As functional medicine providers, we apply evidence-based and traditional therapies that have demonstrated efficacy in clinical practice. However, we have all seen the same effective protocol take longer and sometimes have less effect for select individuals. Of course, there are many reasons this may occur.
We will examine the role of cellular energetics, whether it be the heart, thyroid, adrenal, skin, gastrointestinal tract, liver, etc. The reality is the target tissues must have sufficient cellular energy (mitochondrial capacity and function) for prescribed vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals, and botanicals to be optimally received and utilized as intended.
- Supporting Genetic Potential of Tissue Resilience
- Cellular Energetics- Where Therapeutics and Wellness Protocols Meet
- Causes for Altered Cellular Energetics
- Role of Mitophagy, Autophagy, and Cellular Senescence
Dr. Chris D. Meletis is a clinician, educator, international author, and lecturer for 26 years. He has authored over a dozen books and over 200 national scientific articles in such journals and magazines as Natural Health, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, Life Extension, Natural Pharmacy and the Journal of Restorative Medicine.
Dr. Meletis served as Dean of Naturopathic Medicine and Chief Medical Officer for seven years at NUNM, the oldest naturopathic medical school in North America. He has received numerous awards including, Physician of the Year by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians & Excellence Award for his work in treating and advocating for the medically underserved.