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Common Side Effects of Beta Blockers

…Erectile dysfunction * Sleep disturbances * Fatigue * Dizziness * Depression * Flu-like symptoms An additional side effect of beta blockers is depleted CoQ10, and should not be used by patients with asthma or active lung disease because they can lead to broncospasm. However, you should never stop beta blockers…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…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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Treat Fibromyalgia Symptoms with the Right Heart Nutrients

…“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-ribose is the gas, CoQ10 is the sparkplug, L-carnitine is the oil that allows the engine…

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L-Carnitine for Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

In my last post, I discussed CoQ10. Now I'd like to discuss its partner, L-carnitine. Together, they form a "dynamic duo," with the ability to help promote healthy blood pressure levels and to reduce a wide variety of risk factors of heart disease. You see, while CoQ10 sparks energy within the cells…

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DHA Omega-3 Benefits Your Brain, Too

…brain support. Now it’s your turn: How have you stayed mentally sharp as you age? You May Also Be Interested In * CoQ10 and DHA--a Dynamic Duo for Healthy Blood Pressure * How CoQ10 Can Keep You Feeling Young As You Age * Are You Getting the Most DHA Omega-3 Benefits From Your Supplements?

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Could Alzheimer's Begin in Your Mid-40s?

…(it’s second only to the heart in its need for and exposure to high quantities of oxygen), and CoQ10 fuels cell mitochondria that provide brain power. I recommend 100–200 mg/day of standard CoQ10 for prevention. * Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) is a methylated version of the amino acid L-carnitine that…

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Apples and Alzheimer’s Prevention

…team’s speculation that aging may affect the body’s ability to absorb such nutrients—which we know with co-factors like CoQ10. In the case of vitamin/antioxidant CoQ10, the endogenous production by the body drops off with each decade of life, and so higher doses may be needed to achieve the same…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…be replaced. * Some health conditions, like congestive heart failure, are due to suboptimal levels of vitamins and minerals, such as coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and magnesium. * Taking folate reduces birth defects in women of childbearing age. * Low levels of vitamin B12 can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease…

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Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes, Memory Loss

…Coenzyme Q10 (Co10) because statin medications deplete the body of this important nutrient. At a minimum, you want to take 200 mg of highly-absorbable CoQ10 in divided doses with your statins. That’s just a smart practice. * Memory issues—and the many other side-effects caused by statins—don’t necessarily…

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What You May Not Know About Naturopathic Medicine

…paths. I watched my dad treating very sick patients, not only with conventional medicines, but also with botanical medicines and supplements like CoQ10 and magnesium. I knew this integrative approach to treating disease was the type of medicine I wanted to practice. So, I adjusted my career path and…

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Successful Surgery Recovery

…and fruit. Step 4: Supplement Smart. My regular supplement routine consists of my daily multivitamin and mineral formula; the Awesome Foursome of CoQ10 (200 mg), broad-spectrum carnitine (1 g), magnesium (200 mg), and ribose (5 g); and my anti-inflammatory supplement program that includes fish oil…

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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

…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 with…

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Best Multivitamins for Women: What the Media Didn't Report

…metals, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs deplete critical nutrients in the body. Aspirin for example depletes folic acid, and statins deplete CoQ10. In fact, the reason why I just developed multinutrient formulas for both men and women is to give both the “health insurance” to neutralize the…

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The Antioxidant Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

…called lipoic acid) make it a universal antioxidant because of its ability to conserve other important antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, and CoQ10. How Do You Enjoy the Health Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid? Because it is fat- and water-soluble, alpha lipoic acid is readily dissolved and distributed…

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