What Is 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 the question. The issue of mitochondrial toxicity has gain a lot of recent attention. It is clear that mitochondrial toxicity is associated with lactic acidosis, pancreatitis, and certain types of muscle injury; there is conjecture... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere have been some reports of impaired/slowed muscle recovery in the setting of mitochondrial toxicity. In addition, I have cared for some patients who report and have exhibited that phenomenon. It seems to be variable and is often not seen so... Read more »
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