considered both safe and effective. Most side effects commonly occur at the injection site and include:
On rare occasions, some patients may experience:
It is important to consult with your doctor about any other medications you may be taking before you start a treatment plan.
First, an injection easily enables direct absorption into the bloodstream. For optimal results, it’s recommended to inject CJC/ Ipamorelin at the same time every day, on an empty stomach, at your prescribed dose.
Next, the best places to inject include the lower stomach, thigh, or upper arm. You should wait at least 30 minutes after your injection to consume any food or liquid. If taking more than one injection daily, wait at least three hours between doses.
Finally, consistency is extremely important if you want to achieve the results you’re looking for. Therefore, it is very important to always consult a physician on the proper protocol and dosage that works best for you.
When it comes to shelf life, CJC 1295 and Ipamorelin should always be stored and used properly. As soon as the peptide blend is mixed, you must use it by a certain date, after which it can become less effective or even unsafe to consume.
You can freeze the vials to prolong shelf life. At room temperature, CJC 1295/Ipamorelin will only last a few weeks, but even refrigerating the blend can extend the shelf life up to one month. Closely follow your doctor’s instructions when administering injections.
At AgeRejuvenation, we provide a wide variety of solutions to lose fat, build muscle, and restore your beautiful body back to pristine health. From appetite suppressants and vitamin injections to our array of peptide therapies, we can help you achieve all of your personal wellness goals.
Our medical weight loss programs can address weight loss and risk factors for type II diabetes, stroke, and coronary artery disease. Treatments with peptides and other compounds can help you achieve optimal body composition in terms of body fat versus lean muscle mass.
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Emergency Medicine, Fellowship Trained Anti-Aging and Metabolic Medicine, Allergan Trainer for Botox and Fillers
Dr. Yvette Suarez has been on a mission for nearly two decades to serve her clients the best way she knows how and provide them with the tools to feel their healthiest. 15 years ago, she launched Bella Excellence, the first medspa of its kind in Florida, setting in motion a new standard of aesthetic care.
As the daughter of immigrants, Dr. Suarez attributes her success to her parents’ relentless support and lead-by-example philosophy. She is proud to be the first generation in her family to attend college, obtaining her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completing her residency at the Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida.
Whether she is rejuvenating, remedying, beautifying, or bettering people’s lives, Dr. Suarez continues to “shoot for the moon” at every turn—an outlook she adopted from her father at a young age.
Even with the demands of a booming practice and two children, Dr. Suarez regularly carves out time to personally train every provider and practitioner who walks through her doors. It is worth noting that Dr. Suarez takes the golden rule of “doing unto others as you would like done to you” literally when it comes to working with her patients.
Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Trained
In 2016, Dr. Ericsson was voted Tampa’s Best Obstetrician/ Gynecologist. She attended Yale University in CT, where she completed premedical requirements and earned her bachelors degree in History of Science and Medicine. A native New Yorker, Dr. Ericsson received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook Health Sciences Center. Dr. Ericsson went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s busiest Program. She was the program’s first female African American graduate.
Dr. Ericsson has experience as a Pharmacy Technician and also as a Medical Diagnostics Market Research Analyst. In 2006, she relocated to Tampa with her husband, of 20 plus years, and their three children. Dr. Ericsson is a Board Certified Obstetrician/ Gynecologist and a fellow of the American Congress of OB/ GYN. She has held membership in the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Hillsborough County Medical Association, Medical Society of the State of New York, Bay Area Medical Association, and the Student National Medical Association.
For over 10 years, Dr. Ericsson has been certified in various Aesthetic procedures. She is trained in PRP, stem cell therapy, thread lifting, bioidentical hormone treatment, dermal fillers, Botox, sclerotherapy, mesotherapy, and cosmetic lasers. She also provides Ovulary shot, Penile shot, and treatment for sexual dysfunction. Dr. Ericsson enjoys helping patients restore their health through hormonal balance, decreased inflammation, and improved sexual function – promoting longer, healthier living at any age.
Board Certified Internal Medicine, Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Trained
Dr. Johanna deVryer received both her undergraduate and Medical Degree in Internal Medicine from Northwestern University’s School of Medicine in Evanston, Illinois. After an internship encompassing surgery, obstetrics, and emergency room (ER) care in Philadelphia, she completed her residency and began practicing in the Pittsburgh area.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, deVryer moved to Tampa in 1996 with her two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, bicycling, and challenging herself in other outdoor activities. Through her own struggles with weight, she has gained empathy and passion for helping others lose weight and become healthier and more energetic versions of themselves. Through weight loss and age management Dr. deVryer strives to help patients improve their health and prevent disease.
Board Certified Medical Review Officer and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Caroline Lomboy, D.O. earned her Doctorate of Osteopathy degree from Des Moines University, in Des Moines, IA. She completed residencies at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center in Johnson City, NY, Suncoast Hospital in Largo, FL, and at University General Hospital in Seminole, FL. Caroline Lomboy, D.O. is certified as a Diplomat of the Osteopathic National Boards, Board Certified Medical Review Officer, and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Lomboy has been awarded the Patient Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Award in both 2010 & 2011.
