Vitamin E for MS

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Vitamin E for MS

Post by frodo » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:59 am

We already knew about vitamin D, but it seems vitE could also delay MS progression.

Vitamin E administration erases an enhanced oxidation in multiple sclerosis

http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs ... -2018-0246

Abstract

Systemic peroxidation status has been reported as a pathogenic factor for multiple sclerosis (MS). Systemically elevated oxidation levels are associated with serum lipid peroxidation and somatic telomere length (TL) shortening. We investigated whether vitamin E (VE) administration suppresses peroxidation and improves clinical symptoms in 34 MS patients. We analyzed serum lipid peroxidation and degree of TL in circulating leukocytes of MS patients before and after VE treatment. The oxidation level was enhanced and TL was shortened in MS. The MS population treated with VE 400 mg/day for 3 months showed significantly reduced serum lipid oxidation level with maintenance of TL. These findings showed that systemic peroxidation is associated with the development of MS. Antioxidants such as vitamin E can be candidates for supplementary therapeutic agents for MS.

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Re: Vitamin E for MS

Post by Scott1 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:23 am

Hi,

In the past, I've often mentioned that I use a lot of CoQ10. The form I take is in a soft gel capsule with d-alpha tocopherol. That's a form of vitamin E. I find this combination to be very helpful. I am obviously taking a lot of vitamin E as I consume the CoQ10.

Vitamin E is an all embracing term that refers to eight different compounds, including alpha, beta, delta and gamma tocopherol. In addition, vitamin E can also mean alpha, beta, delta and gamma tocotrienol.

Natural forms have a "d" or "RRR" in the prefix. Synthetic forms have "dl" or "all-rac" in the prefix.

It would be interesting to know what they meant by vitamin E.

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Re: Vitamin E for MS

Post by jimmylegs » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:39 am

vitamin e, and alpha tocopherol in particular, features prominently in the klenner protocol. when this protocol did me so much good in 2006 i was fixated on the vitamin b aspect but later i realized the heavy megadose of vitamin e must have played a role as well.

as for this study, although form is unspecified in full text (?!) they'd be crazy to be using synthetic alpha tocopherol as it's been implicated in increased cancer risk. i can't even get buy in from my friend's oncologist re 400mg per day of E8 complex. green light from food sources only, so it's been all about the various oils.

TiMS vit e topic http://www.thisisms.com/forum/natural-a ... 18562.html
take control of your own health
pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!

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