Tag: "CoQ10"

Could Statin-Induced CoQ10 Deficiency Cause Heart Failure?

| May 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Recently, a medical conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal. At this conference, researcher Professor Svend Mortensen from Copenhagen, Denmark presented the results of a study into the impact of the nutrient coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) on individuals with heart failure (weakened power in the heart, which can lead to a range of symptoms including breathlessness, fatigue [...]

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Could High Cholesterol Help You Live Longer?

| January 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

The idea that cholesterol causes cardiovascular disease comes from studies which have found that higher cholesterol levels are linked with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. However, it’s important to bear in mind that just because two things are associated with each other, it does not necessarily mean that one is actually causing [...]

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Evidence Shows Statins Deplete CoQ10

| January 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

Statins are drugs that reduce cholesterol by inhibiting an enzyme in the liver known as ‘HMG-CoA reductase’. This enzyme ‘drives’ cholesterol production. HMG-CoA reductase also participates in the formation of a substance known as ‘coenzyme Q10,’ which is involved in energy production in the body. Specifically, coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10 for short) helps in the [...]

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How Pycnogenol and CoQ10 Will Help Protect Against Heart Failure

| July 1, 2011 | Comments (0)

Previously we told you about the heart protective benefits of Pycnogenol — an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree. This powerful plant extract has been widely studied for the past 40 years and has more than 280 published studies and review articles that support its safety and efficacy as [...]

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Unborn Babies to Take Part in Statin Trial

| April 27, 2011 | Comments (2)

I’ll come straight out and say it: Big Pharma’s great statin push disgusts me! If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that the risks associated with taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are extremely high and that these drugs all-too-often do far more harm than good. As if it’s not enough that the [...]

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