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How is organic acid analysis useful for assessing fatigue?

Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
This is a urinary analysis that can help a doctor pinpoint the cause of a patient’s fatigue. “Organic acids” is a term used to describe a number of compounds derived from fat, carbohydrates, and protein, all of which are important in the body’s production of energy. This analysis can shed light on how well the body’s energy pathways (such as the Krebs or citric-acid cycle) are working and indicate whether therapeutic amino acids, vitamins, or minerals are needed.

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