How Do I Know If I Have Mitochondrial Toxicity
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University of MinnesotaGary,Dysfunctional mitochondria in the muscles can lead to a condition known as "mitochondrial myopathy" which manifests itself as muscle weakness and fatigue. The famous cyclist Greg LeMond retired in 1994 due to this disease.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your warm comments.As you point out, the only accurate test for mitochondrial injury currently is a lactic acid level. The test is promblematic (difficult to do reliably) and probably only picks up late injury.There are several groups... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalThis rather a long question so I hope I can respond to all of it.The risk factors for lipoatrophy inlcude disease characteristics (AIDS, low CD4), genetic characteristics (genes which promote the pro-inflammatory cytokine TNF) and both nucs and PIs.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationOK, OK, OK, I get it! You don't want me to say it's BAD to stop meds, because you will develop a resistant strain!!! However, you want me to comment on one-week-on and one-week-off H"IV meds and advise you if this theoretically might... Read more »
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