Vitamin E is very useful in the human body, it is necessary in treating and preventing diseases linked to the blood vessels and heart. In addition, Vitamin E is used in the management of high blood pressure, chest pains, hardened arteries and blocked arteries.
Recommended dietary allowance is a combination of the dietary intake and the vitamin E taken from the supplements.
|Age||Mg per day|
|Females 14 years||15|
|Females – pregnant||15|
|Males 14 + years||15|
Tolerable upper intakes for Vitamin E are as follows, it is necessary in treating deficiency in vitamin E.
|Years||Mg per day|
|18 + years||1,000|
Vitamin E is a fat soluble, and the supplements are best served when served with food. Deficiency in vitamin E, an indication of full intake in isomers is rare. Supplements in vitamin E are taken in dealing with deficiency in vitamin E.
Deficiency in vitamin E is caused by a number of factors; the first is in the relation to how the human body is absorbing the nutrients. Infants born prematurely have high chances of vitamin E deficiency. Vitamin E deficiency is also common with patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, the problem is also prevalent with people with cystic fibrosis, gastric bypass surgery, crohn’s disease and liver disease.
Symptoms of Vitamin E deficiency are linked to impaired vision, impaired speech and loss in coordination of muscles.
Supplements with high levels of Vitamin E have been associated with a number of health complications.
High levels of vitamin E also results in
Vitamin E slows down the rate of blood clotting hence can interact with medicines that enhance blood clotting, hence can encourage bleeding and bruising.
A medicine that lowers the levels of cholesterol also interacts with the vitamin E.