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Will vitamin E oil help get rid of my upper lip shadow? My beauty salon person said it would

Will vitamin E oil help get rid of my upper lip shadow? My beauty salon person said it would

She's giving you lip: Yeah, sure, if you then cover it with makeup. Vitamin E is used for all kinds of skin conditions but there's very little science behind it. But you also can't discount the experience of the many people who may have benefitted (whether due to the E is questionable). The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database doesn't even list it for topical skin use. Maybe by pill if you can't get it in your food ...Read more

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Hi doctor. My aunt is 72 y.O with hypertension and arthritis. She's not taking any medication. Can I give her fish oil and vitamin e? Thank you

Hi doctor. My aunt is 72 y.O with hypertension and arthritis. She's not taking any medication. Can I give her fish oil and vitamin e? Thank you

Ask her & her doctor: Her doctor would want to know about any vitamins or supplements she's taking. Generally fish oil and vitamin e should be fine, as long as she's not on additional medications that can interfere with blood clotting. Make sure the vitamin e is natural, not synthetic. You want d-tocopherol, not dl tocopherol. Also make sure the fish oil comes from a reputable company that checks for heavy metals. ...Read more

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Which medications should I stop taking before my male breast reduction surgery? I am not on any prescribed medications, but I do take vitamin e, gingko biloba, and a drink a lot of herbal teas. Should I stop using these herbal and vitamin supplements befo

Which medications should I stop taking before my male breast reduction surgery? I am not on any prescribed medications, but I do take vitamin e, gingko biloba, and a drink a lot of herbal teas. Should I stop using these herbal and vitamin supplements befo

It's a waste of $: Ginkgo biloba failed clinical trials, It's NOT effective. Since it's not a drug, the FDA can't stop the quacks who market it from doing so. As for herbal teas: they taste nice but a typical herbal tea brewed in the typical American way is EXTREMELY weak tea; so dilute that the likelihood of any real biochemical effect is essentially none. BURN THIS in your mind: Skepticism is good for your health. ...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?

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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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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Sources of vitamin e?

See below: Numerous foods provide vitamin e. Nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils are among the best sources of alpha-tocopherol, and significant amounts are available in green leafy vegetables and fortified cereals. Most vitamin e in american diets is in the form of gamma-tocopherol from soybean, canola, corn, and other vegetable oils and food products. ...Read more

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What is vitamin E good for?

What is vitamin E good for?

Many things: As an antioxidant, vit. E may protect against cancer & alzheimer's & is famous for preventing heart disease. Research is contradictory; negative studies often use synthetic dl-alpha tocopherol; studies done using natural e (d-alpha tocopherol) with mixed tocopherols have better results. Eating foods high in e gives the best outcome! See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=nutrient&dbid=111. ...Read more

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What food is rich in vitamin e?

What food is rich in vitamin e?

Green veggies: Some of the most rich source of vitamin E are in green veggies - spinach, kale & collard greens, swiss chard, mustard greens and broccoli. Red bell peppers have vitamin e. Tropical fruits are also a good source, as are some nuts, such as almonds when eaten raw. ...Read more

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How much vitamin E shoul I take?

How much vitamin E shoul I take?

Vit E: The fda has made it's reccomdations. As a fat soluble vitamin, only so much is reccomended. Read the lables and for the time being, don't go over the reccomended amounts. ...Read more

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What is the source of vitamin e?

What is the source of vitamin e?

Many foods!: Vitamin e refers to a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include both tocopherols. There are many forms of vitamin e, of which γ-tocopherol is the most common in the north american diet. γ-tocopherol can be found in corn oil, soybean oil, margarine and dressings, and eggs. In the north american diet, α-tocopherol, the most biologically active form of e, found in sunflower& safflower oils. ...Read more

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What foods are rich in vitamin e?

What foods are rich in vitamin e?

Green veggies: Some of the most rich source of vitamin E are in green veggies - spinach, kale & collard greens, swiss chard, mustard greens and broccoli. Red bell peppers have vitamin e. Tropical fruits are also a good source, as are some nuts, such as almonds when eaten raw. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E help in anti-aging?

Does vitamin E help in anti-aging?

No: No evidence for benefit, plenty of evidence for significant health risk. ...Read more

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Which foods are rich in vitamin e?

Nuts and fish: Good sources of vitamin a are oily fish, such as salmon, mackerel, and cod. Peanuts, almonds, and pine nuts are good sources of vitamin e, as is spinach. ...Read more

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What food is high in vitamin E and c?

What food is high in vitamin E and c?

God made food: All the vitamins and minerals are found in natural foods that should constitute our diet, fruit and vegetables and some meat (we are omnivores because we possess canine teeth used by primitive man to tear chunks out of the meat). The trouble is that modern farming practices use phosphate fertilizer instead of manure (that recycled our essential minerals). So we probably need some supplements. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E and c keep you healthy?

Does vitamin E and c keep you healthy?

Yes, if deficient: In the usa, it is hihgly unlikely that you will become malnourished due to lack of suffcient viatamins due to the vitamin supplements in most foods. ...Read more

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What should I use vitamin E tablets for?

