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Vitamin E Supplements King Of Prussia PA

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

Integrative Family Healthcare
(610) 449-9716
1010 West Chester Pike, Suite 303
Havertown, PA
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Kellogg Molly Rd Lcsw
(215) 843-8258
100 E Sedgwick St
Philadelphia, PA
 
General Nutrition Centers
(412) 369-3888
Glenside, PA
 
Maplewood Nutritional & Dietary Food Sh
(215) 848-0857
51 W Maplewood Mall
Philadelphia, PA
 
Golden Wellness Center Inc
(215) 887-9901
248 N Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA
 
Burman's Natural Foods Ltd
(610) 874-8418
3411 Edgmont Ave
Brookhaven, PA

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Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centres
(215) 509-6090
8500 Henry Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Well of Life Center for Healing
(610) 346-9080
3172 Route 212
Springfield, PA
 
Community Health Food
(215) 438-7576
5007 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Free 2B Me Nutrition Services Inc
(215) 517-7777
25 Washington Ln Ste 6A2
Wyncote, PA
 
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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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