Dr. Lomboy is a dedicated and goal oriented individual with a personal interest in patient wellness, holistic medicine, and aesthetic medicine. She understands the common stressors of life that most individuals undergo and that is why she is passionate about utilizing functional medicine through the combination of hormonal supplementation and nutraceutical therapy to build upon proper healthy, lifestyle habits and improve or restore overall health and wellness to her patients. She balances a happy family life, being a mother of 2 wonderful children and giving her patients the optimal care that they deserve.
Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Trained
Kelly is an Indiana native who relocated to South Florida in 2013 and most recently to the Tampa Bay area in May of 2017. She earned her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 2010. Kelly’s work experience includes Corporate Wellness, Women’s Health, Urology, and Family Practice, bringing over 24 years of experience to AgeRejuvenation. Having taught fitness for 18+ years, most recently becoming a certified yoga instructor, as well as functioning as a health coach, her passion for health and wellness is genuinely extended to her patients to help them reach their goals. Her own health struggles led her to functional medicine, which allows her to better understand her patients and underscores her belief that we all wish to be healthy and vibrant. Kelly looks forward to making that dream a reality.
Jessica is a Florida native who was lucky enough to be raised in the Bay Area, spending most of her time enjoying all the natural beauty and delightful company the area has provided. She earned her Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner degree from South University in 2017. Jessica’s work experience includes Primary Care, Addiction Medicine, Weight Loss, and Hormone Replacement. As an active National Physique Committee competitor, her knowledge and experience with proper nutrition and consistent physical training provide her with optimal insight to help patients reach their health and fitness goals. Her belief that health is more than the absence of disease allows her to assist those who may be struggling to reach their peak physical condition and overall wellness.
Hormone Replacement Therapy , IV Nutrition Therapy , Men & Women's Rejuvenation , Peptide Therapy , PRP , Stem Cell , Weight Management
AJ has over 39 years of health and fitness education and training. He graduated with honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine and has 18 years’ experience in surgical and clinical practice. He is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, International Peptide Society, Clinical Peptide Society and has completed hundreds of hours of integrative and functional medicine education.
AJ believes in facilitating the body’s natural ability to heal and become optimized by using bio-identical hormones, peptides, stem cells, nutrition, exercise and supplementation.
Patient Care Coordinator
Zachary Rubin was born in New York, but moved to Florida when he was 9. Zach has struggled with weight throughout his childhood which really fueled his passion for health and fitness. Most of his family works in the medical field. This, in combination with his personal struggle, has motivated him to pursue a career in health care. He graduated from the University of Florida with his Bachelor’s in Health Science and plans to return to become a Cardiologist. His goal as Patient Care Coordinator is to help every patient realize their potential to achieve their goals and best health.
Zach enjoys spending time with friends, going to the beach, fishing, and traveling to new places.
Patient Care Coordinator
Demy Whitaker was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration from Robert Morris University in Chicago, Illinois. While attending school, Demy played collegiate soccer and was captain of her team.
Demy has always had a passion for working with others, bringing out their strengths, and inspiring them to reach their goals. Her goal is to help all patients and co-workers alike achieve the best version of themselves. Demy is always looking for ways to better herself so she can be at her absolute best when it comes to helping each patient reach the goal they have set for them self.
In her free time, she enjoys anything that relates to sports, reading a good book, going to the gym, and spending time with her family and friends.
Patient Intake Advisor
Patient Intake Advisor
Josie graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University. Josie has struggled with her weight since she was a child and wants to help others look and feel better. Her passion is to help others lead healthier and happier lives through health and fitness. In her free time, Josie enjoys hiking, spending time with family and friends, adventuring to new places, and being outdoors.
Patient Care Coordinator Assistant
Patient Care Coordinator Assistant
Judley is a Sunshine State native. Born and raised in Miami, FL and has resided in Tampa over the past 5 years. She graduated from the University of South Florida where she received her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences; “Go Bulls!” Most of her free time is dedicated to spending time with her family, paper crafting and studying to become a nurse. Her daily goals are to help every patient possible reach their health desires and provide a resolution to any concerns. Looking forward to being a part of bringing happiness, confidence, and total wellness to you all!
Lead Medical Office Administrator
I, Michelle McCarthy, graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration BSHCA in 2016 from University of Phoenix. While going to school full time, I was working full time as well, and taking care of my four children as a single mother. During this course of attending school my children are active in sports football, basketball, and baseball. The key to being able to accomplish and graduate with honor is time management. Once I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration , I decided that I wanted to continue to pursue my education. I enrolled at Independence University to start my Masters in Healthcare Administration MHA program and graduated in 2019.
I have always had the passion and drive for helping patients and helping make a difference in their lives. I take pride and enjoy what I do . I strive to provide the best care to our patients and employees with Age Rejuvenation. I ask myself every day what I can do to be better than I was yesterday.
