Roles of coenzyme Q10 in human body

Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin substance naturally found in all parts of the body the action of which resembles that of vitamin E. It may be an even more powerful antioxidant. It is also called ubiquinone.

Coenzyme Q10 is a fundamental ingredient in the energy production that keeps those trillions of cells running smoothly. A shortage of coenzymes Q10 translates into an energy crunch, with cell running on weak batteries. It aids circulation, stimulates the immune system, increases tissue oxygenation, and has vital anti-aging effects.

Besides generating energy, coenzyme Q10 is one of the body’s most powerful antioxidants. It protects body against radicals, the destructive molecular fragments that cause accelerated aging and degenerative diseases.

Coenzyme Q10 is especially well-known for its ability to prevent cellular damage during and following a heart attack (myocardial ischemia and reperfusion).

There are ten common substances designated coenzyme Qs, but coenzyme Q10 is the only one found in human tissue. Deficiencies of coenzymes Q10 have been linked to periodontal disease, diabetes and muscular dystrophy. Supplemental has ability to counter histamine and therefore beneficial for people with allergies, asthma or respiratory disease.

Coenzyme Q10 is used by many health care professional. To treat anomalies of mental function, such as those associated with schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease. It is also benefiting in fighting obesity, candidiasis, multiple sclerosis and diabetes.

Orally it is used therapeutically in the treatment of various cardiovascular disorders, including angina pectoris, hypertension, high blood cholesterol and congestive heart failure.
Roles of coenzyme Q10 in human body
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