Stems cells are the basic building blocks of the human body. They have the ability to regenerate and replicate when activated and in the right circumstances, can become almost any specialized type of cells in the human body. They promote tissue repair and recovery to obtain results with minimal, or no side effects.
Stem cells can do two very important things most cells cannot:
• Stem cells can multiply.
• Stem cells can turn into other types of cells or tissues.
These things are very important because they mean that stem cells have the potential to heal many types of damaged tissue. In fact, stem cells are responsible for most of the healing that takes place in our bodies.
Sources of Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC)
Fatty Tissue (Adipose Tissue)
Fat adult stem cells are also known as adipose stem cells. Adipose (fat) tissue is one of the richest sources of mesenchymal stem cells. Adult stem cells from fat are easy to obtain by liposuction.
Placenta Tissue ( Wharton’s Tissue)
Umbilical cord stem cells reside in the umbilical cords of newborn babies.
Among many other things, mesenchymal stem cells from the umbilical cord tissue are known to help reduce inflammation, modulate the immune system and secrete factors that help the central nervous system to regenerate.