July 7, 2017 10:50 am
Below you will find a summary of research on the role of CoQ10 in both male and female fertility. Please see the references at the bottom of the page for links to the research articles on CoQ10 and fertility. What is CoQ10? CoQ10 is a nutrient-like coenzyme that plays an important role in the production of 95% of the energy needed by your cells, including sperm and egg cells. It is also a powerful antioxidant that protects your cells from molecules that may cause damage. Your CoQ10 levels can drop due to age, stress, and cholesterol-lowering statin drug therapy, and taking a CoQ10 supplement can help replenish your CoQ10 back... View Article
June 26, 2017 4:45 pm
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June 23, 2017 4:08 am
No matter your actual age it’s always a good time to assess your lifestyle habits and get a handle on your health. Making small but important changes to your lifestyle will produce major results overall, and with each day lived practicing this healthy lifestyle, it’s another day towards living longer and avoiding heart disease. The secret is to commit to these changes and practice them every day.
June 22, 2017 10:01 am
CoQ10 plays an integral part in your body's overall health. However, regular CoQ10 has poor absorption. Learn how to pick the right CoQ10! Why should you take a CoQ10 supplement? CoQ10 plays a key role in 95% of your body’s cellular energy production, but CoQ10 levels can drop due to age and statin drug use. In fact, CoQ10 blood levels peak between the ages of 19 and 21 and can drop by up to 65% by age 80.1 CoQ10 can decrease natural CoQ10 levels by as much as 40%2 and taking a CoQ10 supplement is a good way to return your body to optimal levels. That's why cardiologists recommend CoQ10... View Article
June 12, 2017 3:16 pm
You may have seen Coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10) in supplement form, but did you know that you can also get CoQ10 from your diet? Read on to find out if you are getting enough CoQ10 from the food you eat and learn how to boost the amount of CoQ10 food sources in your diet! All about CoQ10 Many people think of CoQ10 as a vitamin because of how essential it is for our bodies to function. In fact, it is so important to our cells that our livers actually make it. CoQ10 is found in practically every cell in our bodies and plays an important role in the production of... View Article
June 7, 2017 4:15 pm
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States will die from cardiovascular disease (CVD).1 Although there are some risk factors for cardiovascular disease that you cannot control, there are many risk factors that you do have control over. Let’s take a look at the controllable risk factors first. Controllable Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)2 Often called the “silent killer”, high blood pressure is a risk factor with little warning signs or symptoms. Having your blood pressure checked regularly is key to avoiding this often unseen condition. Your doctor will measure the pressure in your arteries when your heart is contracting (called systolic blood pressure) and the... View Article
June 5, 2017 10:02 am
Did you know that a good night's sleep can help support your heart health? Try these eight simple tips for a better night's sleep! 1. Don't go to sleep right after eating dinner 2. Stick to the same schedule Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day 3. Give your eyes a break Turn off all screens one hour before bedtime 4. Remove distractions Use a sleep mask, earplugs and black-out curtains to cut down on light, noise and other distractions 5. Talk about it Chat with your partner or write down things that might cause stress and keep you up at night 6. Comfort Make... View Article
May 15, 2017 4:16 pm
Cardiovascular disease includes a broad category of issues that can affect your heart and circulatory system. However, the basic idea is your blood isn’t flowing properly through your body, whether that’s because the vessels are blocked, narrowed or stiffened, or because your heart isn’t functioning properly. Many people don’t know they have heart disease until they have a cardiac event such as a heart attack, stroke or heart failure. It’s important to go for regular physicals, but not every exam will detect cardiac problems. That’s why it’s important to know the symptoms. Here are some symptoms to remember in case you or a loved one experiences cardiac issues. Symptoms of... View Article
April 10, 2017 1:11 pm
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March 14, 2017 12:42 pm
Recent science highlights the following five ways to slow down the effects of aging. Some of them may surprise you! 1. Amp up the Antioxidants Free radicals are produced by our bodies every day. While not all free radicals cause damage, excess free radicals may cause negative effects. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and can help protect our cells from harm. Eating foods high in antioxidants is helpful, but supplements pack a powerful punch in the fight against excess free radicals. One key supplement to have in your arsenal is CoQ10. Think of it as a Super Supplement, replacing a coenzyme that our bodies can lose, starting at about age 20.1 ... View Article