Health Benefits of Q10 (Coenzyme Q10)
What exactly are the health benefits of Q10 anyways?
Also known as ubiquinone or simply Co Q10, this near universal
substance is found in practically every cell in the body.
What is so special about this vitamin-like substance? It is needed for
energy generation by our body. Indeed it is found in very high
concentrations in the mitochondria of cells. Mitochondria are the power
station inside of every living cell.
Mitochondria make energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate),
the storage form of energy for cells. Think of ATP like money.
Having lots of ATP is like having lots of money in your
savings account at the local bank.
For a complete list of all the health benefits, see
our full review Coenzyme Q10 Benefits.
is a list with quick discussions for each of the main health
benefits of CoQ10.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Heart Attack
Clinical trials show that Co Q10 benefits angina patients. CoQ10
results in significant improvements and reduces the symptoms of pain.
Some hospitals give Co Q10 to those who suffer from heart disease
including heart attacks.
See our article on Natural Remedies for After an Heart Attack
to discover all the natural remedies that can help.
High Blood Pressure
CoQ10 is shown to lower high blood pressure (hypertension). As a matter of fact, studies show that taking
coenzyme Q10 lowered blood pressure more than just by taking the
prescription blood pressure medication alone.
See our article on High Blood Pressure
for detailed discussions on this health problem along with natural remedies for treating hypertension.
Studies completed in humans show that taking this vitamin-like
substance cuts down on the number and severity of migraine headaches by
up to 30%.
This is great news as many migraine sufferers constantly
take non-prescription and narcotic pain medications to control the pain.
Any natural remedies that can cut down on migraines pain are worth
This is one of them. For the immediate migraine pain relief, the
herb bark willow can be as effective as taking Aspirin (ASA).
See Migraine Cures
for detailed discussions on this health condition along with all the natural remedies you can use.
As well, if you suffer from headaches in general, see our articles Headaches Cures
for remedies that you can use.
Male Infertility and Fertility Enhancement
show that taking Co Q10 supplement increases sperm count and boosts
Taking Co Q10 increases the amount of it in the semen. Why
would this be important? Sperms use a lot of energy to propel itself to
Some experts believe that sufficient CoQ10 in the semen helps
in the energy generation process. Therefore, the sperm can survive much
longer and have a better chance of reaching and fertilizing the egg.
See Herbs to Increase Fertility
for detailed discussions on all the natural remedies you can use to boost fertility in males.
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