Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

Also known as Leber’s Disease, Leber’s optic neuropathy is a painless eye disease typically found in young males. Because it is painless most victims are completely unaware of it until they manifest blurry vision. Four out of five sufferers are boys. Visual encumbrances usually begin in one eye three months prior to the other. If…

Idebenone – Super CoQ

Idebenone – Super Antioxidant Studies have shown that too little and too much oxygen actually cause other anti-oxidants (like vitamin E, C and coenzyme q ten) to become so overwhelmed by the job of supporting mitochondria such that they actually become oxidation agents, causing us to continue rusting from inside out. Yes, these inferior anti-oxidants…

Idebenone Safety

Idebenone is well established as a completely safe protocol. Its cellular distribution and antioxidant profile has proven to be superior to Coq10 in neutralizing certain types of free radicals and is more conducive than CoQ10 in protecting noxious free-radical leakage in the cell’s mitochondria. In the US, it is sold without a prescription and classified…

Idebenone & Macular Degeneration

Idebenone Could Be Used to Treat Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration Idebenone might be a useful treatment for dry AMD, Scott Cousins, MD, said at Angiogenesis, Exudation, and Degeneration 2014.1 The drug would be used to treat loss of mitochondrial ubiquinone efficacy, a contributing factor of dry AMD. Idebenone, an organic compound of the quinone family,…