Coenzyme Q10: CoQ10

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CoQ10 is an essential vitamin-like substance necessary for the proper functioning of different organs and chemical reactions in the body. Coenzyme Q10 also can also play the role of antioxidant by protecting the cells from oxidative harm in our body. It is considered as a compound that helps generate energy in our cells by taking adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is involved in energy transfer within cells. We can consume it in meat and seafood.

People with certain conditions that affect the heart such as heart failure, high blood pressure, Parkinson’s disease have low levels of Coenzyme Q10. These conditions can lead to increased oxidative damage and inflammation of the veins and arteries. Consequently this can affect the heart to the point that it is incapable to regularly contract, relax or pump blood through the body and that when heart failure occurs that’s why they use this substance to help them improving these conditions.

If you want to consume this vitamin it is possible for you to have a typical daily dose that vary between 100 and 200 milligrams just make sure to read the instructions on the box . However, it is always better to seek advice from the doctor in case you are not sure if it will match with your body or not since there are different brands with different other ingredients that may have some side effects.

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