A 40-year-old member asked:
is there a treatment for mitochondrial disorder?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi answered
15 years experience Clinical Genetics
No cure yet: There is no curative treatment yet available for mitochondrial disorders. However, a lot of research is being done in this area. In the meantime, the treatment includes various supplements (vitamins and antioxidants) that may help some patients, maintaining healthy lifestyle, and avoiding triggers that may make disease worse such as certain medications that affect mitochondrial function.
Answered on May 8, 2015
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