United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 55-year-old female asked:
Im 56yrs of age and have antiphospolipid syndrone and arthritis as well as raised cholesterol. is it ok to take a coq10 supp?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 20 years experience
Should be okay: There is some evidence that coenzyme q10 can provide some cardiovascular protection. Also good for muscle health in patients taking statins to lower cholesterol.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Absolutely: Coq10 is what is known as a "conditional nutrient" because we make it in our bodies. As we get older it becomes more difficult to make it and we all require it as a nutrient as we get older. That is why it is called "conditional".
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Last updated Mar 25, 2013
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