Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) is a molecule produced in the body. It aids mitochondria during energy production. COQ10 can also enhance blood flow and protect the blood vessels. This mechanism is related to nitric oxide preservation, as seen with grape seed extract, pycnogenol, and resveratrol. COQ10 can reduce the damage oxidized Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL) can do to blood vessels, as well as reduce plaque buildup in the arteries.
Levels of CoQ10 in your body decrease as you age. CoQ10 levels have also been found to be lower in people with certain conditions, such as heart disease. CoQ10 supplements might be beneficial for treating conditions such as congestive heart failure and Parkinson’s disease. CoQ10 is considered safe, with few side effects.
However, you should know your level of CoQ10 in your body before taking a right diet or supplements as this will affect your overall health status. If it is exceeded,it can cause another problem. Thus, by going through the IBP screening you can know and optimize the level.