Coenzyme Q10

Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…health, I also gave my dogs Coenzyme Q10—even when they were healthy. Then, as they aged I found quality pet supplements 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…

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CoQ10 Facts: What You Should Know

Many doctors are still in the dark about the benefits of CoQ10. Here are five important CoQ10 facts everyone should know. If coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) were a drug, pharmaceutical companies would be fighting over the patent. It’s literally a “wonder pill” for treating and preventing heart disease. In…

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Treat Fibromyalgia with Heart Nutrients? Absolutely

…"Awesome 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 by maximizing energy production. To understand why, think of your body as a car. D-ribose…

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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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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…prevention of breast, prostate, and colon cancers. Cancer-Prevention Tip #10: Take a protective nutritional supplements daily, including antioxidants, Coenzyme Q10 (at least 50 mg), selenium (125 mcg), folic acid (400 mcg), and quercetin (200 mg). Now it’s your turn: Which of these 10 cancer-prevention tips…

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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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L-Carnitine for Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

…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 levels and symptom relief.

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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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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

…together. Dr. Sinatra and I personally take a broad-spectrum magnesium (along with the other “awesome foursome” pillars—D-ribose, L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10—whenever we exercise, whether it be with a personal trainer, a Pilates or yoga class or our daily brisk walk. If you want more details on the…

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Taking The Right CoQ10 Dosage for Energy Can Keep You Feeling Young

…now than they had years ago—and blame it on “getting old.” When I tell them the energy deficit they call aging could actually be a lack of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), it sounds hard to believe. But after just a few weeks of taking the right CoQ10 dosage for energy, most people do feel years younger. The…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…the HMG-coenzyme A reductase pathway, the same pathway that can lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Those with a genetic weakness are especially vulnerable. Statins also impede important biochemical pathways as they block cholesterol, such as production of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as…

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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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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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