Stem Cell Rejuvenation
If you are interested in stem cell rejuvenation and are ready to take the next step in anti-aging, contact Dr. Forrest for a consultation. 408.354.4262
What Are Stem Cells?
Scott R.Moyer "Selected Essays" 2010
Stem cells are biological cells with unique regenerative abilities. Stem cells serve as an internal repair system to replace worn out or damaged tissues. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has the potential either to remain a stem cell or become another type of cell with a more specialized function, such as a heart cell, a blood cell, or a skin cell.
In 2005, it was discovered that 4 types of pluripotent stem cells originate in the placental and umbilical cord tissue of mammals: Amniotic Epithelial Stem Cells (AESCs), Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs), Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells (UVECs), and Umbilical Cord Matrix Cells (UCMCs).
Stem Cells: Amniotic vs. Embryonic
While placental and umbilical tissue derived stem cells share many similiarities with embryonic stem cells, there are important differences to note:
• Like embryonic stem cells, placental and umbilical cord tissue cells express many of the same surface markers and transcription factors normally present on embryonic stem and germ cells, which identifies them as true stem cells.
• Like embryonic stem cells, placental and umbilical cord tissue cells are also pluripotent, which means they can differentiate into any type of cell in the body. This means there are no cells in the body they cannot repair or replace.
• Unlike embryonic stem cells, placental and umbilical cord tissue cells are harvested ethically. There is no controversy regarding their use, because they are derived from the post-birth, delivered placenta of healthy sheep raised at medicinal farms.
• Unlike embryonic cells, placental and umbilical cord tissue stem cells are NOT associated with teratomas and other types of neoplasms. Placental and umbilical cord tissue derived cells are considered to be nonallergenic and safe.
In addition, placental and umbilical cord tissue stem cells express the stem cell specific transcription factors octamer-binding protein 4 (Oct-4), and the "immortality" gene Nanog. The gene Nanog, found in stem cells, appears to be the "master gene", coordinating other genes to allow stem cells to multiply limitlessly, while still retaining their ability to differentiate. (It was christened Nanog after the land in Celtic myth called Tir nan Og, whose inhabitants remained forever young.)
Lyophilization Preserves Stem Cells
Around the time placental and umbilical cord tissue stem cells were discovered (2005), lyophilization technology made a giant leap forward. Lyophilization, or freeze drying, is the preeminent process for preserving sensitive biological substances. Given that stem cells are smaller in size and structure than regular mammalian cells, they easily survive this process. Lyophilization provides the greatest possible preservation of the stem cells’ vitality.
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Consultation with Dr. Forrest - Dr. Forrest, MA, MH, DC, is a licensed chiropractor in California. His is available for in-office visits and informational/educational phone/Skype consultations and Zyto and EVOX Biometric Body Scans. You are welcome to draw on his over 28 years of clinical experience.*(hide)
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Power 99 Peptide Complex .33 oz - exciting new upgrade to our RG-CELL Rejuvenating Nanopeptide Complex. This powerful new product contains a revolutionary blend of active peptides, 99% in fact, which will work hard to combat skin aging.*(hide)
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- the first nutritional supplement that increases the body’s ability to build and strengthen bones the way nature intended*
RG-Cell Concentrated Restorative Skin Serum - The RG-Cell is a new, breakthrough, anti-aging, skin care cosmaceutical. It features a unique custom blend of stem cell activators programmed to protect your skin and visibly fight aging at the cellular level*(hide)
Skin Recovery Purifying CLEANSER 4.4 oz -An exceptionally mild cleanser and make up remover that gently lifts away dirt*
Stem Cell Worx - Scientifically Proven Stem Cell Supplement - Stem Cell Worx Intraoral Spray (Taken Sublingually) with 100% Natural Ingredients.*(hide)
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