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Coenzyme Q10: It May Just Be the Miracle Vitamin of the 1990s

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Heart disease. Cancer. AIDS. As unbelievable as it might sound, each of these deadly diseases often responds to a coenzyme Q10, a little known nutrient that can make a big difference in your health.

CoQ10 Shows Promise In Slowing Progression Of Huntington's Disease

August 23, 2001

(Integrative Medicine) - A new study suggests that the popular dietary supplement coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may show promise in slowing the progression of Huntington's disease (HD), but researchers are still not convinced that the supplement should be used as a treatment for the condition. HD is a progressive brain disorder characterized by involuntary muscle movements and cognitive decline. Patients in the early stages of HD were randomly assigned to receive CoQ10, remacemide (an experimental drug), both treatments, or placebo for 30 months.

COENZYME – Q10 (Co–Q10)

Published research has suggested that Coenzyme Q–10 (Co–Q10) is beneficial for certain types of heart disease. What is less widely known is it's role in the support of the immune system, and it's impact on neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's and Parkinson's.

Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)

Hyaluronic acid (Hyaluronan, HA), is a linear polysaccharide composed of repeating disaccharide units of N-acetyl-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid.


The uronic acid and the amino sugar are linked together by alternating beta-1,4 and beta-1,3 glycosidic bonds.


Coenzyme Q10 - Ubiquinone - info

Coenzyme Q10 is a powerful natural occurring compound, promoting chemical reactions, protecting the body from free radicals, and is also called ubiquinone.

Some disagreement exists regarding its classification, where some are of the opinion that it is in reality a vitamin or vitamin-like substance.

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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is naturally present in foods, and can be synthesized by the body from the amino acid tyrosine during a multistage (17 stages) process requiring eight vitamins and several trace elements.