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Vitamin E Supplements Woodbridge VA

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Walmart
(540) 720-0059
217 Garrisonville Road
Stafford, VA
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Bravo Products
(703) 680-5000
Woodbridge, VA
 
General Nutrition Center
(703) 583-7911
2928 Prince William Pkwy
Woodbridge, VA
 
Gnc
(703) 670-5420
12359 Dillingham Sq
Woodbridge, VA
 
Shaklee Authorized Dist Dale City
(703) 670-7386
14315 Birchdale Ave
Woodbridge, VA
 
CVS
(703) 368-8343
8041 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA
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Natural Grocer Health Food The
(703) 494-7287
14453 Potomac Mills Rd
Woodbridge, VA
 
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(703) 897-6299
12849 Galveston Ct
Woodbridge, VA
 
Essential Fitness & Nutrition Cente
(703) 690-0648
14500 Smoketown Rd
Woodbridge, VA
 
General Nutrition Center
(703) 590-9840
4143 Cheshire Station Plz
Woodbridge, VA
 

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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