Hexarelin is another hexapeptide like GHRP-6. Unlink the other GHRP’s out there, Hexarelin is the dark horse, the black sheep, the underdog not usually mentioned and often overlooked for certain qualities. This grossly underestimated peptide shouldn’t be pushed to the side, but rather examined to understand its benefits and usability for bodybuilders and athletes alike.
For starters, Hexarelin is not your average GHRP. The structure of the amino acid is that of a hexapeptide known to help promote the release of growth hormone (GH). The mechanism of action is not yet fully understood by scientists. However, what we know is that hexarelin has the ability to act both on the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. It is known to give the largest release of GH than any other GHRP.
Like other peptides, hexarelin has the ability to help promote more production of natural growth hormone, and it will not shut down the production of the body’s ability to produce GH. Hexarelin has been shown in studies to increase bone mineral density, mitosis and meiosis, fat loss, connective tissue strengthening, and improved skin elasticity.
Interestingly, the most amazing finding with hexarelin was its ability to act on cardiac receptors separate from the GH releasing properties. The peptide can directly aid in cardioprotective left ventricular pressure issues, as well as, help to heal scar tissue on the heart. Studies on lean and obese lab rats concluded that while lean rats were able to take advantage of the GH plasma increase better than the obese rats (the healthier the rat the more hexarelin effectively produced and utilized GH), obese rats did not see the same advantage. Separate from the studies that monitored GH, both lean and obese rats both received all of the cardioprotective properties of hexarelin.