Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mitochondrial Dysfunction--the Root Cause of Your Chronic Illness?



 




   If you have any of the following symptoms you may be experiencing mitochondrial dysfunction:
  • unexplainable fatigue, easily winded 
  • generally don’t feel well
  • feel pain after moderate exercise
  • headaches for no known reason
  • impaired sense of smell and taste
  • depression, anxiety or mood disorder
  • no motivation or ambition·       
  • feel older than you are
  • brain fog, forgetful
  • sensitive to noise, light, etc.
  • when you get sick it is hard to get better
  • age pigments and liver spots
 
Mitochondria are cellular organelles that are the “energy packs of the cell.”  Within the mitochondria ATP, the energy currency of the cell, is produced.  But we may not realize that the health of the mitochondria is the underlying foundation to both our physical and our mental health, and learning how to treat mitochondrial dysfunction may be one of the best ways to help treat the underlying cause of chronic physical and mental illness and fatigue.