Stem cell therapy is a key treatment used at Poseidonia Healthcare for stroke breakthrough patients. It involves the systemic introduction of Pluripotent Stem Cells injected into the body via IV into arteries or veins, they travel to the site of a stroke in the brain to fuel the repair process.
Most of our patients who have suffered from a Stroke have been treated for a better recovery with the combination of Pluripotent Stem Cells and supportive therapies (including Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Ozone therapy, Bioresonance, Nasal Laser Therapy, Detoxing and IV Vitamin therapy), showed visible signs of improvement in the following areas.
Improved motor function.
Improved muscle tone and spasticity.
Improved balance and coordination.
Improved fine and gross motor skills.
Improved cognition and memory.
Improved ability to swallow.
RECOVER FROM A STROKE WITH STEM CELL THERAPY
Stem Cell Treatment has shown to be very effective in treating & boosting speedy stroke recovery patient, in many cases enabling them to resume their normal lifestyle.
Poseidonia Healthcare Stem Cell Treatment makes it conceivable to fix the harmed cerebrum and to likewise recoup physical capacities most of the time. The brain still baffles science as they still do not know exactly how the brain heals, yet what we do know following nearly 10 years of utilizing our Stem Cells for patients, is that a dynamic recuperation of the patient’s brain and body functions, typically followed by a recuperation of the mobility and speech capacities.
With treatment of Stroke Patients, the patient’s brain begins to produce new Neural Stem Cells which go to the harmed regions and make new neurons and connections.
Ozone Therapy: Ozone Therapy can help stroke patients who have suffered from a stroke, regain mobility and help get their bodies back on track. Ozone increases the oxygen levels in the blood, improves blood circulation, neutralises toxins & impurities, clears plaque from the arteries, breaks up the cholesterol, combats the hardening of arteries, helps strengthen the arterial walls and helps to improve damaged areas in the brain.
Hbot: There is also a wide scope of advantages for using HBOT for stroke patients, for the most part, patients observe a fractional or complete reversal of the neurological deficiency. While the best outcomes are obtained from early utilization of HBOT, most patients do not actually seek Oxygen Therapy until years after their stroke. However, even in these cases, patients can in any case experience improvement in their Balance, Speech motor and cognitive skills.
Because the expert Medical team looks at all the changes that have taken place due to the stroke and treat you and an individual once they have all of your information they will be able to create a package best suited to your needs.
WHAT IS A STROKE?
A Stroke is a serious life-threatening condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is reduced or blocked completely with the brain cells beginning to die within minutes. The damage this causes can affect the way your body works, as well as how you think, feel and communicate. Fast responsive treatment is crucial in reducing the damage done to the brain.
Strokes can be caused either by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain (called an Ischemic stroke) or by a blood vessel rupturing and preventing blood flow to the brain (called a Haemorrhagic stroke). A TIA (Transient Ischemic attack), or “mini-stroke”, is caused by a temporary clot.
Some causes of stroke are genetic, however, up to 70% of strokes could be prevented by the detection and effective management of hypertension, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, cholesterol and lifestyle factors such as smoking.
The Treatments We Offer For Stroke
A Stroke is a life-threatening condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The sooner a person receives treatment for a Stroke, the less damage is likely to occur. Besides standard medications, you can also choose stem cell therapies for faster stroke recovery.
The main reason someone suffers a Stroke is due to ischemia, where the blood supply is stopped due to a blood clot. This accounts for 85% of all cases of Stroke. The other main cause is hemorrhagic, where a weakened blood vessel supplying the brain bursts.
Certain conditions also increase the chances of someone experiencing a Stroke. These conditions include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, lack of frequent exercise, heavy drinking, obesity and cigarette smoking.
Symptoms of a Stroke
As different parts of the brain control different parts of the body, symptoms will depend on the part of the brain affected and the extent of the damage. If you or someone you’re with maybe having a stroke, pay particular attention to the time the symptoms began. The most common symptoms are as follows:
- Trouble speaking and understanding what others are saying. You may experience confusion, slur your words or have difficulty understanding speech.
