Coq10 Congestive Heart Failure

The Side Effects of Statin Drugs

…that the heart is made of muscle tissue, it’s not much of a stretch to think these statin medications could lead to diastolic dysfunction and, subsequently, congestive heart failure. Research appears to verify the connection between statins, depletion of CoQ10 and congestive heart failure. I would…

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Why CoQ10 Can Literally Save Your Life

…Many heart failure patients who take CoQ10 experience an improvement in their heart's myocardial contractility (ejection fraction), which translates into reduced symptoms and a better quality of life. In clinical studies, a full 87% of congestive heart failure patients improved after taking CoQ10 for…

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When a Good Deal Can Be a Really Bad Deal

More than ten years ago, when I started aggressively using coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to treat congestive heart failure (CHF), some patients would perk up initially but when they came back, I’d hear one of two reactions. Some would say, “Whoa, Doc! I got my life back!” while others would say, “What…

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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…complications include a blot clot that travels somewhere else (an embolism) and gets lodged causing a heart attack, stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or clogging of a graft. Kidney failure and congestive heart failure can also result. What are the takeaway lessons for you? * Prevention is always your best defense…

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CoQ10 Supplement: Energy on Call

…on CoQ10 is like running on weak batteries. Unfortunately, many people write off this feeling as a sign of getting old. They never realize that the real cause of the problem is a CoQ10 deficiency. One of the most serious heart conditions caused by a CoQ10 deficiency is congestive heart failure. Dietary…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…deplete essential vitamins and minerals that need to 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…

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Can The Right Nutritional Supplements Keep You Off the Cardiac Ward?

…can’t help but wonder how much additional benefit would have been realized if people with congestive heart failure, and those awaiting heart transplants, took the “Awesome Foursome”: Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), L-Carnitine, Magnesium, and D-ribose. I’ve seen the incredible power of these supplements…

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Is Red Meat Safe?

…cardiovascular prevention. In addition, there are multiple human studies confirming the benefits of L-carnitine in documented heart disease, i.e. heart attack, angina, congestive heart failure, and atherosclerotic vessels. The researchers raise the issue of TMAO concentrations, which does deserve further investigation…

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