Tag: damage

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Intense exercise causes mitochondrial damage even in elite athletes

Hopefully, this post won’t be interpreted as trying to bash exercise. Its goal is to simply draw…

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Damaged mitochondria may cause 90%+ of Parkinson Disease (PD) cases

More evidence that yet another “incurable” condition is little more than energy deficit (due to mitochondrial dysfunction)…

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Alcohol causes liver (and other organ) damage by lowering NAD/NADH ratio

A neat little study, which demonstrates once again the crucial role of energy and optimal redox status…

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Alcohol brain damage due to iron accumulation; vitamin B1 to the rescue

Chronic alcohol abuse is highly detrimental to health and especially to the brain. Alcohol puts the body…

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Exposure to fluoride actually damages teeth, even at low concentrations

Most adults are familiar with the much-publicized (and advertised) claims of public health authorities about the purported…

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Vitamin E restores cardiac health after heart attack

A great study that gives vitamin E a much deserved exposure in mainstream media. A few years…

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Supplementation with (long chain) saturated fats protects liver from alcohol

As many of my readers already know, there are a number of human studies, going back to…

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Mitochondrial damage and fatty acid buildup, not elevated glucose, may drive diabetes

Finally some common sense is coming out of mainstream medicine. The study below demonstrates that it is…

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Osteoporosis is caused by mitochondrial dysfunction, driven by nitric oxide (NO)

Let’s repeat the mantra one more time – structure and function cannot be separated, they are interdependent…

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Damaged mitochondria and endotoxin (LPS) drive chronic inflammation

Chronic, low-grade inflammation has now been recognized as the main cause behind a number of chronic degenerative…