Idebenone, a Better CoQ10

Idebenone is a synthetic version of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 is a nutrient essential for the mitochondria in cells to produce energy. Idebenone can take its place. In oxygen-deprived situations such as heavy exercise and strokes, research shows that idebenone does not produce as many damaging free radicals. However, it has not been studied as thoroughly as CoQ10 so some think continued use of CoQ10 is preferable.

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