CoQ10 for Fertility Treatments and IVF
Can CoQ10 improve fertility treatment and IVF outcomes? This article dives into the research about this popular antioxidant and if it can help fertility treatment outcomes.
By women’s health expert and IVF veteran Halle Tecco, MBA, MPH
Coenzyme Q10, oftentimes referred to as CoQ10, is a powerful antioxidant naturally found in the body and in many food sources. CoQ10 is an essential component of cells needed for energy production. It is produced by the body and aids in the growth and maintenance of cells.
It has shown a great deal of promise to affect various fertility parameters for those experiencing infertility. Although better quality and larger human studies are needed, CoQ10 represents little risk, has few side effects, and will likely improve overall health parameters beyond fertility. Here are some common questions about CoQ10 and fertility treatments.
Should I take CoQ10 before and during fertility treatments like IVF?
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