What Is Coenzyme Q10?

 Coenzyme Q10 is a naturally occurring substance in all the different cells in our body. Its main health benefits includes, the production and regulation of energy in the cells and tissues and its useful support for a lot chemical reactions in our bodies.

Our bodies requires certain amount / levels... in order to function properly.
When this amount is low or deficient, then, we are talking about the Coenzyme CoQ10 deficiency.

There are two major forms of Coenzyme Q10:

  •   Ubiquinol
  •   Ubiquinone



Coq10 begins with Ubiquinone, then... when metabolized or converted by the body, to the more potent, useful and strong antioxidant UBIQUINOL.

When you buy the Ubiquinol... you are buying, the more useful and most biologically active form of Coenzyme Q10...  Your body does not need any further conversion, and can start using this antioxidant right away...!!!

 Coenzyme Q10 is an antioxidant, which helps in the removal and reduction of free oxidative radicals in our body. These free radicals are unstable oxygen atoms, which are harmful to your cells and can cause damage to your tissues and DNA.

It is a "coenzyme" which means, it helps other enzymes, in the useful and essential, chemical activities in our body. It also helps in the Krebs Cycle and other important chemical reactions.

Coenzyme Q10 is usually in great abundance in our system, when we are young and gets progressively lower as we get older.

What Is Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency?

Deficiency of Coenzyme Q10 is very common in the following conditions...

  •  Metabolic disorders
  •  Mitochondrial disorders
  •  Excessive Coenzyme CoQ10 use by the body
  •  Insufficient dietary intake
  •  Cardiovascular disorders
  •  Cancers
  •  Diabetes
  •  Muscular dystrophies
  •  Parkinsons
  •  HIV  or AIDS

What Is Coenzyme Q10 Used or Good For?


 Coenzyme Q10 health benefits includes the following...

  •     Coenzyme CoQ10 deficiencies
  •     Hypertension
  •     Heart failure
  •     Infertility
  •     Skin problems



Other Names by which Coenzyme Co Q10 is known are:


  • Ubiquinone
  • Q 10
  • Ubidecarenone
  • Ubiquinol
  • Liquid Co- Q10

    It is called ubiquinone because of its ubiquitous nature.... because, it is found everywhere, in our bodies.... its highest levels are found in the pancreas, liver, kidneys and the heart.

 What are the Symptoms Coenzym Q10 deficiencies?

  •  Congestive Heart Failure
  •  Hypertension
  •  Angina
  •  Arrhythmia
  •  Gum and periodontal disease
  •  Mitral Valve Prolapse
  •  People taking ""statins"".... having muscle cramps and weakness.

What are the Natural Food Sources of Coenzyme Q10?

  • Liver
  • Kidneys
  • Heart... organ meats, as the two above...
  • Soy oil
  • Sardines
  • Peanuts
  • Beef

  

Coenzyme CoQ10 is a dietary supplement in most parts of the world. It is integrated into regular therapies in Japan, Europe and Russia.... for Congestive Heart Failure.

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) only approved it, for the treatment of Mitochondrial Cytopathies.

Please exercise caution, when buying dietary supplements. This area is not regulated or controlled by most Federal agencies around the world.

Because, the safety, purity and effectiveness has not been ascertained from different manufacturers.....  Please buy your Coenzyme Q10 from a reputable and reliable sources, to reduce and minimize the risk of hidden / undeclared ingredients and most importantly... the issues of Contamination....!!!  be safe.

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