Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), otherwise known as ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble nutrient, important role in free radical scavenging and mitochondrial synthesis of ATP via the electron transport chain. CoQ10 has been regarded as anti-aging due to ability to reduce oxidative stress and energy production.
Body stores about 0.5 to 1.5 g of CoQ10 and can synthesize it from tyrosine.
CoQ10 deficiencies are found with aging, genetics, cardiomyopathy, fibromyalgia and liver cirrhosis.
Statin will also deplete CoQ10
CoQ10 can be produced in the body or synthesized by bacteria.
Anti-oxidation, anti-inflammation, and pain
Cardio protection and cardiac function
Exercise tolerance and performance
Fatigue and depression
Glucose and lipid modulation
Ubiquinone-gel cap with a lipid carrier soy oil or MCT
There are water soluble forms available.
Addition of Piperine can increase bioavailability by 30%
Ubiquinol: CoQ10 is converted to ubiquinol prior to circulation.
~2 to 3 more bioavailable.
Kaneka is the sole manufacturer of ubiquinol.
½ life 33 hours
100 mg of CoQ10 per 20 mg of a statin medication.
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