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What Is CoQ10?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

What is CoQ10 and Why is it Considered a Miracle Nutrient?

Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10 for short, is a vitamin like nutrient that plays the role of both an antioxidant and a cellular energizer. It was first discovered in 1958 and given the scientific name Ub …Read More

What is a liposomal CoQ10?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Liposomal products in general can be defined as specialized formulations of nutraceuticals encapsulated in liposomes.

A liposomal CoQ10 is a Coenzyme Q10 that uses a revolutionary Liposomal delivery system providing VERY TINY nano sized …Read More

Tween 80 and Span 80: Are they safe?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Tween 80 belongs to a class of food additives also known as Polysorbates. Span 80 or Sorbitan monooleate is a Sorbitan Ester widely used in food products and oral pharmaceuticals.

Both are considered a non-ionic surface active agent**. And, are listed in the USP/NF, BP, EP, etc., as an approved pharmaceutical excipient for …Read More

Study proves mitochondrial uptake of supplemental Coenzyme Q10 (Q-Gel) in the heart and brain

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Landmark study proves mitochondrial uptake of supplemental Coenzyme Q10 (Q-Gel®) in the heart and brain.

A study published in the peer reviewed Journal “Free Radical Biology and Medicine”, Vol. 33 No. 5, pp 627-638, 2002, titled, &qu …Read More

Q-Gel CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) Insurance Coverage and Orphan Drug Designation

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

What is an Orphan Drug Designation?

An Orphan Drug Designation is a special status granted by the FDA. The intent of orphan drug designation is to encourage the research, development and approval of products that treat rare diseases. A rare disease is a disease afflicting less than 200,00 …Read More

CoQ10 Insufficiency and Renal Failure

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

In studying 21 patients with chronic renal failure who were on or off dialysis (serum creatinine levels of 5 mg/dl or above), 11 were assigned to an intervention group that received coenzyme Q10 at 60mg, 3 times daily, compared with 10 subjects who receive …Read More

CoQ10 Home Dissolution Test

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Here is a simple Home Test you can do with your current CoQ10 product.

CoQ10 powder filled capsule:

Pull the powder filled capsule apart and pour out the powder into a clear glass of warm, (not hot), water. Stir it to see if it dissolves. Nothing will happen. The powder will simply float …Read More

CoQ10 as a Migraine Preventive

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

A recent three month open label trial of some 30 subjects with a history of episodic migraine headaches (with or without aura), resulted in the conclusion that coenzyme Q10 appeared to be a good migraine preventive. 31 of 32 patients completed the study and 61.3% of the patients had &lt …Read More

CoQ10 and Statin Drugs

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Statin drugs have become very popular and are being widely prescribed in recent years to lower high blood cholesterol and thus reduce the risk for heart disease. These drugs block cholesterol production in the body by inhibiting the enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase in the early steps of its synthesis in the mevalonate pathway …Read More

Simvastatin (Zocor): How Much Is Too Much?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

As far as Simvastatin is concerned, it seems like 80mg of this statin is way too much of a good thing. In a June 2011 notice, The Food and Drug Administration recommended that the use of drugs containing 80 mg of simvastatin—the highest approved dose of the popular cholesterol-lowering stat …Read More