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My neighbors say my new doctor tends to overdiagnose everyone. He thinks I might have mitochondrial disorder. Can you tell me the symptoms?
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: HYPOchondrisis
A preoccupation with body functions and interpretation of normal body sensations as illness in an otherwise healthy person.
The word comes from greek for "below the rib cartilage".

In brief: HYPOchondrisis
A preoccupation with body functions and interpretation of normal body sensations as illness in an otherwise healthy person.
The word comes from greek for "below the rib cartilage".
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Clinical Genetics
In brief: Mito usually missed
Suspect mitochondrial disease with involvement of multiple organ systems--immune system dysfunction (both autoimmune and susceptibility to infection), the autonomic nervous system (gastrointestinal motility, irregular body temp, blood pressure, heart rate and rhythm, heat intolerance), periodic muscle and joint pain; progressive weakness throughout the day, neurologic problems.

In brief: Mito usually missed
Suspect mitochondrial disease with involvement of multiple organ systems--immune system dysfunction (both autoimmune and susceptibility to infection), the autonomic nervous system (gastrointestinal motility, irregular body temp, blood pressure, heart rate and rhythm, heat intolerance), periodic muscle and joint pain; progressive weakness throughout the day, neurologic problems.
Dr. Richard Roberts
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