Coenzyme Q-10 is a vitamin like substance which is used by the body to make energy to help cells grow and stay healthy. The body also uses coenzyme Q-10 as an antioxidant that helps protect the cells. Coenzyme Q-10 may help to boost the immune system and helps the body fight certain infections. Coenzyme Q-10 helps to protect the heart. It is found throughout the body heart, liver, kidney and pancreas. Many use it for treating heart and blood vessel conditions as Congestive Heart Failure, chest pain (angina), diabetes, gum disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease and Huntington’s disease. CoQ10 supposedly can help with immune deficiencies, increase fertility, treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, reduce ringing in the ears, delay aging and improve skin, and increase athleticism. Doctors recommend Coenzyme Q-10 when taking cholesterol medication. Taking Co Q-10 seems to help to lower blood pressure.