Mitochondria and Disease: What I Learned About Migraines Today

The mitochondria are organisms that evolved from bacteria and joined us on this journey we call life. They are living things with their own DNA and lifecycle, which happen to live inside the cells of our bodies.  We need the mitochondria because they generate energy for our cells. When the mitochondria don’t produce enough energy, the cells … Read more…

Mitochondria and Chronic Fatigue: What I Learned About Migraines Today

How mitochondria make energy

Are the mitochondria responsible for chronic fatigue? These little organisms live inside our cells and generate chemical energy, called ATP. ATP is what our bodies use to power the cells. When the mitochondria don’t function optimally, they don’t create enough energy. The result: you are exhausted right down to your cells. You don’t have the energy to move, … Read more…

Mitochondrial DNA and Migraines: What I Learned About Migraines Today

Mitochondrial DNA and Migraines

PubMed lists 67301 papers about mitochondrial DNA. Of those, 113 come up with the added keyword “migraine”. I learned right away right away that: Certain mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variants and haplogroups have been found to be associated with neurological disorders … by affecting the ATP production on high-energy demanding organs, such as the brain. (1) … Read more…

Cell Genetics and Stress: What I Learned About Migraines Today

mitochondria dna

I’m reading Dr. Angela Stanton’s book Fighting the Migraine Epidemic and happened upon an interesting statement about genetics this morning: The turning on of a gene is not done by your father or mother or their parents but by the environment inside and around your cells. So we have these “migraine genes” that lay dormant … Read more…

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