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Vitamin E Supplements Fort Smith AR

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

Max Muscle
(479) 452-4629
7613 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Healthy Alternatives
(479) 782-4446
407 N 36th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
General Nutrition Centers
(479) 452-5694
5111 Rogers Ave Ste 196
Fort Smith, AR
 
Olde Fashioned Foods Inc
(479) 782-6183
123 N 18th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Health Food Co
(479) 782-6183
123 N 18th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Olde Fashioned Foods Inc
(479) 649-8200
8434 Phoenix Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Central Discount Pharmacy
(479) 452-8686
5400 Ellsworth Rd
Fort Smith, AR
 
Olde Fashioned Foods Market
(479) 649-8200
Phoenix Village Mall
Fort Smith, AR
 
Mountain Valley Water Co
(479) 782-6183
123 N 18th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Health Depot
(479) 646-7875
7700 Highway 271 S
Fort Smith, 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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