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Vitamin E Supplements Johnson City TN

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

General Nutrition Centers
(423) 232-0618
Franklin Shp Ctr
Johnson City, TN
 
Keva Juice
(423) 282-1500
2244 N Roan St
Johnson City, TN
 
Natural Foods Market
(423) 610-1000
3211 Peoples St Ste 74
Johnson City, TN
 
Natural Pet Supply
(423) 283-7387
3135 Peoples St Ste 402
Johnson City, TN
 
General Nutrition Centers
(423) 246-1916
Kingsport, TN
 
Health Barn The
(423) 283-4719
3116 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN
 
Bevins Brian Nutritionist
(423) 975-0214
1301 N Roan St
Johnson City, TN
 
General Nutrition Centers
(423) 232-0618
Johnson City, TN
 
Clinical Nutrition Services
(423) 753-2195
601 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN
 
Good Food Grocery Natural Foods
(423) 246-3663
1425 E Center St
Kingsport, TN
 

Vitamin E

 Cancer 

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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