Our muscles need energy from our mitochondria to function. People who do not have enough healthy mitochondria often face unique physical challenges that can be debilitating and even life-threatening. Dr. Aneal Khan explains the current gaps in care and explores potential future therapies for those living with mitochondrial disorders.
Exercise is good for almost everyone, especially mito patients. It can improve strength, endurance and quality of life. Exercise as Medicine for Mitochondrial Health is created specifically for people living with mitochondrial disease. Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky explains how different exercises benefit those with mito, how to manage exercise after setbacks and illness, and important exercise do’s and don’ts our community should keep in mind.
Dr. Aneal Khan explains in simple terms what clinical trials are and why they are important. He outlines the benefits and risks of participating, suggests questions participants should ask in order to make an informed decision, dispels common myths, and answers questions.