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Vitamin E Supplements Greenville NC

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ECU Physicians - Family Medicine
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
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Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
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Oakmont Health Food Store
(252) 321-3525
2512 Charles Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Arcila Maria PhD
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
Nutrition Plus
(252) 758-0721
401 W 1st St Ste 1H
Greenville, NC
 
Warren Karen Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 757-0123
702 Johns Hopkins Dr
Greenville, NC
 
Nature's Goodness Health Food & G
(252) 355-0556
703 Greenville Blvd SE
Greenville, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(252) 321-4835
714 E Greenvlle Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Nicholson Christie Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
Bedford Therapy Associates
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St Ste A
Greenville, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(252) 355-6193
Carolina E Mall
Greenville, NC
 
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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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