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Alpha Tocopherol; Aquasol E; Tocopherol 

Arteriosclerosis; Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis 

A substance used in cancer prevention. It belongs to the family of drugs called tocopherols.

Atherosclerosis (ath-er-o-skle-RO-sis) is the hardening and narrowing of the arteries. It is caused by the slow buildup of plaque (plak) on the inside of walls of the arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of the body. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in your blood. As it grows, the buildup of plaque narrows the inside of the artery and, in time, may restrict blood flow.


Vitamin E as related to Atherosclerosis


  • Vitamin E — Health Professional Fact Sheet
    Vitamin E is found naturally in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. "Vitamin E" is the collective name for a group of fat-soluble ...

  • Vitamin E - Wikipedia
    Long-term vitamin E supplementation reduces atherosclerosis and mortality in Ldlr −/− mice, but not when fed Western style diet

  • Vitamin E Benefits – Facts about Vitamin E – Natural ...

    nutritionalsupplementscenter.com/info/vitamins/vitamine.html

    Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin that enjoys a reputation for preventing the effects of aging on skin, healing scars and scar tissue, and preventing damage to the ...

  • The role of vitamin E in atherosclerosis - ScienceDirect
    www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0163782703000249

    The Vitamin E Atherosclerosis Prevention Study ... Vitamin E (800 IU), vitamin C (1 g), β-carotene (25 mg), selenium (100 μg) Decrease in high-density lipoprotein.

  • Vitamin C reduces a risk of atherosclerosis
    TY - JOUR. T1 - Vitamin E and the prevention of atherosclerosis. AU - Bron,D. AU - Asmis,R. PY - 2001. Y1 - 2001. N2 - Successful strategy for the prevention of ...

  • Vitamin C / Atherosclerosis Scare | Hoffman Center
    This article deals with inaccurate reporting of vitamin C relating to its acceleration of atherosclerosis. Read the inaccuracies & how vitamin C is safe.

  • Common Vitamins and Supplements to Treat Atherosclerosis
    WebMD provides a list of natural remedies used to treat Atherosclerosis. ... Vitamins & Supplements Search. Considering taking a vitamin or supplement to treat ...