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Vitamin E Supplements Fayetteville AR

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

Ozark Natural Foods Co Op
(479) 521-7558
1554 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Your Total Fitness Shop
(479) 521-3481
2418 N Gregg Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(479) 571-4629
745 E Joyce Blvd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Medicap Pharmacy
(479) 571-4545
2818 W 6th St
Fayetteville, AR
 
General Nutrition Centers
(479) 872-9787
2768 W Sunset Ave
Springdale, AR
 
Herbalife Distributor
(479) 521-4190
850 E Elm St
Fayetteville, AR
 
Avalon Nutrition & Indian Foods in
(479) 582-9158
1388 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
General Nutrition Centers
(479) 444-7322
Highway 471 N Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Old Souls Organics & More
(479) 444-6955
18 E Center St
Fayetteville, AR
 
Eden Herbs & Global Health Products
(479) 824-3727
10301 S Jackson Hwy
Lincoln, AR
 

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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