Alzheimer’s is a central neurological disorder that causes senile dementia. It is caused by a gradual loss of nerve cells and nerve cell contacts. As this disease develops more and more parts of the brain are damaged therefore the symptoms become more severe. Sufferers may experience memory loos, confusion and mood swings.
Stem cells are produced in the bone marrow. They are immature cells that have the potential to self-generate themselves into many different cell types in the body. Autologus stem cell therapy is when the patients own stem cells are used to treat the condition. Bone marrow stem cells are collected from the patient and then frozen and stored until they are needed.
The stem cells are then re-implanted into the patient where they can then self-generate into new cells to replace and repair the damaged nerves and tissues that have caused the disease. This should then reduce the progression of the disease.