Statins are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in North America. There is controversy about their efficacy and safety – but one thing is for sure:  CoQ10 must be considered as an adjunct treatment. To learn about CoQ10’s use in general, click here. To learn how to pick CoQ10 supplements, click here. A little…

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Coenzyme CoQ10 plays a very important role in heart disease. Click here to read about the need for CoQ10 supplementation when taking statins. Click here to learn how to select a CoQ10 supplement and what makes a good one. CoQ10 can also be useful for several other disease processes, as I will discuss below. All…

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Do I need a CoQ10 supplement? Maybe not. CoQ10 is made from L-tyrosine in the endoplasmic reticulum of cells throughout our body [1]. Beyond what is made in our body, CoQ10 is also obtained through food. Foods richest in CoQ10 are animal products: beef, pork and chicken (organ meats are highest), then fish and seafood…

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