Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin. Vitamin E is a well-known anti-oxidant and has multiple biological roles in our body. It helps protecting cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are compounds formed when our bodies convert the food we eat into energy. People are also exposed to free radicals in the environment from cigarette smoke, air pollution and ultraviolet light from the sun.
Health Benefits and therapeutic benefits of Vitamin E:
It has been recommended by healthcare professionals in various conditions such as non-alcoholic fatty liver, male infertility, leg cramps, allergic rhinitis, age-related macular degeneration, dysmenorrhoea, fibrocystic breast disease, cyclic mastalgia, post-menopausal hot flashes and some skin & hair problems.
Physicians can prescribe a particular dose of Vitamin E in these conditions for a certain duration which might be based on individual patient's characteristics and requirements.