Immunity and Aging

The Links Between Free Radicals, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Vitamin E

The Links Between Free Radicals, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Vitamin E

Neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are chronic, progressive and debilitating. Unfortunately, they’re relatively common and primarily occur in elderly people. And while we have tests for determining who’s more at risk for them, there are still no ways to prevent them. Yet.

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Can Vitamin E Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Can Vitamin E Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

It’s common knowledge that a person’s vision will likely deteriorate with age. For many people, a simple pair of reading glasses or prescription glasses is enough to counteract vision loss as they age. But for those with age-related macular degeneration, the solution isn’t quite as clear-cut.

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A Closer Look at the Relationship Between Osteoarthritis and Vitamin E Deficiency

A Closer Look at the Relationship Between Osteoarthritis and Vitamin E Deficiency

Whether you’re looking to prevent the onset of osteoarthritis or you’re hoping to reduce the severity of symptoms, increasing your levels of antioxidants, in particular Vitamin E, may be beneficial. Here’s what you need to know about the link between osteoarthritis and Vitamin E.

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Low Tocopherol Levels May be Linked to Nerve Degeneration

Low Tocopherol Levels May be Linked to Nerve Degeneration

Researchers believe that Vitamin E is also a vital nutrient for the body’s neurological system, promoting nerve health and safeguarding against symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. 

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