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Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:26 pm
by marybanana
I’m thinking about maybe doing this in the next year with giostar, stemgenex, or Panama stem cell institute. I don’t think anyone has done this yet. I called stemgenex and although they had never heard of PSSD, after speaking with me for a few minutes they told me they were confident they could “improve my situation but it wouldn’t be a cure.” They only do one treatment though, while with giostar and Panama stem cell institute they do more than one. I heard the stem cells help the body repair itself. What do you guys think about this? Is there hope that this could fix PSSD?

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:56 pm
by Jaxx
WIthout knowing the details of these companies i would be cautious.
Stemcell research obviously has huge potential in the future, but i wonder how it would help if they dont know exactly what the underlying problem is with PSSD in the first place. Which cells are they adressing and why?

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:30 pm
by marybanana
The stem cell places say that the stem cells secrete materials that allow the body to regenerate itself. They claim that stem cells work well for neurological problems and that is what PSSD is. I really really am no expert on how this works. but I thought it looked promising.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:59 pm
by Ghost
No this won't help.

Adding stem cells wouldn't do anything. There is nothing really damaged with us, just out of alignment.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 8:51 pm
by been_too_long
Ghost wrote:No this won't help.

Adding stem cells wouldn't do anything. There is nothing really damaged with us, just out of alignment.


Im no expert on stem cell or gene therapy; hell Im not even knowledgeable in them. But if the gene expression theory is correct (only thing that makes sense to me or homeostasis should of kicked in) do you still feel that comment is true? Ive also wondered often the same thing as the OP. I just don't have the background to decide if the idea has merit.

I keep meaning to find the time to go thru this course to better understand changes to gene expression caused by drugs.

https://www.coursera.org/learn/addictio ... pigenetics

Mary, I would advise you to be skeptical to the claims they can help after just a few minute conversation. Such claims without reviewing a persons medical history throws up all kinds of red flags. Even if it turns out that such treatments could help in the long run, I just don't trust a provider that would use such shady sales tactics.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:30 pm
by Ghost
Stem cells are different than gene therapy. Stem cell therapy is using stem cells. They are undifferentiated cells. They could help in the case that something was degenerated or damaged because they can differentiate into any type of cell. There is no indication that PSSD leads to any type of brain damage. Stem cells MIGHT be of use in the penis or spinal cord, but not in the brain.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 11:04 pm
by been_too_long
Ghost wrote:Stem cells are different than gene therapy. Stem cell therapy is using stem cells. They are undifferentiated cells. They could help in the case that something was degenerated or damaged because they can differentiate into any type of cell. There is no indication that PSSD leads to any type of brain damage. Stem cells MIGHT be of use in the penis or spinal cord, but not in the brain.


Thanks for the info.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 5:55 am
by marybanana
Okay, well what about gene therapy? There are gene therapy places out there right? I originally thought gene therapy was the answer after learning about the epigenetic theory of PSSD, but I assumed stem cells would work similarly. There must be something we can do.

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:19 am
by been_too_long
marybanana wrote:Okay, well what about gene therapy? There are gene therapy places out there right? I originally thought gene therapy was the answer after learning about the epigenetic theory of PSSD, but I assumed stem cells would work similarly. There must be something we can do.


Lets pray gene therapy is NOT the answer.. considering the treatments generally range from 500k to a million in cost....

Re: Can stem cell therapy fix this problem?

Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:23 am
by hgwxx7
You are missing one point. Where will you put those new cells? Brain? or Penis?