Transcript: One of the more recent discoveries of modern medicine is the mitochondria and the role it plays in health, particularly in muscular and neurodegenerative disease. The mitochondria is both the powerhouse of the cell and the storage place of DNA. This means that mitochondrial dysfunction creates both DNA mutation during cellular replication (which occurs […]
Many inborn errors of metabolism prevent the Krebs cycle from occurring in full, resulting in a pathology which can represent as anything from inflammation in the tissue, exhaustion, pain without known etiology, etc, and may be recognized in forms ranging from autism to porphyria. Regardless of the precise end result and diagnosis, several factors remain the same; metabolism is not at an optimal level on a cellular basis.