Nutritional Supplements

The Herb and Supplement Index by Interflyer

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Name coenzyme q 10


Scientific Name

Description This naturally occuring substance in your body, belongs to a family of compounds called quinones. Coenzyme may also be found in nuts and oils. This compound is very important to normal body functions to maintain general good health. The compound speeds up the metabolic process, providing energy that the cells need to digest food, heal wounds, maintain healthy muscles, and many other body functions. Also acts as an antioxidant. Neutralizing cell-damaging molecules called free radicals. Coenzyme Q10 may play a roll in preventing diseases that are linked to free-radical damage such as heart attacks and cancer.

Uses -Improves the heart and circulation -Treats gum disease -helps with Fibromyalgia -Protects nerves, helps fight Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease -Relieves multiple allergies -May help prevent cancer, and prolong survival in breast and prostrate cancer victims. -combats chronic fatigue syndrome -May slow the aging process and other degenerative changes. -boosts immunity -May help improve AIDS -helps stabilize blood sugar levels -Aids in weight loss -Enhances atheletic performance

Notes Pregnant or nursing women should check with their doctor before taking this supplement. Otherwise this supplement has appeared to be fairly safe.

Possible Side Effects

REMINDER If you have a medical condition such as a heart condition, high blood pressure, palpatations, high blood sugar or other medical conditions talk to your doctor before taking supplements.