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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…recommend covering up, including wearing a hat. Taking CoQ10 100-150 mg daily also offers superior protection for the first 15-20 minutes in the sun, when Q10 is used up as an antioxidant in the skin. What About Sunscreen? I used to recommend sunscreen year-round, but not anymore. First of all, sunscreens can…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…take mixed tocotrienols in order to improve oxygenation to the brain, as well as DHA omega-3s. For heart support, it’s essential to take Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), L-carnitine, magnesium and D-Ribose. The benefits of multivitamins don’t include providing this type of targeted support. Enjoying the Benefits…

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Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…and vitamin D is essential for both immune system and cardiovascular health, especially during cold and flu season. * Fuel your body with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), which we often think of as the heart nutrient. But it’s also a potent scavenger of free radicals, helping to prevent serious illness like…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…supplements should I be taking with my statin drugs? A: Every person who's taking a statin drug should also be taking 100 mg of high-quality coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) twice a day. If you've developed signs of muscular weakness, you should add 1-2 grams of L-carnitine twice a day, and if you need even more support…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…contributor to Parkinson’s disease. 2. Pharmaceutical drugs. They deplete the body of nutrients and energy. For example, statins deplete coenzyme Q10 and diuretics deplete precious potassium and magnesium. So, if you need to take medications you want to supplement accordingly. 3. Alcohol. Overindulgence…

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Treating Low Ejection Fraction

…(with or without heart failure) to take what he calls his Awesome Foursome to build up ATP reserves. Supplements for Low Ejection Fraction * CoEnzyme Q10: 100mg 3 times daily with meals, * D-Ribose: one scoop 2-3 times daily in fluids like water, tea, juice or sprinkled over your cereal or fruit, * L-Carnitine…

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Treat Fibromyalgia Symptoms with the Right Heart Nutrients

…Foursome" Years ago, I found that a combination of heart nutrients that I call my “Awesome Foursome”—including D-ribose, L-carnitine, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), and magnesium—can do wonders for fibromyalgia symptoms by maximizing energy production. To understand why, think of your body as a car. D…

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Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…to help with the joint support my dogs needed. When my elkhound, Charlie, appeared to have more trouble breathing with aging, I tweaked his liquid Q10 dose, and it did help. Your vet can help you select a supplement program for your dog, too. Plus, remember that for overall health, your dog needs the…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…genetic weakness are especially vulnerable. Statins also impede important biochemical pathways as they block cholesterol, such as production of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as well as agents that impact insulin growth factor IGF. We also know that abnormally low IGF-1 levels are associated with the premature development…

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Heart-Felt Lessons from the Olympics

…important—but magnesium and D-ribose are especially critical. They’re part of what I call the “Awesome Foursome,” which includes 200 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), 200-600 mg of magnesium, and 2-3 grams of broad spectrum carnitine daily—plus 5 grams of D-ribose two to three times a day. Now it's your…

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Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

…pollutants hurt our pets the same way they hurt us—including birds, hamsters, and other pets. Protect them. 3. Supplements: I shared my Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and d-ribose with all three of my Spitz-breed dogs. I'd lost dogs of various other breeds to things like heartworm before I knew about CoQ10…

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