Dosage

Improved Energy: One of the Top Benefits of CoQ10

Learn why improved energy is one of the many benefits of CoQ10, when you take it in the right CoQ10 dosage. Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is one of my top-recommended nutritional supplements for reducing heart risk factors. I simply would not practice cardiology without it. What exactly is CoQ10? Often called…

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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

…How to Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm * Take the “awesome foursome” which can make a real difference in your heart health and circulation. Daily dosage: CoQ10, 50-150 mg daily; magnesium, 400-800 mg daily; broad-spectrum carnitine 1-2 g daily in divided doses, and D-ribose 5 g twice daily. * Supplement…

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Quit or Reduce Your Blood Pressure Medication

…Reader Question: I am on 5 mg of Nadolol and 1.25 mg of Amlodipine and I want to reduce the dosage, as my blood pressure is now stable (120/80 mmHg for last 9 months). Do I reduce my blood pressure medication dosage daily or can it be taken every other day at same dosage? I take medications that reduce my…

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What is the Best Form of CoQ10 to Take?

…100 mg of CoQ10. If you’re over 60 or on a statin drug, I recommend taking 100 to 200 mg daily. I also suggest dividing the dosages, taking half of your daily CoQ10 dosage in the morning and the rest in the afternoon. That’s because when CoQ10 is taken twice a day, as opposed to one, the blood levels…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…a very low level (perhaps 100 mg) and then very slowly increase the dosage. Take it right after a meal to ease the intensity. The flush can last for a half hour or so after you start taking it, and each time you increase the dosage, but as the body gets accustomed to it (a week or so) the reaction stops…

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The Truth About Green Tea Supplements

…-oxidant effect, causing mitochondrial damage in your cells. The same thing could happen with a green tea supplement, if it’s taken in high enough dosages. That’s because there’s a possibility that when you get a high dose of green tea catechins, you can end up with a pro-oxidant effect. Most green…

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Folate Reduces Blood Pressure In Women

…the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that hypertensive women who took folate reduced their blood pressure by a significant amount. A daily dosage of more than 1,000 mcg a day of folate (folic acid) was effective in creating a 46 percent reduction in high blood pressure in women. JAMA’s report…

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The Truth About Fish Oil and Other Natural Omega-3 Supplements

…grams of natural omega-3 supplements a day to get the full omega-3 benefits. A recent study leads me to believe that up to 4 grams may be the best dosage to prevent heart attacks. Look for a high DHA omega-3 supplement— DHA omega-3s offer the most omega-3 benefits for heart protection. A great source…

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Statin Medications Will Not Reduce Lp(a)

…niacin, twice a day. If you experience side effects like flushing, headache and diarrhea, follow the diet and stop the niacin. You can try a lower dosage at a later date, then slowly increase the dose to 500 mg a day, twice a day for further protection. TwinLabs' quick-acting Niacin is a good product…

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L-Carnitine for Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

…energy. I recommend taking 250–500 mg L-carnitine fumarate three to four times daily for healthy blood pressure levels. Start at the low end of the dosage scale and work up until you achieve the effect desired. Both L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 may require fine-tuning to obtain healthy blood pressure…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…wide variation in the amount of its active ingredient in products tested. Be sure to select products standardized for parthenolide. The recommended dosage for migraine headache is 250 to 500 mg daily. Check your local health food store. 4. Multivitamin: To ward off migraines, you want to take a multivitamin…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

…with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial? It’s the same trial I told you about a while back about vitamin…

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