Periodontal disease (gum disease)
Some causative factors
- Coenzyme Q deficiency
- Poor oral hygiene.
Promising nutritional research
Six people with varying degrees of gum disease experienced a reduction in bleeding and inflammation after 30-100 mg CoQ10 was administered for 6-12 weeks. Nylander M: Kliniska effekter pa parodontalt status efter kostsupplementering med ubiquinon, coensym Q10. Biomed and Clin Aspects of CoQ10 4:6-11, 1991.
Information compiled by Linda Lazarides
Naturopathic Nutritionist, Author, Educator