“Coenzyme Q10 is a natural compound produced by the body… On a cellular chemistry level, this antioxidant helps convert food into energy.”
- Cooper and Miller, 2010
CoQ10, also known as ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble supplement that is believed to help with many things from heart failure to cancer. But, for this post we will focus on how it might help fibromyalgia, ME/CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), migraine, and related symptoms.
Effects of CoQ10 on Gene Expression and Human Cell Signaling
CoQ10 affects expression of genes in mice, and gene expression in human cell signaling, metabolism and transport. It is thought that the effects of CoQ10 supplementation may be due to this property.