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Non Pharmacological Treatments for Alzheimers

Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the biggest health challenges all over the world.  This progressive disease, which destroys brain cells, gradually robs its victims’ cognitive and functional abilities.  There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, although a number of treatments can ease, or slow, its development.  Many non-pharmacological therapies are able to help Alzheimer’s patients live [...]

Can stem cells treat paralysis?

Treating paralysis is still one of medicine’s great challenges. Thousands of people become paralyzed every year, leaving them with impaired mobility, speech, or the ability to care for themselves.  But could a new treatment be on the horizon? What Causes Paralysis? There is no single cause of paralysis.  However, it is usually the result of [...]
Retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa. Symptoms, causes and treatments

What is retinitis pigmentosa? is a progressive disease that affects the retina, affecting the peripheral vision with a slow evolution resulting on tunnel vision. Since there is not known cure, eventually it transforms into complete blindness. Currently, traditional treatments for retinitis pigmentosa are palliative, meaning, they focus on improving the patient’s quality of life and [...]

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

When people think of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), they often think of stiff, painful joints. This autoimmune condition happens when the body mistakes its own joint tissues as foreign ones and attacks them producing swelling of the joints, which leads to stiffness and pain, and when it goes out of control or lasts for long periods [...]

Stem cell therapy is helping professional athletes

Orthopedic specialists in the United States have recently been offering autologous treatments as a way of healing the injuries suffered by athletes.

The goal of these treatments is to speed up recovery time by introducing the athlete’s own stem cells into areas of the body suffering from damage and chronic inflammation. These doctors are reporting success with injured football players,

What’s it like to have your bone marrow harvested?

People can be squeamish about things they’ve never experienced before, especially when it comes to medical procedures, so we’re not surprised when a prospective patient asks us about bone marrow.

The fact of the matter is that the primitive bone marrow transplantation practiced on leukemia patients a half-century ago was slow and painful.

Is your current treatment working for you?

The biggest problem with incurable conditions is that they’re incurable. Standard treatments for such cases usually obligate the patients to spend the rest of their lives taking drugs that don’t make them better and often produce unpleasant side-effects.
Conventional wisdom has a saying about this sort of thing. “If you keep doing what you’ve been doing,

Arthritis Success stories from ProgenCell

Arthritis Success stories from ProgenCell

As interesting as the theory behind stem cell therapy might be, its results are what is most important. We’d like to share with you some of our case-histories. These two deal with arthritis.
A seventy-four-year-old woman, a doctor who retired to Baja California, presented at ProgenCell with metabolic disorder and rheumatoid arthritis.

ProgenCell success stories: Scleroderma

A forty-four-year-old man came to us with scleroderma in 2008. His disease had already progressed several years by then and his skin had become hardened almost like cardboard. He was unable to turn his head because of the tightness of his neck and speech was difficult because of tightness of his lips. He had only limited movement in his hands and fingers and complained of pain in his joints and back as well as depression.

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