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Cort Johnson article: "ME Association Goes All in on the Mitochondria in ME/CFS"

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  1. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Interesting snippet in the middle:

    Read it all here:

    http://www.healthrising.org/forums/...dria-in-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-me-cfs.4645/
     
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    a fascinating and stimulating talk by Dr Morten - I found the interaction between viruses and mitochondria most interesting - I recall DeMeirleir discussing intracellular viral mechanisms up-regulated - perhaps a link there; Newton did not find cellular lactate levels raised in muscle cells, one might imagine if mitochondria have a primary dysfunction we might see this; yet some studies have shown lactate levels raised in the brain. I imagine what ever is going on, a pathogen may be disrupting the TCA cyle or the immune response eg chronic inflammation may be generating a range of chemicals and gases that disrupt cellular respiration

    Impairments of the 2-5A Synthetase/RNase L Pathway in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    1. JO NIJS1,2 and
    2. KENNY DE MEIRLEIR1
     
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