Jan 24, 2018
Dr. Tim Jackson, DPT is a medical practitioner who realized
traditional means of manual therapy and orthopedic care benefited
only some of his patients. He began to dive deeper into the concept
of overall wellness and gained knowledge about functional and
environmental medicine, as well as digestive health.
In today’s episode, Tim talks about Mitochondrial Dysfunction
and how just about every disease known to man is caused by issues
with mitochondria. He also recommends supplements people should
take to make sure your body’s mitochondrial health is up and
“A classic sign of Mitochondrial Dysfunction is if you have
multisystemic involvement.” Dr. Tim Jackson
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The first to be affected by mitochondrial dysfunction is the
nervous system due to it having the largest number of mitochondria
in the body. This often results to what we call Brain Fog.
- Having enough immune cells is one thing but having enough
active or functioning cells is another. Mitochondrial Dysfunction
causes immune system inefficiency.
- L-Carnitine and glutathione are great supplements to take when
you want to improve mitochondrial health and efficiency.
- The more you have symptoms in varying systems the more likely
are you to have mitochondrial dysfunction.
- Glutathione supplementation is almost a necessity due to the
number of toxins your body is introduced to on a daily basis.
- Thyroid dysfunction can lead affects the mitochondria and leads
- An efficient circadian rhythm prevents mitochondrial
dysfunction and improves pathways in the body.
- Low melatonin may affect mitochondrial health.
- The first step in healing mitochondria is calming down
inflammation and reducing oxidative stress.
- Glyphosates, an ingredient commonly used in weed killers in
farms, damages mitochondria.
- Antibiotics are harmful to your mitochondria. Cipro is one of
the most harmful and should only be taken during life threatening
- Too much EMF exposurefrom cellphones trigger what we call the
“Cell Danger Response” and causes mitochondrial damage.
- Taking supplements for your mitochondria is great but daily
habits have a larger contribution than any supplement you can
- Justbecause something is approved by a government organization
doesn't mean it's safe for the mitochondria.
- Find a practitioner that will try to treat you without using
antibiotics every day.
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