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Vitamin E Supplements Billings MT

Looking for Vitamin E Supplements in Billings? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Billings that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Vitamin E Supplements in Billings.

Center for Health and Healing St Vinc
(406) 237-3680
90 Poly Dr
Billings, MT
 
West Park Plaza
(406) 245-0960
Billings, MT
 
General Nutrition Center
(406) 656-9964
300 S 24th St W
Billings, MT
 
Montana Harvest Natural Food Store
(406) 252-6969
1710 Grand Ave
Billings, MT
 
Oz Fitness
(406) 245-0960
1603 Grand Ave
Billings, MT
 
St Vincent Healthcare
(406) 237-3680
90 Poly Dr
Billings, MT
 
Good Earth Market
(406) 259-2622
3024 2nd Ave N
Billings, MT
 
Mary's Health Foods
(406) 651-0557
2564 King Ave W
Billings, MT
 
Bonanza Health Foods
(406) 252-4923
923 Grand Ave
Billings, MT
 
Good Earth Market
(406) 259-2622
3024 2nd Ave. N.
Billings, MT
 

Vitamin E

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Vitamin E has a documented effect on supporting immune cell activity and increasing resistance to infections. It both enhances and protects the immune system. 

White blood cells have a higher concentration of vitamin E than do red blood cells, and vitamin E has been shown to increase activity of phagocytes and T cells. 

A deficiency in vitamin E lowers general host resistance by depressing the proliferation of lymphocytes and the antibody response to pathogens. It also lowers delayed hypersensitivity reactions, a crucial immunological response to cancer, worms, and chronic infections}

A potent intracellular antioxidant, vitamin E protects lymphocytes and monocytes from dismemberment by free radicals and therefore significantly increases both the life expectancy and effectiveness of these immune defenders. Vitamin E also suppresses the hormone called prostaglandin E2, which has been linked to age-related declines in immune response.

Several studies have shown that even moderate supplementation of vitamin E can reduce the statistical rate of infections among healthy older people. In animal studies, high doses of vitamin E given to elderly animals have caused their immune response to equal that of younger individuals. So this is one more nutrient that may help in slowing the natural decline of immunity with aging.

Vitamin E supplements can improve immune function in as little as a month. When vitamin E was given to a group of elderly men and women, numerous aspects of immunity improved, including increased T -cell activity. At the same time, free-radical damage decreased. In another study, vitamin E supplements also improved immune function in otherwise healthy young adults.

Vitamin E is one of the few nutrients for which higher than recommended amounts have been shown to enhance the immune response and might be needed to maintain the optimum immune response. However, supplementation above 600 IU should be avoided unless professionally recommended.

Vitamin E has been shown to indirectly inhibit HIV replication by quenching free radicals (which promote HIV replication) and by stimulating various aspects of the immune system. One type of vitamin E, d-alpha tocopheryl succinate, can also stop the growth of cancers, including those caused by retroviruses similar to HIV.

Symptoms of Vitamin E Deficiency

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