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CoQ10?

Hi everyone, I have been following everyone’s stories for a while now and have found them helpful and therapeutic on this excruciating journey.

I have just received the news that none of my eggs, mild IVF, only one ovary, sperm issues...have made it.... again!!! This was my second of a three cycle package after my NHS ‘go’ which was a long protocol 5 eggs,3 fertilised 2 survived and put back in....but unfortunately ended in m/miscarriage at the scan.

I am feeling that I can’t go again.. but I know I need to for my own sanity knowing I did everything, but I may give myself a few months off, I’m looking into CoQ10 capsules to help with the ageing issues put on my already stretched body..I’m just 40 btw! Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about taking these????

Sorry for long post ...😬

Anything will be greatly received !!

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Hi Nickilou. I've read that ubiquinol is the better form to take as it is the purer form. Make sure it's ubiquinol rather than ubiqinone. As for whether it works in reality, I'm afraid I don't know. Royal jelly is also supposed to be good for egg health and can be taken with ubiquinol. Also, just normal (organic free range) eggs are also supposed to be good. I hope these things help xx

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Yes!!! Thank you... I did know that and triple checked before I ordered some...

It may be another myth and something else to spend money on..but we have to give it a go don’t we??? As maybe one thing could be worthwhile!!! 🤞

Thanks xxxxx

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I am taking COQ10 in advance of my second round, it was recommended by my clinic along with DHEA. I am also nearly 40, so have the same aging challenge. Might be worth asking your clinic about DHEA as well? It’s not suitable for everyone, so please make sure you talk to your clinic/doctor first.

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Thanks xx

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Definitely take 600mg a day of ubiquinol. It helped me get pregnant when I have terrible eggs. Sadly i lost the pregnancy early but it’s the furthest I’ve got and I was taking it for 3 months and got pregnant naturally after two ivf fails and trying for 2 and a half years, 3 months on 600mg ubiquinol seem d to really help!

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Oh and dhea - make sure you get micronized. Check your clinic are happy first xx

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600!! Wow that’s a lot!!

Ok I will enquire at my next consult..thanks xx

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Yes, I had IVF at 39 with a very bad egg reserve and damaged (endo) ovaries.

I took COq10 for a few months, and a good fish oil. I also ate lots of (organic) eggs.

Also made veg / fruit smoothies of avocado, organic blueberries, organic spinach, and walnuts all blended into a juice. Just one a day then healthy meals.

I really think it helped reduce the inflammation in my ovaries. IVF worked for me, now had a toddler.

I'd read some other stories of coq10 helping, with older mums... it won't do you any harm so is really worth it.

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