How is Regenerative Medicine Helping People Age Better?  

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There are products, programs and advice to help counter the effects of the degenerative process in our body that is aging. We dread it so much but hardly ever ask why aging has to come with issues. We happily seek anti-aging in everyday products but don’t question the very concept of why aging has to make us less functional over time. A ray of hope is on the horizon  with key developments in regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine aims to heal our bodies at a cellular level so that we tackle the degenerative process at its core, reverse symptoms of aging and prevent disease.

This means that instead of biologically aging faster than our chronological age we can get treatments that allow us to age with improved function and longer healthspan. Our chronological age represents how long we have lived, it is actually our biological age that reflects our ability to live a healthy life as it is the state of our cells and tissues. This is why we may not be too old often but feel restricted in our mobility or become dependent on medication to manage issues that just become part of our everyday lives. That back pain which is triggered every time you climb the stairs or bend to play with children – is reflective of our biological aging.  Regenerative stem cell therapy does not pause time and promote an unachievable set of outcomes but genuinely offers a solution to the issues that come with aging which we accept as inevitable.

How does regenerative medicine work?

Regenerative medicine treatments utilize stem cell therapies among other procedures, like plasma exchange, to treat various issues at a cellular level. In the most basic sense, live umbilical stem cells are incredibly good at 3 things, reducing inflammation, helping regenerate tissue and communicating with your cells.

There are several specific treatments that target different areas of our body to alleviate different issues. Treatments for skin boost the production of collagen to decrease texture, reduce fine lines and tighten the pores for youthful skin. Essentially, it will allow you to heal cellular degeneration so that when you do implement your skincare routine it will actually benefit your skin. Similarly, those who sustained injuries will benefit from orthopedic treatments that target tissue regeneration and inflammation to resolve pain and increase mobility. The common thread in these treatments is they are performed with a personalized treatment plan tailored to you so that your problems are tackled from their root in a holistic way. This can be life-changing for those who struggle with targeting one ailment, only to uncover another issue as a side effect.

Regenerative medicine when coupled with traditional medicine can unlock the potential to drastically improve quality of life and function, especially for those whose conditions come with debilitating life-long adverse effects. Why must certain illnesses be accepted as the end of life as we know it when there is regenerative medicine available to restore some functionality? This is a promising pathway in medicine as it will ensure a trickle-down effect on a host of issues that come with life-altering injuries for many people leading them and their loved ones to suffer.

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Why are regenerative medicine options not mainstream?

You’ll be thinking that if it were that simple to increase one’s lifespan, healthspan and prevent disease we’d be walking into the doctor’s office seeking the magic treatment and saving thousands of dollars solving the dozen issues that come with age. But of course, it is not simple.  

Even though stem cell therapies have been developed with rigorous research and science-backed data for the past two decades, there are several barriers to stem cell therapies in traditional medicine due to a lack of awareness and credible utilization. Like any scientific solution, the more people opt for it the more incentive there is to invest in its research and innovation. Think antibiotics; there are continuous developments in their quality and availability because we consider them essential to medical services.

Another hindrance to the mainstream use of stem cell therapies is the out-of-pocket expense many doctors and patients are not willing to opt for. However, it is a vicious cycle as the lack of its usage keeps it from becoming a part of insurance providers’ packages. The more people opt for stem cell therapies it will become clear to healthcare providers and financiers that it is beneficial for people to use them and there is demand.

A new outlook 

To defy aging as we know it will take considerable social awareness and experimentation. A key to achieving this is people opting for clinics that offer regenerative medicine treatments for various issues that they may have. Like many modern medicine treatments that were once considered outliers and experimental, stem cell therapies will eventually become mainstream as practitioners like RMI have invested decades in research and seen tremendous success in parts of the world to empower people to take charge of the root cause of their health issues.

You can explore these treatments with care from experts and read countless success stories. Consultations upon booking an appointment will provide an analysis of the type of treatment and its steps that will instill confidence and awareness in patients. The benefit of aging with function and reducing the impact of life-changing diseases is definitely something worth giving a chance to as individuals and as a society so that more investment is made into stem cell therapy treatments.

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