Stem Cell Treatment
Regenerative Medicine is a new field of medicine with one goal in mind: to heal and restore normal function of damaged tissues and organs. Just like the human body itself, regenerative medicine utilizes stem cells to replace damaged cells and tissues.
Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy for joint diseases
Alternative to surgery and pain medications, Torn Meniscus, Shoulder pain, Shoulder injury (Rotator Cuff syndrome), Hip Injury, Hip Pain, Osteoarthritis, Inflammation, Herniation Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Bulging Disc, Stem cell therapy for the knee.
How Do Stem Cells Heal?
Stem Cells, as explained previously, have the power to differentiate into any cell type, all the way from: bone cells to brain cells, heart cells, nerve cells, kidney cells, etc. This is what defines Stem Cells. However, the potency to differentiate into any body cell type is not what defines their healing powers, as not all stem cell types are able to transform into any cell type. Only a select few, such as Bone Marrow (BMC) and Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs), have been identified to differentiate into most cells type and have been successfully used in medicine to treat diseases. They have been shown to hold several major therapeutic effects, such as:
- Down-regulation of immune processes and inflammation
- Suppression of apoptosis (“programmed cell death”, i.e. the suicide of cells)
- Activation of resident stem cells – up-regulate progenitor cell mobilization
- Induce angiogenesis (development of new blood vessels) – leading to better blood supply
- Promote neurogenesis (development of new nervous tissue)
After initial damage to tissues or organs, such as mechanical forces in trauma or the lack of blood supply in strokes and heart attacks, further damage is caused by immune processes and inflammation. Sub critically injured cells, which are usually found in the vicinity of the damaged tissue or organ, primarily commit suicide instead of repairing themselves. This process further increases the damaged tissue volume. To repair this damage, which is (potentially) possible in most organs by the specific stem cells residing in them, is very slow or does not happen at all without external stimulation. In such cases, stem cells therapies have been demonstrated to be extremely effective in stimulating repair and limiting further damage.
Stem Cell and Hair Restoration
Alopecia (hair loss) occurs due to many internal factors, such as aging or hormonal balance disruption, as well as diverse diseases and serious burns or wounds. Hair loss is commonly accompanied by a region of thinned skin at the bald site. Furthermore, these symptoms are due to the functional loss of follicular stem cell activity (i.e., forming the hair follicles) . Recently, there have been numerous therapeutic trials of various treatments for hair loss such as oral medications and hair transplantation. However, therapeutic drugs, like finasteride and dutasteride, provide only temporary improvement, and often with reduced effectiveness, which results in immediate hair loss. Although hair transplantation can replace the bald area with healthy hair, it is an invasive surgery, and a sufficient number of hairs for replacement is not always available in patients with severe hair loss . Therefore, alternative therapeutic strategies are essential for alopecia
Regenerative Stem Cell – Mesenchymal cells accelerate outcome in Hair growth
Stem cells are known for their capability to differentiate into any type of cell and their abundance of growth factors. Once they are injected, they specifically target certain tissues and begin to inhibit inflammation. Meanwhile, growth factors are released that repair damaged cells and stimulate other cells to rejuvenate themselves. These properties can be utilized to enhance treatments such as PRP. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is currently the leading, established medical treatment for hair loss. With the infusion of stem cells, this treatment can be taken to new levels.
This is accomplished by fusing the patient’s platelet rich plasma with mesenchymal stem cells obtained from human umbilical cord tissue. This combination is then injected into the patient’s scalp, where the platelet rich plasma and cells work together to enhance follicle support. As a result, patients have reported a revival of latent hair follicles as well as the thickening of existing ones.
Origin of Stem Cells Used In Treatment
Stem cells used in this treatment are taken from donated umbilical cord blood containing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and are rich in growth factors. Stem cells is obtained under informed consent and strict ethical protocols. The cords are from safe, reliable hospital sources via a non-invasive, simple, and painless procedure.
Here how it works:
Participating hospitals invite screened mothers expecting normal, healthy births to donate the resulting umbilical cord tissues. These otherwise discarded tissues are an excellent source of high-quality stem cells and growth factors which may be used in regenerative medicine. At the time of birth, a specialized nurse enters the delivery room to carry out the extraction procedures. The umbilical cord tissue and blood is extracted and taken to the cGMP (Good Manufacture Practice) and GTP(Good Tissue Practice) lab. All the tissues obtained are screened under FDA Standards in order to assure the safest and highest quality.
Treatment experience & procedure:
The experience is extremely similar to the PRP treatment. A patient’s blood is drawn and spun in a centrifuge and their platelet rich plasma is prepared to be injected into the desired areas. The only difference is the addition of the stem cells to the vial.
**Individual Results May Vary
A Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Impotency – Medicine is near a breakthrough to naturally target the cause of ED.
Reduced potency and erectile dysfunction can occur from a wide range of causes. Most commonly, it is age related, but it can also be related to diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. Other common causes are life style related such as smoking, frequent intake of alcohol or obesity. Despite the wide range of causes of ED, the common denominator is that until now there were only ways to treat the symptoms. Typical medications to treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and impotency are based on a substance group called “PDE-5 inhibitors”. Many other drugs have displayed temporal help against impotence in form of injections or creams. There is no clear answer on which of these ED treatment drugs is the best; as they have different properties and side effects. However, all of these drugs have one thing in common: they do not target the cause and therefore are not a “cure”. Their mode of action is based on temporarily overriding the symptoms of weak or no erections. Regenerative medicine, and the use stem cells as one of their major tools in treating numerous conditions, allows us for a fundamentally different treatment approach providing us with the chance of curing the problem, at the core, where it begins. All causes of erectile dysfunction, except in the case of psychologically induced impotence, have some form of primary or secondary blood or nerve supply problem as their main cause. Stem cell-based regenerative therapies promote both, angiogenesis (new growth of blood vessels and blood supply improvement) as well as neurotophy / neuroprotection (new growth and protection of nerve supply of the penis).
While there are some causes of ED which cannot be treated (i.e. psychologically induced ED), new discoveries in regenerative medicine and stem cells may be able to find the solution. For the first time, Dr. Mitra Tahvildarian would like to report that regeneration of the blood- and nerve-supply related causes of ED is possible in an natural way without any known side effects.
A new chance for patients suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) and incontinence after prostate cancer treatments (prostatectomy or radiation therapy)
The prostate is surrounded and party interwoven with a fine mesh of nerves and blood vessels called the neurovascular bundle that are responsible for the control of penile erections. In prostate cancer operations (prostatectomy), and even after radiation therapies, these structures are susceptible to be damaged permanently.
While new cancer treatments like IRE/NanoKnife are on their way to make these radical treatment approaches a clinical relict, currently, they are still the standard method of therapy in most countries. Hence, if you had prostate cancer, you are likely to suffer from incontinence, impotence or both to some extent.
Is there a cure or a treatment for incontinence or impotence after prostatectomy? For both, impotence and incontinence, stem cell-based treatments have shown to be effective and safe in improving the functional outcome. We highly recommend that you to get in touch with us.
Get your Stem Cell Treatment to fight Erectile Dysfunction today
Reduction of potency, impotence and erectile dysfunction has a wide range of possible causes. A good medical assessment and diagnostic is absolutely essential before creating a personalized treatment plan for your erectile dysfunction. We will analyze the cause of your potency or ED problem and create a treatment plan which is optimized for your problem. All guideline methods, medications, nutrition and lifestyle recommendations will be included in your treatment plan – together with the most state of the art and safe stem cell-based therapies.