How Much Is Too Much Vitamin E?
Massey, Patrick B., Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Patrick B. Massey, M.D.
Many of my patients ask: "What's the deal with vitamin E? Is it safe? Can I take it?" The answer to each question is yes, but with some reservations.
Several months ago, a researcher presented data at an American Heart Association national meeting suggesting that daily vitamin E consumption may be linked to increased risk of death. This discovery was widely publicized and has caused some concern among those taking vitamin E.
First of all, the research presented at the American Heart Association was not a clinical study. It was a meta-analysis, which means that data from many studies are combined. Although this type of …
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Publication information: Article title: How Much Is Too Much Vitamin E?. Contributors: Massey, Patrick B. - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: February 28, 2005. Page number: 4. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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