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#1 vegasbaby

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 02:43 PM

Which COQ10 would be the most beneficial for Positive Outcome of IVF?




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Posted 09 November 2015 - 04:31 PM

Hi vegasbaby - Dr Fiona is a volunteer on our site and answers posts as her time permits...not sure how quickly you were planning on ordering your Co-Q10.  You might find that she is unable to provide a recommendation one way or the other as the terms of her licensing probably prevent her from recommending a particular treatment path without having examined you as a patient.  She also may work with other formulations of ubiquinol and not be familiar with the products you have posted.  


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#3 breezyboo

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 01:15 PM

Vegasbaby- neither. Depending on your age, follicle count etc you really need 400-800mg daily of ubiquinol. So neither of those is near enough!

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 10:01 PM

I've read that when taken with piperine (black pepper extract or fresh ground black pepper) it increases the absorption by quite a bit- but apparently it can also increase the absorption/slow metabolization of prescription meds too so you need to be careful. 

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Posted 17 November 2015 - 12:40 PM


This is the one my Dr recommended

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Posted 17 November 2015 - 12:54 PM

Hi Vegas,


We often recommend ubiquinol dosing based on 


a) what else are we doing for egg quality (ie, we always do more than just ubiquinol)

B) how low is ovarian reserve

c) age 

d) levels of oxidative stress in the body - ie, inflammatory processes, toxicity, lifestyle, diet 


With that in mind, dosing can range from 200-600mg of ubiquinol (CoQ10 - the other form, would be dosed higher from 400-800mg per day) 


Hope this helps! 


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