Coenzyme Q10 and Migraines


Extensive researches concluded in 2005, that giving migraineurs supplements of the Coenzyme Q10 proved beneficial in reducing migraine instances and duration. Coenzyme Q10 is a powerful antioxidant that protects us from free radicals and thereby reduces damage caused to heart through food and environmental factors. It also retards ageing and has been found beneficial to not just migraineurs but also to AIDS and cancer patients as it steps up the body’s immune system functioning. It is also known with the chemical names of benzoquinone and ubiquinone. 

Some foods which are rich in Coenzyme Q10 are:

Foods rich in Coenzyme 10:

  1. Mackerel
  2. Herring
  3. Pork
  4. Peanut Oil
  5. Canola Oil
  6. Chicken Legs
  7. Sesame Seeds

Be careful not to include those food items that you may be allergic to.

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2 thoughts on “Coenzyme Q10 and Migraines

  1. COQ10 Vitamin is also called as Coenzyme Q10, vitamin Q or ubiquinone. It is good for health. It helps to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, to get supple young skin, reduces wrinkles, improves hair texture, prevents gum disease. But lactating mothers are advised to not consume the supplements of CoQ10. Also, a set of 200mg a day should not be crossed as it can cause nauseous feeling and loose motions. To get more knowledge on COQ10 Vitamin, refer


    • Hi,
      Thank you for visiting my blog on Migraines In Women. I absolutely agree with your inputs on Coenzyme Q10 or ubiquinone. Details about Coenzyme Q10, it’s characteristics, uasge, side effects etc are given in my published book ‘Migraines For The Informed Woman’ (the self-published version of the book is temporarily available through
      Best Regards,


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