Iranian scientists found that the form of coenzyme Q10, which is obtained from the yeast that is able to help men with reduced sperm motility, improving their kinetic characteristics, informs the Internet edition Foodbev.com. Moreover, the subsequent analysis showed that the number of pregnancies increased.
Professor Mohammed Reza Safarinejad said the following: "in Order to evaluate the effectiveness of coenzyme was conducted clinical trials using placebo. This gave the opportunity to understand how the compound affects three properties sperm density, motility and morphology".
Coenzyme Q10 functions as a powerful antioxidant, protecting it from peroxidative membrane phospholipids. Also, this enzyme has the capacity to regenerate and re-use of other antioxidants, such as tocopherol and ascorbic acid.
In the research process was recruited a group of volunteers who were treated for 26 weeks (they were given 300 mg konaseema). This enabled all three of the above parameter significantly improve. But in the group that used placebo, the figures have not been changed.
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What belongs to pregnancy, a study conducted later showed that the treatment gave a guarantee of pregnancy rate equal to 34,11%, in couples where men were diagnosed with idiopathic male infertility. However, the situation is further improved when the coenzyme used more than 6 months.