Mitochondrial Disease

Mindful Summer Escapes

…What I also like is that it gives me the opportunity to visit with likeminded folks who want to learn about how to protect yourself from mitochondrial diseases and have the opportunities to ask questions about your health. Plus, it’s an excellent way to slow down and relax, free of the modern-day…

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Could Alzheimer's Begin in Your Mid-40s?

…early-onset Alzheimer’s, but autism spectrum disorder, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, and headaches—and the common threat is mitochondrial toxicity. What is mitochondrial toxicity? Your mitochondria (the “powerhouse” part of the cell that fuels it with energy) are extremely vulnerable because they…

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Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes, Memory Loss

…measures earlier was the well-publicized JUPITER study, the one that came out flags waving suggesting that that statin drug Crestor is the heart disease cure-all. At that point, more people were put on statin medications even if they had healthy LDL cholesterol because statins were touted as “primary…

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Folic Acid for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Prevention

We know how devastating Alzheimer’s disease can be. It robs people of their cognitive powers, their spirit, dignity, freedom and, ultimately, their life. And it puts great strain on those loved ones who care for them. But, I’ve learned through my patients afflicted with Alzheimer’s that there are…

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Undo the Side Effects of Statins

…people who should be taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs—such as Zocor, Lipitor or the many others—are middle aged men with coronary artery disease. For everyone else, statins may actually be raising the incidence of heart failure because they deplete the body of CoQ10, a biochemical that’s critical…

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Why You Need Vitamin Supplements

…including pesticides, insecticides, EMFs, and hundreds of other chemicals. These toxins are bringing on a whole new host of mitochondrial diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, diastolic dysfunction, and more. In fact, the key to healthy aging is to mitigate the damage to our…

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