The body produces energy from food and oxygen, in simplest terms. “Energy,” in this case, is ATP, or adenosine triphosphate. The vast majority of this is produced in the mitochondria via two processes: the Tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA), and the Electron Transport Chain.

Oxaloacetate (OAA) is one of the intermediates…

Peripheral nerves are those that enervate skin, muscles, and other body tissues. They include motor, sensory, and autonomic nerves. Most of the time when we talk about peripheral neuropathy, we’re referring to the second type: those nerves that transmit touch, pain, heat, and vibration. …

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