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COQ10 for CHF

Hi, I am wondering if anyone takes this supplement for CHF? It is supposed to help greatly with heart function and energy, I have heard. Does anyone here take it or any professionals have opinions on this? Thanks.
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Yes I take it in addition to Omega-3, Taurine and D-Ribose.

The reason it is not for the CHF itself but because I take statins for my cholesterol and they are supposed to inhibit the body production of Q10.

My cardiologist think that they only have a "placebo" effect abd are useless.

Jesus
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What is your opinion though? You take it, how do you feel while taking it?
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It is as I was expecting ... I feel nothing ... just be sure that I do not have side effects from statins.

If you go to amounts, like 100mg of ubiquinol, which it is more absorb-able than ubiquinone, you might feel a decrease in your BP.

Jesus
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What heart medications are you on?
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Oh, too many ... or just the normal ones ??

Enalapril
Carvedilol
Epleronone
Aliskiren
Atorvastatin
Aspirin
Torasemide


If I did not forget any.

Plus quite a few complements..... that my dr. says have no effect.


Jesus
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