Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder and it is characterized by muscle rigidity, tremor and a slowing of physical movement. This is caused by the degenerative character of the disease, which primarily affects the central nervous system and leads to an impairment of motor and speech skills and a number of other body functions. The underlying pathology is death of cells in the substantia nigra, an area of the brain that produces dopamine, a neurotransmitter involved in movement. As levels of dopamine progressively decline, tremors, rigidity, and problems with gait, balance, speech, swallowing, mood, sleep, and cognition worsen.
For the past two years, stem cell doctors been treating patients with adult stem cells. These cells are isolated from a small amount of the patient’s own fat, which is removed by liposuction, then concentrated and infused back into the body, where they home in on areas of injury or regeneration. Adipose-, or fat derived stem cell therapy is not a cure. But it is a safe, easy, and relatively inexpensive means of harnessing the regenerative properties of these remarkable cells.
“I have had Parkinson’s for about 10 years. I believe I would be a vegetable by now if it weren’t for stem cell treatments. “I have gone through many stages of the disease. My balance was poor, I was unable to walk normally, my speech was impaired, and I used to have a fixed stare. After receiving treatment, all these problems have improved. Though I still have to keep up with the Parkinson’s medicine, I can live an almost normal life.
How can stem cell help?
- Current treatments for Parkinson’s include the drug Levodopa, which was discovered in the 1960s. It is converted into dopamine in the body, so it acts as a stand-in for the lost dopamine-producing neurons. Some other drug scan act like dopamine to stimulate the nerve cells.
- These treatments relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, but do not slow down or reverse the damage to nerve cells in the brain. Over time, the clinical features get worse despite treatment.
- The Stem Cell aims to replace the dopamine producing nigra cells of the brain.
- Currently, bone marrow or adipose tissues stem cells are the only type of adult stem cell used regularly for treatment of Parkinson’s treatment.
- It is possible to infuse the stem cells into the blood. The cells find their own way to the proper location and begin forming the cells and tissues needed. The cell differentiates into dopamine producing cells.
- The treatment aims to restore, rejuvenate and recreate the nigra dopamine producing area of the brain.
- Simple but very effective.
- Improve life style.
- Stop the progression of disease.
- Nature’s own way repairing impaired cells and tissues.
- Low or no risk of tumours or other side effects.
- Bone marrow derived mesenchyme stem cells are capable of creating all the cells making the immune system.
- Lower overall risk of treatment.
“Warren Hudson, California, an out door man, fond of driving good cars, and a wood craftsman. Had lost interest in life.
After treatment with stem cells from adipose tissue
My motor skills became better, positive attitude was back; Started Driving.
The stem cell treatment works, it not only stops the progression of symptoms but also reverses the degeneration of the brain.”