While CoQ10 is found in:
the dietary sources aren’t enough to significantly increase the levels in your body.
CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) is an antioxidant that your body produces naturally. This coenzyme is used for growth and maintenance. However, as you age, its production naturally decreases.
According to the Mayo Clinic, supplementing with CoQ10 has the following benefits derived from multiple research**:
Heart conditions. CoQ10 has been shown to improve symptoms of congestive heart failure. And although the research findings are mixed, CoQ10 might help reduce blood pressure. Importantly, there is also some research that suggests that when combined with other nutrients, CoQ10 might aid recovery in people who’ve had bypass and heart valve surgeries.
Parkinson’s disease. The early research is promising and suggests that high doses of CoQ10 might be beneficial for people in the early stages of this progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. As always, always work with your doctor.
Statin-induced myopathy. Some other research suggests that CoQ10 might help ease the muscle weakness sometimes associated with taking statins.
Migraines. Other research suggests that CoQ10 may help to decrease the frequency of migraines.
This supplement should be discussed with your doctor before taking it if you’re on blood thinners.
**Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): In-depth. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/supplements/coq10. Accessed Aug. 10, 2017.
Mischley LK, et al. Coenzyme Q10. In: Textbook of Natural Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Churchill Livingstone; 2013.
Coenzyme Q10 (PDQ)-Patient Version Overview. National Cancer Institute. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam/patient/coenzyme-q10-pdq#section/all. Accessed Aug. 10, 2017.
Coenzyme Q10. Micromedex 2.0 Healthcare Series. http://www.micromedexsolutions.com. Accessed Aug. 10, 2017.
Fotino AD, et al. Effect of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on heart failure: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013;97:268.
Mortenson SA, et al. The effect of coenzyme Q10 on morbidity and mortality in chronic heart failure: Results from Q-SYMBIO: A randomized double-blind trial. JACC: Heart Failure. 2014;2:641.
Ubiquinone. Facts & Comparisons eAnswers. http://www.wolterskluwercdi.com/facts-comparisons-online/. Accessed Aug. 10, 2017.
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