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Overview Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of eukaryotic cells. They are vital to our survival as they generate energy in the form of ATP from the food we eat. This process is known as cellular respiration. In addition, mitochondria store calcium for cell signaling activities, generate heat, and mediate cell growth and death (apoptosis).
What Is Mitochondrial Biogenesis? Mitochondrial biogenesis is simply the process by which your body makes more mitochondria. This usually occurs as a result of an increased demand for energy. 1 The result of mitochondrial biogenesis is an increase in the number and size of mitochondria within a cell, which means an increased capacity to produce
The medical field is always looking for new, non-invasive treatments for common physical ailments. Patients want to be cured with as little discomfort as possible. The fewer side effects, the better. After all, medical treatments are supposed to fix medical complaints, not cause more. Today, a gentle medical procedure called red light therapy is gaining
Adrenal Fatigue is a term applied to a set of non-specific symptoms that include fatigue and extreme tiredness, weak immune system, depression, anxiety, brain fog, low blood sugar, low libido, waking up tired even after 7 or 8 hours of sleep, cravings for sugary or salty foods and trouble sleeping through the night (especially waking
Mitochondria are organelles found inside every living cell, which is why mitochondrial dysfunction is a serious. Their primary function is to supply cellular energy by producing adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Mitochondria also play an essential role in cell signaling, cellular differentiation, and cell death, as well as control of the cell cycle and cell growth 1.
There’s increasing discussion in the health world around red light therapy and whether it’s a legitimate therapeutic technique with benefits 1. On one side of the conversation, there appears to be a growing body of evidence that red and near-infrared light can be used to successfully treat a number of health conditions. On the other
Overview: Most of us encounter some stress in our daily lives. These usually revolve around work, health, finances and other issues that demand our attention affecting our mental health. Small amounts of stress can be beneficial, such as when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline, but sometimes the duration or severity of
Overview of Fatigue and Dehydration Fatigue is one of the most common complaints brought to doctors and it is commonly linked back to dehydration or not drinking enough water. Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluids than it takes in making it difficult to carry out normal day to day functions. Even mild dehydration
Chronic pain is an enormous problem for people around the world. In the US alone, around 100 million of us are affected by a range of life-limiting painful conditions – and it’s estimated to cost the economy between $560-635 billion annually, both in health care costs and lost productivity. Part of the reason chronic pain
Introduction: Do you find yourself constantly saying things like “I’m so tired,” “I’m so exhausted,” or “I hope for once I can get a good night’s sleep tonight?” If so, you are not alone. Fatigue and daytime sleepiness are quickly becoming common symptoms of a modern epidemic. Literally millions of people now ask themselves daily,