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Vitamin E Supplements Myrtle Beach SC

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

Bethea Consulting
(843) 488-4693
1403 7th Avenue
Conway, SC

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New Life Natural Foods
(843) 236-1950
3767 Renee Dr
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(843) 215-0196
2703 Beaver Run Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(843) 839-3265
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
New Life Natural Foods
(843) 272-4436
Highway 17-Gator Hol
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Gnc
(843) 839-3265
1042 Coastal Grand Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Ask Nutrition
(843) 236-2900
2080 Oakheart Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Fitness Her Way
(843) 357-6449
907 Garden City Connecto
Murrells Inlt, SC
 
Gnc
(843) 497-0809
10835 Kings Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Conway Hospital Nutritional
(843) 347-8190
300 Singleton Ridge Rd
Conway, SC
 
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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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