Pure Encapsulations Ubiquinol-QH 100mg 60 Softgels
- Supports cardiovascular health
- Reduces frequency of migraine headaches and associated nausea and vomiting when taken as a prophylactic
Ubiquinol is the active antioxidant form of CoQ10, which is also known as ubiquinone. Ubiquinol comprises the majority of the ubiquinone/ubiquinol pool in the plasma of healthy young subjects, making it especially important for older individuals, those who experience greater levels of oxidative or physical stress, or individuals who appear not to respond to regular CoQ10 supplementation (possibly due to poor conversion of CoQ10 to ubiquinol in the body). Research suggests that it may also be more readily absorbed than the ubiquinone form. In the body, the enzymatic conversion of ubiquinone to ubiquinol in the mitochondria is a key step in the electron transport chain and the manufacture of ATP.
In addition, clinical trials have reported that ubiquinol maintains cardiovascular health by supporting healthy ejection fraction and mitral valve function. CoQ10 also helps reduce the frequency of migraine headaches and associated symptoms when taken as a prophylactic. It acts by decreasing oxidative stress in neurons and maintaining neuronal and mitochondrial function. In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving adults with a history of migraines, daily supplementation with 150 mg of CoQ10 for three months reduced the number of days with headache by over 50% in 61% of participants.
(per softgel capsule):
(active antioxidant form of coenzyme Q10) . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 mg
Medium chain triglycerides, gelatin capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water), ascorbyl palmitate, apple juice
concentrate (colour additive), sunflower lecithin, beeswax.
Helps to maintain and support cardiovascular health. Helps to reduce the frequency of migraine headaches and associated nausea and vomiting when taken as a prophylactic.
Adults: Take 1 capsule 1-2 times daily with meals or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. For migraine prophylaxis, use for at least 3 months to see beneficial effects.
Store in a cool, dry place. Use only if safety seal is intact. Contents may not fill package in order to accommodate required labeling. Please rely on stated quantity.
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or taking blood pressure medication or blood thinners. Consult a healthcare practitioner if migraine frequency increases, or if associated nausea and vomiting persist or worsen. Keep out of the reach of children.