Q-10 Plus by Thorne Research. CoQ10 w/Hawthorne and Minerals for Healthy Heart
Q10 Plus® is a combination of coenzyme Q10, minerals, amino acids, and botanicals to benefit the heart.* Q10 Plus combines coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), hawthorn (Crataegus oxycantha), potassium, taurine, and magnesium to provide the heart muscle and blood vessels with nutrients for healthy functioning.*
DESCRIPTION: Benefits - Heart/Vessels
The cells that make up the heart muscle have a very high metabolism and need CoQ10 as an energy-producing cofactor.* Numerous studies on CoQ10 have shown its benefit in cardiovascular function.* It also serves as an antioxidant.*
Thorne's Q10 Plus combines CoQ10 with taurine, an amino acid that research indicates can support already normal levels of cholesterol, and which, by aiding in the regulation of intracellular calcium levels, helps protect the heart muscle and support cardiac rhythm.* The flavonoid compounds in hawthorn (Crataegus oxycantha) appear to strengthen blood vessels and support cardiac function.* Hawthorn has also been shown to help maintain already normal blood pressure, heart rate, and exercise capacity.* The minerals in Q10 Plus – magnesium and potassium – are necessary for optimal cardiovascular function.*
Numerous studies on CoQ10 indicate its benefit in cardiovascular function.* In a 73-subject study supplementing CoQ10 at 120 mg daily, improvements in cardiovascular function were observed after 28 days.
The flavonoids in hawthorn also act as antioxidants and provide support for artery function.*
Taurine is an essential nutrient cofactor for cardiac function and rhythm, and is the most abundant amino acid in the heart.* Taurine's support for already normal levels of cholesterol is probably due to its ability to facilitate the conversion of cholesterol to bile acids.* SUGGESTED USE: Take 3 capsules one to two times daily or as recommended by your health professional. Servings per container: 30 INGREDIENTS: Three Capsules Contain: Magnesium (as Albion® DiMagnesium Malate)† 200 mg Potassium (as Potassium Citrate) 90 mg Taurine 900 mg Hawthorn extract (flowering tops) (Crataegus laevigata) 350 mg Coenzyme Q10 45 mg Other Ingredients:
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate. †This product uses Albion® DiMagnesium Malate. Albion is a registered trademark of Albion Laboratories International, Inc. WARNINGS: ALLERGY WARNING This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. PREGNANCY
If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product. INTERACTIONS Because of the blood-thinning effects of ginkgo, Q10 Plus should be used with caution or avoided in individuals on anticoagulant therapy or prior to surgery. ADDITIONAL WARNINGS Gas, bloating, or diarrhea may occur in some individuals taking magnesium supplements. This can occur at varying amounts depending on the individual and resolves when the amount is reduced.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.