Uniquinol is the reduced (active antioxidant) state of CoQ10, the form produced by our cells and is significantly better absorbed as a supplement, particularly as we age, it is a ptent antioxidant that supports cardiovascular health and is absolutely essential for healthy mitochondrial function. CoQ10 gets depleted with age, medicine intake, bad diet and various other factors. Coenzyme Q10 is considered your body’s powerhouse enhancer and antioxidant.
CoQ10 is especially important if you're taking a statin drug as statins deplete your body of CoQ10, thereby speeing up progression of heart disease.
Studies have demonstrated that ubiquinol has a positive effect on inflammatory processes, septic shock, cardiac arrest and stroke recovery and periodontal disease.
If you have any of the following, you may have deficient CoQ10 levels: Gum or periodontal disease; Hypertension; Arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis; Angina, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure; Stomach (gastric) or duodenal ulcers; High blood sugar; Kidney or renal failure; Weak immune system leading to susceptibility to infections; Cancer of the head, neck, lung, breast, pancreas, kidney, prostate, colon, white blood cells (myeloma) and immune system (lymphoma).