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Is there a sign of a vitamin E deficiency?

Is there a sign of a vitamin E deficiency?

Rare: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

Mostly neurological: Symptoms of vit e deficiency include poor balance ; coordination, peripheral neuropathy, muscle weakness and damage to the retina of the eye. Vit e deficiency may also increase risk of heart disease and cataracts and reduce immune function. See http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/vitamin-e ; http://lpi. Oregonstate. Edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitamine/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

Rare: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

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How can I treat a severe vitamin E deficiency?

How can I treat a severe vitamin E deficiency?

Vitamin E def: I would take Vitamin E but discuss with the Dr who made Dx as different causes have different treatments. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of mild vitamin E deficiency?

What are symptoms of mild vitamin E deficiency?

Rare: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

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How would I know that I have vitamin E deficiency?

Unlikely: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E deficiency rare in the u.S.? Who might get it?

Is vitamin E deficiency rare in the u.S.? Who might get it?

Very common: In my opinion, it's virtually impossible these days to get all the nutrients we need from food. Our produce is deficient due to farming and harvesting practices, and our increasingly toxic planet and stressful lives increases our body's requirements for nutrients to help detoxify. We have no good food sources for vitamin d or iodine. I recommend multivit, vit d, and fish oil for everyone. ...Read more

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If I take vitamin E capsules (400iu) regularly, will my body become dependent on it? I don't have vitamin E deficiency.

No: It is a supplement for a product that your body gets naturally in ordinary dietary intake. 400 iu is not a risky level and might give your body some extra lift. However it is not a product that will induce dependency or addiction so you can stop at any time. ...Read more

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Is ataxia from vitamin E deficiency?

Is ataxia from vitamin E deficiency?

Yes and no: Severe vitamin E deficiency can cause ataxia, but there are many causes not associated with vitamin e. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency causes impotence in males?

Does vitamin E deficiency causes impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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Vitamin e deficiency and weak legs. Is there any such connection?

Yes: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency really cause impotence in males?

Does vitamin E deficiency really cause impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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I take vitamin E capsules (400iu) every day. Is it ok? I take it for better blood circulation. I don't think I've vitamin E deficiency.

Yes: Vitamin e is an antioxidant. A lot of studies about long term benefits. Some point to prostate protection and cardiovascular protection. One study suggests slight increase mortality in people taking vitamin e supplements, but no specific condition. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me vitamin E supplement for my amenorrhea. Does that mean I have vitamin E deficiency? Is it dangerous?

My doctor gave me vitamin E supplement for my amenorrhea. Does that mean I have vitamin E deficiency? Is it dangerous?

No: This doesn't mean there is a vitamin e deficiency. It's not likely to be harmful. But there isn't any research support that it's helpful either. It may be a good idea to get a second opinion from a board certified gynecologist if possible. ...Read more

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Does deficiency of vitamin e, zinc, selenium, l-carnitine cause low sperm motality?

Does deficiency of vitamin e, zinc, selenium, l-carnitine cause low sperm motality?

Low zinc, sel, carn.: There is evidence that zinc, selenium ; l-carnitine can improve sperm motility. Vit e deficiency may cause infertility but does not seem to affect motility.
See http://www. Truestarhealth. Com/notes/1040005.Html ;
http://www. Webmd. Com/infertility-and-reproduction/news/20050309/sperm-swim-better-with-carnitine ; http://www. Alive. Com/articles/view/17772/6_ways_to_boost_male_fertility_naturally. ...Read more

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Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?

No sequence: No particular sequence that you have to follow. You can take it which ever you like. Or you can get all of them in multivitamin-once a day. ...Read more

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Is it possible for large amts of vitamin E to have an adverse effect on blood pressure medicine. I am taking 2000iu daily because of an acute deficien?

Is it possible for large amts of vitamin E to have an adverse effect on blood pressure medicine. I am taking 2000iu daily because of an acute deficien?

Fat soluble vitamins: Like Vitamin E, and even fish oils (not a vitamin) can affect blood coagulation more than blood pressure per se. Discuss this with your PCP (Doctor) to see what might be affecting your blood pressure. Other supplements can be involved. Usually 400-800iu is sufficient of the d-tocopherol vs. Mixed tocopherols. Also being overweight, or very underweight affects absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. ...Read more

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Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine, pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e, pentox arg all do.

Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine, pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e, pentox arg all do.

A large number: There are a lot of OTC medications and herbal supplements can 'thin the blood'. Medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, Naprosyn, (naproxen) fish oil, all can have this effect. Herbal supplements such as borage, ginko, garlic, ginger can also have some effect. If you are on a prescription. Blood thinner, then discuss the use of OTC and herbal medications with your physician before taking anything new. ...Read more

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Dr. I am not using any birth control pills. But use tha medicine vitamin E \u0026 ovi-f for 5 day during periods. Why bleeding like sporting evey wash. Plz tel? I want to be pragnent but can't understand.

Dr. I am not using any birth control pills. But use tha medicine vitamin E \u0026 ovi-f for 5 day during periods. Why bleeding like sporting evey wash. Plz tel? I want to be pragnent but can't understand.

Stop taking vit E: Because it causes blood thinning and bleeding. Eat lots of green leafy vegetables to offset the bleeding. Follow up with your oby. God bless u! http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/pregnancy-and-parenting/pregnancy/conception/ten-tips-for-optimal-conception. Htm. Http://m.voices. Yahoo. Com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. ...Read more

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Need to know is vitamin E good for younger men?

Yes: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant and is an essential nutrient for all. Extra supplementation, in most cases is actually not needed. Excellent food sources are nuts, seeds, fatty fish and green leafy veggies. ...Read more

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How vitamin e capsule is effective to increase fairness?

Vitamin E is a: Good nutrient for skin health. If your word "fairness" means will it lighten the skin, the answer is no. Be neat, clean, and treat others as you wish to be treated. This is more attractive than other qualities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that vitamin E can only be taken for 3 months?

No: Where did you hear that? I have certainly never heard it. By definition vitamins are essential nutrients that we need to take every day. It is important to take natural e with mixed tocopherols. Avoid synthetic e, which appears to be hazardous. For more on the benefits of vit. E see http://www. Healthy. Net/scr/article. Aspx? Id=557. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E oil go bad?

Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help our skin?

Yes: There are few vitamins that can help the skin heal. They are not well studied but its worth trying to help if you have skin problems: vitamin d, b, e, fish oil (not great if you have oily skin but good for dry skin) and zinc. ...Read more

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Does 100 vitamin E oil really expire?

Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitamins e, flaxseed oil, and the omega 3's. ...Read more

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Granuloma annulae can vitamin E help?

Granuloma annulae can vitamin E help?

Perhaps: Some small studies have suggested that vitamin E 400 IU can help improve granuloma annulare. Vitamin D may also be helpful. ...Read more

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