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DHA & CoQ10 Supplements for Healthy Blood Pressure

…or she may not have told you, however, is that there’s a “dynamic duo” of nutrients that also can help support those efforts—including Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10 supplements) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3. How CoQ10 Supplements Promote Healthy Blood Pressure CoQ10 supports healthy blood pressure…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…to 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…

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Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…antioxidant 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…

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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…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…Which 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…

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Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

…air 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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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…major 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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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…polyphenols and monounsaturated fats crucial to well-being and cardiac health. Their heart healthy diet plans are naturally rich in omega-3 fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, potassium, calcium and magnesium. The Mediterranean heart healthy diet plan can help balance blood sugar and insulin levels and give you more energy…

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Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

When it comes to pet health, our four-legged friends need the same types of care we do—including plenty of exercise and a heart-healthy diet. But choosing the right foods to feed your dog can be tougher than you might think. I’m not a veterinarian, but my own vet Dr. Harvey Hayden of Sharon, CT…

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

…recent years, our environment has become increasingly toxic. Fortunately, you can help to protect your brain and improve cognitive function: * Coenzyme Q10 is the cornerstone of any brain boosting program. Your brain requires a phenomenal amount of energy for proper functioning (it’s second only to…

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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…bypass pump and ultimately could not save him. That experience drove me to medical journals where I learned that people who pre-dose daily with coenzyme Q10 daily for several weeks prior to an elective bypass did much better post-operatively. Finally, to Neil Armstrong’s family I send my heartfelt…

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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

This past week, Dr. Sinatra and I were in California, where Dr. Sinatra addressed an audience of enthusiastic naturopathic doctors at a cardiology-focused conference sponsored by the California Naturopathic Doctors Association. There, the N.D.s posed a common magnesium question: What is the best…

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Statins and Diabetes Linked in Study

…things we do know. First off, as I've often said statins 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…

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