Mito is short for Mitochondrial disease.
"Mitochondria exist in nearly every cell of the human body, producing 90 percent of the energy the body needs to function. In a person with mitochondrial disease, the mitochondria are failing and cannot convert food and oxygen into life-sustaining energy. For many, mitochondrial disease is an inherited genetic condition, while for others the body's mitochondria can be affected by other environmental factors." - UMDF http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7934639/k.C416/FAQ8217s.htm
Why it is important to me.
My nephew, Breylon, and niece, Brynlee, have both been diagnosed with a form of