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healing (in burn patients)
A study done in children shows that taking this vitamin along
with vitamin C and zinc helped to heal wounds faster.
aging (Skin Damage) / Skin Conditions
containing vitamin E, vitamin
C, vitamin A
B3 are somewhat effective for the treatment of photo aging and other
conditions like acne. They
also seem to help prevent sunburns and act as
clinical studies show that this vitamin increases the fertilization
rate up to 30%. It is believed that the antioxidant properties of this
vitamin were in part responsible for this benefit.
Antioxidants seem to
protect the quality of the sperm and to maintain their mobility.
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Macular Degeneration (AMD)
this vitamin is taken in combination with zinc,
vitamin C, it reduces the risk of vision loss by 27% in those people
already suffering from AMD.
However, taking this vitamin doesn't seem to prevent a person for
those people suffering from moderately severe AD, taking 2,000 IU of
this vitamin seems to be effective in slowing down the disease.
Unfortunately, it does not slow down the progression of mild
to severe AD.
animal studies suggest that low levels of vitamin E might increase
amyloid beta deposits in the brain, thus worsening Alzheimer's
One study showed that using this vitamin reduced the
severity and duration of pain from dysmenorrhea. It also reduced
the amount of
bleeding as well. The study used 200 IU two times daily starting 2 days
before menstruation and continuing for 5 days.
revealed that taking vitamin E along with vitamin C seems to help
reduce the risk of getting dementia, but not Alzheimer's type dementia.
studies seem to support the fact that using vitamin E benefits in reducing
anxiety and depression in those women suffering from PMS.
studies showed that taking 800 IU daily of this vitamin
helped in to reduce the symptoms of menopause.
Experts suggest trying it for
3 months to see if symptoms are reduced. If it works, continue taking
it at this dose.
Some clinical studies show this vitamin seems to lower the risk of
PD but other showed no benefits. More research will need to be done to confirm these results and get a more accurate answer.
of the Bladder and Pancreas
The risk of dying from bladder cancer seems to be reduced by taking
200 IU of this vitamin for longer than ten years.
Another study showed that it worked to reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer.
Popoulation studies show that people who have low blood levels of vitamin E seem to be at a higher risk of getting lung cancer.
One study didn't show any benefit but the volunteers used only 50 IU daily. Many experts believed that this dose is far too low to be of any benefit.
study showed people suffering from acne conditions have lower blood
levels of vitamin E and vitamin A. The researchers suggest taking these
two vitamins to reduce the severity of the acne condition.
One study showed that combining this vitamin with conventional treatment is
better than just the treatment alone for reducing pain.
400 IU of vitamin E combined with 1 gram of vitamin
C seemed to modestly
reduce high blood pressure during pregnancy.
is well established that this vitamin has potent antioxidant
properties. Animal and lab studies suggest it can help protect the
cells from free-radical damage.
Growth / Hair Loss
study was done in rabbits given anticancer drugs (that caused hair
loss) to see what happens when their diet is deficient in this
The results showed that without this vitamin,
hair growth was significantly slower than those rabbits fed a diet with
sufficient amount of vitamin E.
Those suffering from fibromyalgia may have lower levels of this vitamin.
Population studies show that people suffering from diabetes seem to
have lower levels of this vitamin in their system.
Experts believe that low levels might increase a person's risk of developing
diabetes. It also enhances the effect of insulin.
||Allergies / Hay Fever
properties of this vitamin can be helpful for those suffering from
- May not
Vitamin E benefits on lowering high cholesterol is not supported in clinical studies. See natural remedies for high cholesterol to find out what you can use that are effective.
studies showed that this vitamin did not have any benefit in reducing
pain or improving the quality of the joint in those suffering from OA.
Disease - May not
It is believed by many people that
taking a higher dose of this vitamin will help prevent heart disease. However,
many large well-designed studies showed that it did not make a
of Scars -
Clinical studies show that applying
vitamin E oil to the scars does not fade them. Read about this in this article on Vitamin E Oil and Scars.
Prevention - May not
Results from the Women's Health Study showed that taking this vitamin
did not reduce the risk of stroke.