Copper is a trace element involved in a wide range of biological processes vital to sustain life. Yet – as with many other metal ions – it is toxic when present in excessive quantities, especially for those with copper-sensitive disorders such as Wilson’s disease.
What is ubiquinol? How do we make it? What are the food sources and how does it work in the body?
In Australia, coenzyme Q10 is now available in some differing forms. In this podcast, Dr Ross Walker discusses the ways he differentiates the usages for the various forms clinically.
Recent experimental research shows alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) may have new protein targets within the mitochondria that are crucial for energy supply.
Ubiquinol is a reasonably new supplement now approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and therefore available to Australian Healthcare Professionals. Prior to its recent addition to the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) CoQ10 was only available in the form of ubiquinone, both forms, are now marketed as supplemental options for coenzyme Q10.
You have a big day planned today. Maybe it’s an important meeting with your team, maybe an exam, maybe several tasks that all require attention to detail. Can you rely on your brain to get you through this day so that you’re performing at your best?
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a lipid-soluble molecule distributed in all cellular membranes of the human body. It is generally referred to as ubiquinone, due to its ubiquitous, omnipresent nature, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years.