What are the Symptoms of Mitochondrial Disease?The severity of mitochondrial disease symptoms is different from person to person. The most common symptoms are:
- Poor Growth
- Loss of muscle coordination, muscle weakness
- Neurological problems, seizures
- Autism, autistic spectrum, autistic-like features
- Visual and/or hearing problems
- Developmental delays, learning disabilities
- Heart, liver or kidney disease
- Gastrointestinal disorders, severe constipation
- Increased risk of infection
- Thyroid and/or adrenal dysfunction
- Autonomic dysfunction
- Neuropsychological changes characterized by confusion, disorientation and memory loss.
- Unexplained organ failure.
Need Support? You are not alone.
Call us now at 1-888-MITO-411 (648-6411) to connect to a volunteer who can relate to the journey of diagnosis and the challenges of living with mitochondrial disease. Volunteers are adults with Mito, parents of children with mitochondrial disorders, and caregivers.
You can also email this month's volunteers by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org