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It is well known that mitochondrial function decline is associated with degenerative diseases such as cancer and aging perse’. We have become all too familiar with the great use of nutraceuticals and health. When it comes to mitochondrial health the following are extremely useful :
Of late PQQ has gained attention : I quote here from Life extension magazine….”” The latest advance in the area of mitochondrial bioenergetics is the coenzyme pyrroloquinoline quinone or PQQ. PQQ’s critical role across a range of biological functions has only gradually emerged. Like CoQ10, it is a micronutrient whose antioxidant capacity provides extraordinary defense against mitochondrial decay. But the most exciting revelation on PQQ emerged early in 2010, when researchers found it not only protected mitochondria from oxidative damage—it stimulated growth of fresh mitochondria. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been definitively linked to virtually all killer diseases of aging, from Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes to heart failure. Researchers have recorded evidence of greater mitochondrial damage in the brain cells of humans over 70 compared to those in their early 40s. Many scientists believe mitochondrial longevity determines overall longevity. A next-generation coenzyme is being introduced called pyrroloquinoline quinone or PQQ that has been shown to induce mitochondrial biogenesis—the growth of new mitochondria in aging cells. While CoQ10 optimizes mitochondrial function, PQQ activates genes that govern mitochondrial reproduction, protection, and repair. PQQ also affords potent cardioprotection and defense against neuronal (brain) degeneration. Published studies show that 20 mg of PQQ plus 300 mg of CoQ10 may reverse age-related cognitive decline in aging humans.””
And now new technology brings us IV light laser which has astonishing potential!
It is with great delight, and enthusiasm, that I would like to let you know that my practice now is fully equipped to offer the IV light laser therapy for regenerative purposes as well as photodynamic cancer therapies.
Mitochondrial Electron Ttransport Chain