The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog is intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Coenzyme Q supplements benefit patients with heart failure

    There’s evidence that blood levels of coenzyme Q10 decrease in people with advanced chronic heart failure.

    Now we know that CoQ10 supplements help and exercise helps more.

    • The effects of CoQ10 100 mg three times daily with and without exercise were studied in 23 people with heart failure.
    • Both treatments had positive effects on the heart.
    • CoQ10 combined with exercise raised CoQ10 blood levels more than CoQ10 alone and had a more pronounced positive effect on the heart.

    One more thing.

    • No side effects were reported.

    1/23/07 09:42 JR

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