- Paralysis or numbness of the face, arm or leg. You may develop sudden numbness, weakness or paralysis in your face, arm or leg. This often affects just one side of your body. Try to raise both your arms over your head at the same time. If one arm begins to fall, you may be having a stroke. Also, one side of your mouth may droop when you try to smile.
- Problems seeing in one or both eyes. You may suddenly have blurred or blackened vision in one or both eyes, or you may see double.
- Headache. A sudden, severe headache, which may be accompanied by vomiting, dizziness or altered consciousness, may indicate that you’re having a stroke.
- Trouble walking. You may stumble or lose your balance. You may also have sudden dizziness or a loss of coordination.
If you notice any signs or symptoms of a Stroke, even if they seem to come and go or they disappear completely. Think “FAST” and do the following:
- Face. Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
- Arms. Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? Or is one arm unable to rise?
- Speech. Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is his or her speech slurred or strange?
- Time. If you observe any of these signs, call 911 or emergency medical help immediately.
If you’re with someone you suspect is having a Stroke please seek immediate medical attention right away. Don’t wait to see if the symptoms stop. Every minute counts. The longer a Stroke goes untreated, the greater the potential for brain damage and disability.
Causes of a Stroke
There are two main causes of Stroke: a blocked artery (Ischemic Stroke) or leaking or bursting of a blood vessel (Hemorrhagic sStroke). Some people may have only a temporary disruption of blood flow to the brain, known as a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), that doesn’t cause lasting symptoms.
This is the most common type of Stroke. It happens when the brain’s blood vessels become narrowed or blocked, causing severely reduced blood flow (Ischemia). Blocked or narrowed blood vessels are caused by fatty deposits that build up in blood vessels or by blood clots or other debris that travel through your bloodstream and lodge in the blood vessels in your brain.
This occurs when a blood vessel in your brain leaks or ruptures. Brain haemorrhages can result from many conditions that affect your blood vessels. Factors related to Hemorrhagic Stroke include:
- Uncontrolled high blood pressure
- Overtreatment with blood thinners (anticoagulants)
- Bulges at weak spots in your blood vessel walls (aneurysms)
- Trauma (such as a car accident)
- Protein deposits in blood vessel walls that lead to weakness in the vessel wall (cerebral amyloid angiopathy)
- Ischemic stroke leading to haemorrhage
A less common cause of bleeding in the brain is the rupture of an abnormal tangle of thin-walled blood vessels (arteriovenous malformation).
Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
A Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) sometimes known as a Mini-Stroke, is a temporary period of symptoms similar to those you’d have in a stroke. A TIA doesn’t cause permanent damage. They’re caused by a temporary decrease in blood supply to part of your brain, which may last as little as five minutes.
Like an Ischemic Stroke, a TIA occurs when a clot or debris reduces or blocks blood flow to part of your nervous system.
Seek emergency care even if you think you’ve had a TIA because your symptoms got better. It’s not possible to tell if you’re having a Stroke or TIA based only on your symptoms. If you’ve had a TIA, it means you may have a partially blocked or narrowed artery leading to your brain. Having a TIA increases your risk of having a full-blown Stroke later.
For speedy recovery of a stroke patient, choosing alternative therapies such as stem cell or Ozone therapy proves to be helpful.
Diagnosis for stroke
As your emergency team tries to determine what type of Stroke you’re having. That means you’ll have a CT scan or other imaging test soon after arrival. Doctors also need to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a brain tumour or a drug reaction.
- A physical exam. Your doctor will do a number of tests you’re familiar with, such as listening to your heart and checking your blood pressure. You’ll also have a neurological exam to see how a potential Stroke is affecting your nervous system.
- Blood tests. You may have several blood tests, including tests to check how fast your blood clots, whether your blood sugar is too high or low, and whether you have an infection.
- Computerised tomography (CT) scan. A CT scan uses a series of X-rays to create a detailed image of your brain. A CT scan can show bleeding in the brain, an Ischemic Stroke, a tumour or other conditions. Doctors may inject a dye into your bloodstream to view your blood vessels in your neck and brain in greater detail (computerized tomography angiography).
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to create a detailed view of your brain. An MRI can detect brain tissue damaged by an Ischemic sStroke and brain haemorrhages. Your doctor may inject a dye into a blood vessel to view the arteries and veins and highlight blood flow (magnetic resonance angiography or magnetic resonance venography).
