What Are Some Benefits of CoQ10 Supplements?


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There is evidence that supplementation with Coenzyme Q10 may have beneficial effects in treating or managing various disorders including high blood pressure, diabetic nerve damage, congestive heart failure and age-related vision loss, says WebMD. There is insufficient evidence that it may help with hair loss or high cholesterol.

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Coenzyme Q10 is an antioxidant naturally produced by the human body and is required for proper cell functioning, according to Mayo Clinic. Coenzyme Q10 is considered safe for most people with only mild side effects such loss of appetite, nausea, upset stomach and vomiting being reported in some people, states WebMD. However, there is some concern that supplementing with coenzyme Q10 reduces the efficacy of chemotherapy in cancer patients.

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