What should I use vitamin E tablets for?

Benifits: It is an antioxydant, helps eye, skin, prevents dm, blood clot, alzheimer, nerologic disorder. Also prevents cattarhct, and protects from environmental toxins. ...Read more

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How simple is it to overdose on vitamin e?

How simple is it to overdose on vitamin e?

Simple if intent on: Doing it. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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How do I know how much vitamin E can I take?

How do I know how much vitamin E can I take?

Depends: Few people are actually deficient in vitamin e. 200 iu of mixed tocopherols daily is a good dose. Do not take a supplement of e that is just one big dose of Alpha tocopherol. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to overdose on vitamin e?

It's possible: If supplements are taken incorrectly over a long period of time or a large amount is taken at once. It is a fat soluble vitamin so it is stored in the body. It is virtually impossible to have vitamin e toxicity through food consumption alone. ...Read more

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What foods are high in vitamin E besides nuts?

Several: Apricots, spinach, paprika, red chili powder, green olives, sunflower seeds, basil, and oregano. ...Read more

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Need guide to foods that are high in vitamin e?

Several: Spinach, green olives, basil, oregano, paprika, peanuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, red chili powder, and apricots. ...Read more

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What are some foods that are rich in vitamin e?

What are some foods that are rich in vitamin e?

See List: All of the following foods are high in vitamin e:
sunflower seeds, paprika and red chili powder, almonds, pine nuts, peanuts, basil and oregano, dried apricots, pickled green olives, cooked spinach, and cooked taro root. ...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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Which veg sources of vitamin E is the very best?

Wheat germ: Is the famous source of vitamin e oil. I'm not sure you would call that a vegetable though, unless you mean, vegetarian. Also, sunflower seeds, almonds, turnip greens (!), tomato paste, pine nuts, and peanut butter. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of eating vitamin E tablet?

Benefits unclear: There is evidence vit e might prevent heart disease, cancer, macular degeneration & dementia but research has given mixed & conflicting results. One problem is many of the studies use synthetic e or just Alpha tocopherol, but only natural mixed tocopherols are likely beneficial. Better evidence for benefits of eating e-rich foods. See http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-e/ & my comment:. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamin E while on asa80 and ramiprill?

Yes: I am not certain what asa80 is but if you mean Aspirin yes, it is perfectly safe to take vit e with Aspirin & ramipril. Be sure to only take natural e with mixed tocopherols. Synthetic e or only Alpha tocopherol appear to be hazardous. For more on the benefits of e see http://www. Life-enhancement. Com/magazine/article/730-vitamin-e-keeps-your-brain-razor-sharp. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is vitamin E good for younger men?

Can you tell me is vitamin E good for younger men?

Vitamin E Uses: Vitamin E is an important vitamin required for the proper function of many organs in the body. It is also an antioxidant. This means it helps to slow down processes that damage cells.

Vitamin E is sometimes used for improving physical endurance, increasing energy, reducing muscle damage after exercise, and improving muscle strength

Some people apply vitamin E to their skin to keep it from aging ...Read more

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Should I be avoiding foods rich in vitamin E and k?

Should I be avoiding foods rich in vitamin E and k?

Only if on coumadin (warfarin): I can't think of any reason for anyone to avoid foods rich in vitamin E (studies suggesting e is not safe used synthetic e- no evidence natural e is unsafe).
Vitamin k is extremely beneficial but can interfere with coumadin (warfarin). But if on Coumadin (warfarin) you could still eat foods rich in vit. K & adjust dose accordingly. I do not like Coumadin (warfarin) partly because its effects on vit k- please see my comment. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

Benefits: If possible, please go to a nearby Library and see the benefits or otherwise. If you have the opportunity to read the benefits from home, that would be easier.

Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of vitamin E for younger men?

Vitamins: Are substances your body needs but can't make from your food. Humans don't have a need for "vitamin E" - so it isn't a vitamin for us. Reports of the benefits of "vitamin E" are wildly exaggerated and are probably based on its effect on farm animals. Sorry ...Read more

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What if there isn't enough vitamin E in your body?

Vitamin E: Vit e is a fat soluble antioxidant vitamin that is stored in the body. Deficiency is rare but can cause nerve and skin disorders. ...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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I's it ok at take 2 Vitamin E 400 pills a day? Or even 3

Why?: Why would you feel the need to take high doses of vitamin E? The Scandinavian studies show that vitamin E from natural sources such as nuts is beneficial but supplements aren't helpful and can even be harmful. Grab a handful of nuts daily and skip the pills. Be safe. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get vitamin E the natural way?

Wanted to know where can I get vitamin E the natural way?

PLENTY: Toro roots, basil, chilli, paprica, sunflower/pine seeds, almond, peanut, green olive, spinach. ...Read more

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Would there be any bad effects if I abruptly stop taking vitamin e.?

Few: Vitamin e thins the blood an you may have a slight increase in blood clotting, but I am unaware of any signicificant problems with stopping vitamin e. ...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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