How much COQ10 does a person need for heart health and are supplements a good idea?

COQ10. I am unaware of powerful double blinded placebo controlled data supporting clear benefit or dosing guidelines with this agent, unfortunately with nutraceuticals there tends to be irrational belief guiding their use, fortunately most such use causes no harm.

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My blood pressure is at 120/75/90 n would like to know if is ok to take l-arginine. Is this supplement good for heart health? 1000 mg pills. Thank you

Evidence is limited. L-arginine is generally safe. Some believe it may be beneficial in patients with certain arterial diseases, but there are no good scientific clinical trials to prove that. I would not recommend it if you do not have specific cardiovascular disease. Read more...
L-Arginine therapy. L-arginine is a precursor of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide plays a role in cardiac contractility, oxygen consumption, blood flow. Evidence suggest it is useful to improve heart functions in individuals with impaired heart chamber function (i.e. heart failure). In high blood pressure (HTN) L-arginine is useful with caution if other medications are being used for HTN (i.e. Nitrates) Read more...

Are Krill Oil & CoQ10 safe, and how much daily for heart health? Already taking Alive Multi Vitamin & CholestOff, is this too much daily?

There are no peer. reviewed randomized controlled studies to evaluate the efficacy safety or dosing for those supplements. If there were proven benefit from these then doctors would prescribe them. We are committed to improving your health. Why do you take Pantoprazole instead of baking soda? Because we have science to show it is safe, effective and well tolerated. Read more...

Hello, I have Nutrilite heart health omega-3 supplement, but It says to take 3 softgels per day before meals. Can I take all three softgels at once?

You Like Fish Burps? Better to split them up. Better absorbed with food. If you don't eat three meals a day then take two with one meal and one with another. but in this case food will help. Or, take the third with a healthy snack. Taking all three at once won't hurt but you want to get your money's worth, right? Also, if you eat some salmon that day, you can skip the supplement. The "real" thing is always better. Read more...

Hi there. I'm slightly prehypertensive, and for general heart health, apart from exercise, etc., I take moderate amounts of several vasodilators, such as fish oil, garlic, hawthorn, celery seed, olive leaf, arginine, CoQ10, and reishi mushroom (as well a

Dietary supplements. are not regulated or checked by the FDA. You should check your blood pressure and if consistently elevated take a prescription medication. Read more...
Need a big picture. Hi, Shaun, Make sure you had a stress test to see if blood pressure is overly elevated with exercise. This is an important marker of how your blood vessels react. Echocardiogram (which you had) and functional medicine testing may help to idenitify root cause of blood pressure elevation. You need blood work, heavy metal screen, and vascular reactivity assesment, maybe meds, and supplement tune up! Read more...

I have a bicusped heart valve and i'd like to know more about it, and things that I should know. Maybe even tips or ideas to keep a healthy heart?

Bicuspid aortic valv. Bicuspid aortic valve is an inherited disease where the aotic valve is composed of two leaflets instead of three. This creates turbulance and ultimately causes the valve to malfunction. The valve is monitored by echocardiogram. When the time is right the valve will need replacing. All primary reletives will need a screening echo. Read more...
Your bicuspid valve. ...Is likely the aortic valve, which is the valve blood passes through to get to the rest of the body. You will probably have an echocardiogram about every 2 years, unless the valve becomes more obstructive or starts to leak, which may need closer watching. Some people need a valve replacement when they are older, so it is important to follow a healthy lifestyle to minimize risk of any procedure. Read more...