Coenzyme Q10 pronounced as CoQ10, is something that we have in our body and it is used to get energy from the food. Our cell system of body has this Coenzyme and it is a powerful antioxidant. These antioxidants are used to protect our body from the damages created by the free radicals present in our body. To neutralize these free radicals and to reduce the effects of their damages like attacking cell membrane, cell death or disturbing DNA, you need any of the antioxidant like CoQ10. By using CoQ10 your body will improve energy system in cells and because of this your heart will function properly and will not make clots of blood.
After a lot of researches it is suggested that CoQ10 when used with other drugs or used by itself will help in following conditions.
After Heart Attack
If CoQ10 supplements are taken daily after the heart attack it is clinically studied that you will not have any subsequent attack or any other type of chest pain. This Coenzyme will also reduce the death chances as compared to those patients who do not use any type of antioxidant. Before using this supplement you need to consult your heart specialist.
Heart failure (HF)
If you combine CoQ10 with other medications (like Garcinia Cambogia)it will treat your heart failure because after HF there may be low level of antioxidant present and heart will be pumping blood well and it will start pooling your blood in your liver and lungs. In this condition use of CoQ10 will reduce the swelling in legs, make easier breathing and reduce fluid in lungs. After clinical study few patients found no effect. Use only after the suggestion of your heart doctor.
High blood pressure
If you are a patient of high blood pressure, it is clinically studied that CoQ10 may lower your blood pressure but it may take up to 4 to 12 weeks. After testing it is concluded that this Coenzyme has the potential to lower the blood pressure up to 17mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 10 mm Hg. The interesting thing is that it has no side effects. Do not treat you high blood pressure by yourself without consulting a doctor
If you have high cholesterol level you can use CoQ10 as a treatment. Although this is not yet finalized in high cholesterol level but it has very less side effects as compare to conventional treatment with cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins. CoQ10 may also use to decrease the muscle pain associated with statin treatment.
CoQ10 supplements may be used for your heart's health and diabetes to manage high blood pressure in people. Talk to your doctor before using CoQ10.
Heart damage caused by chemotherapy
CoQ10 is also used to prevent heart damage caused by certain chemotherapy drugs, adriamycin, or other athracycline medications.
CoQ10 is used prior to heart surgery that includes bypass surgery and heart transplantation. You must not take any supplements until and unless your health care provider approves.
Gum (Periodontal) disease
There is very common problem called Gum disease that causes swelling, bleeding, pain, and redness of the gums because there is low level of CoQ10 in Gums.
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