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Sleep Deprivation: A Deeper Dive Into Clinical Screenings, Mitochondrial Impact, and Therapeutic Interventions

Sleep deprivation may affect the body at a cellular level. Understanding a patient’s sleep quality is an important part of clinical screening to help limit the maladaptive mitochondrial changes that occur during states of stress.

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Reduce Fatigue by Addressing Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Treating fatigue may mean supporting the underlying energetic needs of cells. Symptoms may be manageable through lifestyle interventions, allowing patients to learn strategies that improve their quality of life.

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Sleep Assessment in Primary Care

Americans are not getting enough sleep. Kristi Hughes, ND, describes how fatigue and lack of sleep can affect daily life.

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Video: The Role of Mitochondria in MS-Related Fatigue

Over 80% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) report fatigue, and most prescription medications have been reported to have low efficacy in changing that number.

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