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A 41-year-old male asked:

Interested in information on stem cell treatment for congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Justin Alvey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Be careful: This is an experimental treatment that is showing a lot of future promise. The overall efficacy and side effects are still being evaluated That being said there are a LOT of quacks out there selling this as a treatment to hopeless patients for a huge amount of money. Don't blow your life savings on one of these overseas clinics, it will be a waste of time/money and dangerous.

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A 27-year-old member asked:

Do stem cells cure congestive heart failure?

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Maybe: There are several promising studies using stem cells for a variety of conditions. New, high tech treatments get a lot of coverage on the news, but we are still probably years away from seeing this in the cardiologists’ office.
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there is a way to increase your own stem cell production through nutritional supplement by 70% and another new product I have recently found that reduce oxidative stress levels to the level of 20 year old may be very helpful as well for many diseases
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Can you tell me the treatment options for congestive heart failure?

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CHF: Treatment depends on what the cause of the CHF is. Could be surgical, could be medical. Systolic CHF is different from diastolic CHF and valvar stenosis CHF is different from valvar insufficiency chf. Virtually all kinds have diuretic as part of the treatment.

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