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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

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

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

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

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

CoQ10 Dissolution Claims

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Q-Gel® CoQ10 passes the dissolution test and provides optimum relative bioavailability as evidenced in human, animal and in-vitro studies. We have the proof in the clinical trials. There are a number of clever ways that advertisers of many other types of CoQ10 market their product to get you to believe that …Read More

Gulf War illness and Mitochondrial Impairment…
Is There a Connection?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

We recently received an email from a customer that led us to ask; Is Mitochondrial Impairment the cause of many of the symptom …Read More

Parkinson’s and CoQ10

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

A promising new study found that Coenzyme Q10 may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. This is potentially an incredible breakthrough because although existing treatments may ease symptoms of the degenerative brain disorder, they are not believed to affect the underlying disease process. This new study found …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

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