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Vitamin E Supplements Prattville AL

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

General Nutrition Centers
(334) 358-2363
1941A Cobbs Ford Rd
Prattville, AL
 
General Nutrition Center
(334) 265-1133
355 S Kelly St
Montgomery, AL
 
Mom's and Baby's Nutrition
(334) 284-2282
4109 Norman Bridge Rd
Montgomery, AL
 
Raw Life Foods
(334) 834-4425
1714 W 3rd St
Montgomery, AL
 
General Nutrition Centers
(334) 269-4462
1782 Carter Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
 
Naturally Yours Health Foods
(334) 361-7550
111 S Memorial Dr
Prattville, AL
 
Herbalife Distributor
(334) 280-2373
787 Sullivans Trce
Montgomery, AL
 
Vitamins Plus
(334) 356-8195
440 Coliseum Blvd
Montgomery, AL
 
Health Wise Foods Inc
(334) 277-9925
5153 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL
 
Herb Shop The
(334) 271-2882
8151 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery, AL
 

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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