I love working with Age Rejuvenation as our staff and Providers are here to help change people’s lives. Our Providers take the time to listen to our patients concerns/issues they are currently experiencing and help to put together a treatment plan so the patients can start to feel better and rejuvenated overall health. I’ve worked in several healthcare organizations and can say this is by far the best due to what we practice and specialize in. Another reason if it was not for Age Rejuvenation I would not have had some health issues as this would not be caught at a primary care provider. We look more in depth in lab work. Age Rejuvenation stands by what we practice Hormone Replacement therapy and Medical Weight Loss and Sexual Health .
I enjoy going to the beach, traveling , spending time with my children and going to watch and support them during their football, baseball, and basketball games. I’m their number one supporter.
Founder and President
Brett has been in the health and fitness industry for over 15 years. Having experienced the affects of Candida and being overweight as a child, he pursued a degree in Nutrition from Huntington College of Health Science in Knoxville, TN. Alongside that, as a Certified Personal Trainer, he is qualified with the American Council on Exercise and the International Sports Science Association, and holds CPR and AED certifications. AgeRejuvenation’s integrative approach includes monitoring by a physician, providing customized diets by a nutritionist and registered dietitians, and offering assessments and training with a personal fitness trainer. Markowitz takes health and wellness personally; therefore his sole intention within this comprehensive approach is to provide a solid structure to help permanently change the patient’s lifestyles to live happier and healthier lives.
Director of Operations
Yazmyne earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from the University of South Florida. Her involvement with USF’s Student Health Services and local physicians has provided her with over 9 years of medical experience and knowledge. Yazmyne’s passion for health and wellness drives her to excellence in providing optimal patient care to assist each patient to make the necessary lifestyle changes to achieve better health.
Brittany has worked in the health and wellness industry for over 15 years, gaining experience in athletic training, strength and conditioning, and overall fitness & wellness. She is passionate about and finds joy in helping people improve their quality of life. Brittany earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida. She has held several roles at Age Rejuvenation, from running the front desk, to Nutrition Coordinator, to Accounting and Human Resources, she has proven her versatility and flexibility. Through her experience, she understands the value of every individual that keeps the company thriving. Brittany is currently applying her knowledge as the Administrator for Age Rejuvenation. Outside of Age Rejuvenation, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and photography.
Liz Galvan was born in Cuba and moved to Florida as a teenager with her family. She has overcome many obstacles from gaining her citizenship to becoming fluent in another language. It is this hard work and dedication that has led her to be so successful in her life both personally and professionally. Liz’s parents are both in the medical field which has fostered her love for the health care field from a young age and fueled her desire to help others attain and maintain their best health.
Liz joined the Tampa Rejuvenation team in 2015 as a Certified Medical Assistant, but her work ethic, attention to detail, and commitment to her patients were soon noted. Wanting to instill these traits into all the Medical Assistants here at Tampa Rejuvenation, Liz now serves as Clinical Manager for all office locations. She is also a graduate of Coolsculpting University, certified in Intravenous Therapy, certified Viora technician, and has been trained in our PulseWave RX technology.
Patient Care Manager
Charles earned his Bachelor of Sciences in Health Sciences from the University of South Florida. He has worked in the healthcare field for over 8 years, gaining extensive knowledge about medications, patient care, and healthcare management through his experiences. Charles’ commitment to patient success is showcased by his dedication to the well-being of the patients he takes care of and the diligence he puts into all tasks he takes on. Charles’ number one goal is to ensure every individual gets the best care possible while achieving their personal goals.
Human Resources Manager
Jasmine earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from the University of South Florida. Her experience working with the USF College of Medicine’s Office of Research and volunteering with Tampa General’s Adult Care for the Elderly unit has provided her with a passion for evidence-based, integrative nutrition, with a focus on health and wellness. Jasmine enjoys being a resource for patients and strives to help every AgeRejuvenation patient reach their goals!
As Accounting Manager, Jamel oversees all areas of the Accounting department including payroll, inventory, cash management, general ledger, and bank reconciliations. Jamel holds a bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management with minors in Finance and Management Information Systems and a master’s degree in Accounting. Jamel enjoys working at Age Rejuvenation because he believes in their mission to improve their patient’s quality of life. Born and raised in New York City, Jamel and his family moved to Tampa in January 2020. He enjoys fishing with his two children and working on household projects.
Patient Experience Manager
Matt Ziegler was born in Elmira, NY. His family relocated frequently, which allowed him to meet many different people, inspiring him to help those along his path. Upon relocating to Tampa Bay, he soon joined the AgeRejuvenation team. He has been apart of AgeRejuvenation since 2015. Matt is driven to help people succeed in all aspects of life. Continuing his education and knowledge in healthy living and how to help people feel and look their best is Matt’s passion. Due to his success helping patients achieve their goals, Matt is a leader among the AgeRejuvenation community. Whenever you call AgeRejuvenation he can always be found on the answering end of that call.