- Carotid ultrasound. In this test, sound waves create detailed images of the inside of the carotid arteries in your neck. This test shows a build-up of fatty deposits (plaques) and blood flow in your carotid arteries.
- Cerebral angiogram. In this uncommonly used test, your doctor inserts a thin, flexible tube (catheter) through a small incision, usually in your groin, and guides it through your major arteries and into your carotid or vertebral artery. Then your doctor injects a dye into your blood vessels to make them visible under X-ray imaging. This procedure gives a detailed view of arteries in your brain and neck.
- Echocardiogram. An echocardiogram uses sound waves to create detailed images of your heart. An echocardiogram can find a source of clots in your heart that may have travelled from your heart to your brain and caused your Stroke.
STROKE RECOVERY WITH STEM CELL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION
After emergency treatment, you’ll be closely monitored for at least a day. After that, stroke care focuses on helping you recover as much function as possible and returning to independent living. The impact of your Stroke depends on the area of the brain involved and the amount of tissue damaged.
If your Stroke affected the right side of your brain, your movement and sensation on the left side of your body may be affected. If your stroke damages the brain tissue on the left side of your brain, your movement and sensation on the right side of your body may be affected. Brain damage to the left side of your brain may cause speech and language disorders.
Most Stroke survivors go to a rehabilitation program. Your doctor will recommend the most rigorous therapy program you can handle based on your age, overall health and degree of disability from your stroke. Your doctor will take into consideration your lifestyle, interests and priorities, and the availability of family members or other caregivers.
And one of the highly recommended and best alternative treatments for speedy stroke recovery is Stem Cell Therapy.
Then, rehabilitation may begin before you leave the hospital. After discharge, you might continue your program in a rehabilitation unit of the same hospital, another rehabilitation unit or skilled medical facility.
Treatment for Stroke
Here at Poseidonia Healthcare, we offer a range of treatments for Stroke, here are a few benefits of the more popular treatments:
Stem Cell Therapy
Stem Cell Treatment is a very efficient approach in helping Stroke Victims resume their normal lifestyles. Many Strokes are a result of a brain blockage of a major artery. This stops the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain which results in oxygen deprived Neurons dying, thus disrupting the Neuronal Circuits and therefore leading to permanent Neurological and physical disability as well as long-lasting handicaps.
Our Stem Cell Treatment for Stroke Patients makes it possible to repair the damaged brain and to also recover previously lost bodily functions in many cases. It has yet to be fully discovered by science how the brain heals, but what we do know, following close to 10 years of using Stem Cell Therapy, is that a progressive recovery of the patient’s functions of the brain, normally followed by a recovery of the speech and mobility functions.
When we are treating Stroke Patients, the patient’s brain starts to produce new Neural Stem Cells which go to the damaged areas and create new neurons and connections.
Results vary depending on the extent of the damage and on the overall health of the patients. However, among all the diseases that are treated by Stem Cells, Stroke Patient Recovery is considered one of the most effective at providing successful results for the vast majority of patients. Past results have resulted in patients regaining speech abilities and talking again after only two Pluripotent Stem Cell administrations, as well as patients being able to move an arm or leg and to even start to walk again. The depression suffered by many of the patients who receive Stem Cell Treatment is also lifted quickly after their first Pluripotent Stem Cell Treatment.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a treatment designed to increase the supply of oxygen to the part of the brain affected by stroke and to reduce the extent of irreversible damage. HBOT involves people breathing pure oxygen in a specially designed chamber (such as those used for deep sea divers with the bends) for a period of about an hour and a half each day for 10 to 20 days.
Although prominent brain tissue of Stroke victims may have irreversible damage, medical studies show that HBOT for Stroke recovery can be effective in stimulating the dormant cells that surround the damaged area. These dormant cells, known as the ischemic penumbra, are chiefly responsible for the majority of post-Stroke dysfunction. Oxygen Therapy can revive these cells, and in turn, restore a dramatic portion of the functionality caused by the Stroke.
Although some tissue in the brain may be permanently damaged due to a Stroke, often, the surrounding tissue merely lies dormant, and can be stimulated back to activity with HBOT. Because this dormant tissue is responsible for a significant portion of a victim’s dysfunction, Hyperbaric Stroke recovery, can often have dramatic results in treatment of Stroke patients.
