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STEM CELL COLLECTION AND STORAGE


STEM CELLS AND WHAT THEY DO FOR YOU Our body is composed of both body cells and stem cells. The stem cells make up roughly five percent of the 100 trillion cells in our bodies. Found within all our organs and in the bone marrow, they are released into the blood to repair the damage caused when our bodies are stressed or injured. When you cut your finger or break a bone, stem cells go to work and help you heal. They are as versatile as they are valuable because they can become whatever we need them to be – skin, tissue, and bone. But stem cells age as we age and become less effective. By collecting your stem cells at any age, you create a lasting

supply of regenerative cells that remain as healthy as you were the day you had them collected. The natural regenerative capacity of our own stem cells has given rise to advanced therapies and treatments that provide us with the latest healthcare options (some already available and others undergoing rigorous testing) and may provide future opportunities as the technology grows. There are presently 5000 clinical trials underway using patients’ own stem cells to restore heart and brain function, immune response, repair bone and joint disorders , and to treat many other health issues.

WHY SHOULD YOU COLLECT AND STORE YOUR STEM CELLS? Think of stem cell collection as the ultimate form of health insurance. In fact, stem cell collection should be thought of as the only true form of life insurance. Whereas traditional life insurance only makes a difference after your death, stem cell collection gives you access to potential life saving therapies that can make a difference to you and your family while you are alive.

Stem cells are integral to the healing process but become less effective when damaged by injury, illness and even aging. Adults with a family history of cardiac disease, diabetes, cancer, neurological or autoimmune disorders should especially take advantage of this opportunity to protect themselves while they are healthy. However, regardless of family history, we encourage people to invest in their wellness now, rather than their illness later.


HOW WE DO IT The process of collecting and storing your stem cells is easy and virtually painless. It happens in four phases: 1. Mobilization: “mobilization” is the simple injection of a natural hormone that has been used in medicine for more than 20 years. It temporarily causes stem cells residing in your bone marrow to migrate into the peripheral blood-blood stream (a process that occurs naturally in the body when there is stress or injury). 2. Collection: The “apheresis” process, which involves the placement of 2 intraveneous lines, allows for the collection of stem cells from the bloodstream. It’s much like donating blood at a local blood drive, only in much better comfort for the three-and-a-half hour duration. TV, Wi-Fi and conferencing

facilities are available so you don’t even need to unplug from your daily life. Normal activities can be resumed immediately after your stem cell collection. 3. Storage: Your cells are then transported to a national storage facility operated by Progenitor Cell Therapy, an internationally recognized cell therapy development and storage company. Your cells are stored and monitored under strict FDA guidelines. 4. Cell Use and Transportation: If your cells are needed for your future health or traumatic events, they can be transported to you by the request of your physician. Presently, the use of your own stem cells is under the regulation of the FDA in the U.S. They can be used for specific purposes provided they fall within these guidelines.

WHERE WE DO IT This process takes place at CellHealth™ Institute’s facility in Montclair, New Jersey. This is one of the few FDA-registered and state-licensed blood bank locations in America where stem cells from healthy donors can be collected from the bloodstream and cryogenically stored for future use.


STEM CELLS AND THEIR PRESENT USE The groups and individuals making use of stem cell collection are varied, but they share a common goal: good health and performance.

It is a great option for men and women who depend on their bodies to be at the pinnacle of performance and health. This also applies to those who value their ability to be active at any age.

This process is of particular interest to athletes and those concerned with maintaining the ability to perform and function optimally. Over the last decade, you may have noticed that many top-level athletes and others have undergone stem cell therapies in order to prolong their careers or for regenerative purposes once they retire.

Whether used to expedite recovery from trauma or to maintain our own healthy stem cells, it can be a cutting-edge insurance policy to preserve our ability to experience an optimal healthspan and fully functional life.

INVEST IN HEALTH TODAY TO AVOID ILLNESS TOMORROW Potential uses for your own stored stem cells are growing exponentially each year, as research gathers pace. Adult stem cells are generally healthiest between the ages of 25 and 45, but people up to the age of 70 are storing their cells because of the exciting potential applications for their use.

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The best insurance for you or your childrens’ future health in this expanding field of medicine is to collect and store your stem cells.

FOR MORE INFORMATION visit CellHealth.net/bioinsurance or call 855-815-CELL


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