Supplements That Can Aid Warfarin Users By Reducing Abnormal Clotting and Bleeding Risks

In my previous article Widely Used Anticoagulation Drug Warfarin (Coumadin) More Dangerous Than Commonly Thought, I discussed some coagulation disorders in which the widely prescribed drug warfarin (Coumadin) is used and how it has some very bad long-term side effects. … Continue reading

Telomeres May Shorten More Quickly and Lead to Early Death Due to Oxidative and Inflammatory Damage

Researchers from the University of Washington have found a weak link between leukocyte (white blood cell) telomere length and increased risk of mortality in aging humans. In their study Leukocyte Telomere Length and Mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study, they … Continue reading

Low Cortisol, Low CoQ10, and Mitochondrial Dysfunction Often Found in Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Patients

One of the many challenges for people who suffer from symptoms of chronic fatigue and pain is determining what the root cause or causes are. This is particularly difficult because the symptomology of adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue syndome (CFS), fibromyalgia … Continue reading

VitaDigest Coupon Code Offer for 8% Off

I’ve been researching the synthetic variant of CoQ10 called idebenone for an article I’m writing and found that there is a supplier that has better price on this supplement than the others I’ve found. It’s called VitaDigest. They have a coupon code VTCHW8 good through December 31, 2010, for 8% off your order, so I thought I’d share that with our readers who might benefit from the discount.

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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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