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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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Sleep Deprivation & Mitochondrial Impacts

Researchers have examined what happens at a cellular level when the body is deprived of sleep. Some studies suggest a connection between limited sleep and oxidative stress, pointing to mitochondria as a possible target of the physiological effects of sleep deprivation.

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