Benefits of Ashwagandha empress2inspire.blogHealth

Benefits of Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10, ubiquinone), a fat- soluble natural antioxidant with potential use as adjuvant therapy in heart diseases and to protect neurons against age-related degeneration, is a very lipophilic compound and poorly absorbed in the gut. It is a compound found naturally in virtually every cell in the human body with highest concentrations in the heart, liver , kidney and pancreas.

Here are some of the benefits of coenzyme Q10 :

  • Helps Produce Energy : Adequate levels of CoQ10 are essential for the body to produce energy for vital processes like muscle cell regeneration.
  • Improves Heart Health : It makes the heart cells more efficient at producing the energy that they need and also helps protect the heart from oxidative damage.
  • Slows Down the Aging Process : CoQ10 is believed to slow down age-related DNA damage. Supplementing with CoQ10 protects the aging heart against stress.
  • Plays a Vital Role in Cancer Prevention and Treatment : CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant which protects the cells from oxidative damage and promotes their health.
  • Cognitive Benefits : CoQ10 helps in the healthy functioning of the brain, which helps improve cognitive function.
  • Can Treat & Prevent Migraines : CoQ10 improves mitochondrial function and decrease inflammation that may occur during migraines.
  • Supports Fertility : CoQ10 is required for the production of ATP, Since CoQ10 levels decline with age, supplementation is necessary.
  • Improves Symptoms of Fibromyalgia : According to studies, supplementation with CoQ10 helps improve overall pain symptoms, reduces headaches, tiredness etc.
  • Helps with Diabetes : According to studies CoQ10 helps improve insulin sensitivity and regulates blood sugar levels.
  • Helps Protect the Lungs : According to the 2005 study, treating bronchial asthma patients with Coq10 helps reduce Asthma and the need for steroid medication.

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a natural antioxidant synthesized by the body, found in many foods, and available as a supplement. It comes in two forms: ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form, and ubiquinone, the oxidized form, which the body partially converts to ubiquinol. Speak to your doctor today to understand which supplement is best for you.

Advertisements

13 replies »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s