Tag Archives: ATP generation

APPNA PAPER ABSTRACT – Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Chronic Inflammatory-Immune Disorder

                            Majid Ali, M.D. Abstract of Paper Presented at at the Fall Meeting of APPNA (the Association of Physician of Pakistani Descent of North America) The subject of mitochondrial dysfunction and impaired ATP generation in respiratory-to-glycolytic shift in the health/dis-ease/disease continuum is vast. In this paper focusing on this shift in chronic inflammatory-immune disorders, I focus on the following five dimensions: 1. Mitochondrial

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What Is Inflammation?

What Is Inflammation? Majid Ali, M.D. Nature created inflammation to gently remind people—animals and plants as well—to take a pulse of their lives. Inflammation is a response to injury. The inflammatory response is also essential part of healing. I do not know any form of healing that can take place without inflammation and I do not know any disease process

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Oxygen Therapies

Oxystatic (Oxygen-restoring) Therapies Majid Ali, M.D. In 1999, I introduced the term oxystatic therapies for treatments that restore oxygen homeostasis in the body.1 My purpose then was to keep a sharp focus on all the elements that compromise oxygen-driven functions of the body—energetic, metabolic, immune, detoxification, and regenerative—and so interfere with body’s healing responses. This is a crucial issue also

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Respiratory-to-Fermentative Shift in ATP Production

                                                                          Majid Ali, M.D.                                                                            August 2014 Syndromes of persistent and debilitating fatigue— fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, persistent fatigue following chemotherapy for malignant disorders, and others — may be properly designated “chronic energy deficit states.” There is an enormous body of literature concerning clinical patterns, symptom-complexes, and putative etiologic agents. A recent (February/March) issue of Townsend Letters was devoted to

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