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4.non-alcoholic fatty liver
Vitamins can alleviate liver tissue damage caused by lipid oxidation, enhance the liver’s detoxification ability, restore normal serum transaminase in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and significantly improve liver steatosis and inflammatory damage. US guidelines recommend vitamin E for adults The drug of choice for non-diabetic non-alcoholic fatty liver patients (1, B).
Vitamin E is also used for thalassemia to use its antioxidant effect. Vitamin E can prevent the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids on the red blood cell membrane and neutralize the free radicals produced by thalassemia. It can be used for the antioxidant treatment of thalassemia.
6. Prevention of atherosclerotic disease
Vitamin E can improve lipid metabolism, and may also hinder the "foaming" of arterial endothelial cells and balance endothelial cell cholesterol metabolism. Therefore, to prevent atherosclerosis, long-term use of vitamin E can be used as a primary and secondary prevention strategy.
7.age-related macular degeneration
Vitamin E has anti-oxidation, scavenging free radicals, and can protect the retina and retinal epithelium from oxidative damage. Studies have shown that vitamin E, iron, zinc, vitamin A and carotene and other vitamins and minerals can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
8. Autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune response can produce a large number of free radicals and inflammatory cytokines. Therefore, supplementing antioxidants can improve our immune system, establish an antioxidant defense system, and prevent normal cells from being damaged by inflammatory factors. Vitamin E is a good anti-inflammatory factor. Oxidizing drugs. It is clinically used for the treatment of IgA nephropathy, chronic glomerulonephritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus.
It is worth noting that the use of vitamin E for the treatment of the above diseases belongs to the treatment category of prescription drugs, and it needs to be administered under the guidance of a doctor.