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Maria3667

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The importance of vitamin E
« on: September 12, 2018, 02:21:20 PM »
Recently my eyes & mouth got much dryer.

In my desperation I added vitamin E back to my daily cocktail... Low and behold, it's working!

Draw back: most minimum dosages (like 200 IU capsules) are wayyy too high and cause AA in me (anxiety & acne). Thank goodness I've found a (cheap brand) low dose tablets which work just as well.

I never realized how important E is in the equation of EPA's and PUFA's, but am so glad my eye & mouth moisture have improved significantly!  ;D ;D ;D
« Last Edit: September 12, 2018, 02:26:33 PM by Maria3667 »
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bluegardenia

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Re: The importance of vitamin E
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 02:57:42 PM »
please what is PUFA??
60,primary sjs, diverticulosis,ibs,atrioventricular blocks 2 degree first type, acid reflux.
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Sharon

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Re: The importance of vitamin E
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2018, 05:35:18 PM »
I tried adding Vit. E in the past but got an allergic reaction to it  :(
Glad it's working for you- it's great to find relief!
Sjogren's (+ RA?) positive ANA, RNP, RNP-A, APCA salivary gland swelling, dry mouth & eyes,, eyelid swelling & redness, photosensitivity, fatigue, severe joint pain, multiple sensitivities and allergic reactions 
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Re: The importance of vitamin E
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2018, 11:31:21 PM »
Hi Sharon,

What kind of allergic reaction did you get?

@Bluegardenia:
PUFA = Purified Unsaturated Fatty Acids. EPA is a type of PUFA.
50. Lyme's (1998), Sjogren's (2003), hypothyroidism (2004), osteoarthritis (2016), DES-daughter, GAD. Pilocarpine, natural thyroid hormones, 25mg quetiapine, low dose testosterone, 2.5 mg dhea, supplements. Endometriosis, cherry angiomas, macules. Allergies: nickle, methylisothiazolinone, latex