Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a vital nutrient in the human body. CoQ10 is widely distributed in the human body and serves as a cofactor for the production of cellular energy in most human cells. As the name implies, a coenzyme is a factor that helps the function of an enzyme; enzymes are small proteins in the body that carry out nearly every chemical reaction. CoQ10 is made in our body and therefore for most people it is not essential to eat CoQ10 or take supplements, however CoQ10 status can become depleted because of various health conditions, medications and environmental factors.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a compound that helps to generate energy within the cells, which is why it’s so important in combating heart disease, poor brain function, and even cancer. The human body is supposed to naturally produce CoQ10, but it decreases with age. Therefore, we need to supplement as we get older. Recent research out of Kashan University of Medical Sciences (Iran, Nov. 2017) shows CoQ10’s benefits to diabetics.
Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogenic* herb that helps your body manage and adapt to stress by balancing your immune system, metabolism, and hormonal systems. Its anti-inammatory, antitumor, antistress, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, hemopoietic, and rejuvenating properties makes it one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.
It’s very important that you have your eyes checked at least once a year. When you do that, you might be surprised to learn (and your doctor might, too) that your eyesight is improving. Several of our patients have seen improvement and have not required new prescriptions after experiencing the DR treatment.
We hear that calcium is essential to strong bones, and that the best source of calcium is dairy products. But is that the whole story? How should you get the calcium you need?
As a teenager, I remember TV commercials featuring celebrities and athletes proudly wearing milk mustaches, gazing into the camera, and asking, “Got Milk?” That campaign ran from 1993 to 2014 and made a strong and lasting impression on consumers. But is the message valid?