Treating Stroke early is important. This is the time when ischemic areas of the brain are at a crucial stage, life or death. Studies show that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can have positive effects on damaged nerve tissue reducing the risk of further injury. Not only can HBOT pressurize the ambient environment to better allow oxygen flow to the brain’s affected areas but it will also wake up the dormant cells (ischemic tissue, penumbra), bringing them back to life. In addition Forcing oxygen into the ischemia and hypoxia areas of the brain, hyperbaric therapy reduces swollen tissues allowing more blood flow.
With Stroke patients, little successes make all the difference. HBOT helps patients realize the hopes they have for their future. Often, they can regain important functions they may have once taken for granted, such as dressing themselves or going to the bathroom unattended. With HBOT, patients can overcome the effects of a debilitating Stroke and regain their dignity.
During the treatment, the levels of oxygen in the chamber cause an increase in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the blood plasma and fluid of the body. This saturates and nourishes the body’s tissue with oxygen, even in the absence of red blood cells. The chamber pressure increases the levels of oxygen to all parts of the body. Besides stimulating the dormant brain cells, HBOT also has been shown to cause new nerve cell growth in the brain (Neurogenesis) and regenerate new blood vessels (Angiogenesis) to the affected areas of the brain. This helps repair and restore key tissue structures, including injured neurons, glial cells, and the extracellular matrix.
Often, Stroke victims are not the first to consider therapy. If your loved one has been the victim of a stroke, help that person take the first step for relief, and contact us today. In our humble opinion, there is no other place like ours. Let us help your loved one recover from stroke through their independence with our HBOT & Stem Cell Therapy.
Ozone Therapy can help prevent a Stroke from happening. Ozone Therapy can also help patients who have suffered from a Stroke, regain mobility and to help get their bodies back on track. Ozone increases the oxygen levels in the blood, improves blood circulation, neutralises toxins & impurities, clears plaque from the arteries, breaks up cholesterol, combats the hardening of arteries, helps strengthen the arterial walls and helps to improve damaged areas in the brain.
Stem Cell Therapy has shown to be very effective in treating Stroke patients, in many cases enabling them to resume their normal lifestyle by delivering faster recovery.
Our Stem Cell Treatment for Stroke Patients makes it possible to repair the damaged brain and to also recover previously lost bodily functions in many cases. It has yet to be fully discovered by science how the brain heals, but what we do know, following close to 10 years of using Stem Cell Therapy for stroke patients, is that a progressive recovery of the patient’s functions of the brain results, normally followed by a recovery of the speech and mobility functions.
When we are treating Stroke Patients, the patient’s brain starts to produce new Neural Stem Cells which go to the damaged areas and create new neurons and connections.
As we age, our arteries become harder and narrower, making them more likely to become blocked. However, some medical conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes can speed up the process and increase your risk of having a stroke.
Regular check-ups with your GP, especially as you get older, will pick up on any problems.
Benefits of Embryonic Stem Cells
Stem cell therapy as a rehabilitative tool for stroke patients is ushering in a medical era revolution with enormous potential and recovery. The promise that treatment with stem cells holds for addressing even severe symptoms and side effects of stroke has the medical community taking notice. Until very late in the 20th century, the conventional wisdom was that brain cell death or any type of damage within the tissues of the brain could not be repaired or reversed. Since the advent of regenerative medicine, however, it is now known that re-growth of brain cells and improvement in neurological function is possible.
large quantities of highly potent stem cells focus on the regrowth of nerve tissue and brain cells. The stem cells are harvested from the fatty layer that lies just beneath the skin. A small sample per treatment is all that is needed. The sample is usually harvested from one of the patient’s thighs, buttocks, or the abdomen; a process that requires only a local aesthetic at the site where the sample is taken.
The cells are concentrated within a potent serum, then injected back into the body where they stimulate new growth and regeneration. The procedure is safe, and risk of rejection is exceptionally low. Time and again, tests and trials have reported rapid healing, improvement in brain function, mobility, strength, and stamina.
Contact Poseidonia Healthcare to learn more about innovative regenerative therapies.