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See also Anti-oxidant trio therapy

Ray Sahelian:  http://www.raysahelian.com/vitamine.html
WebMD:  http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-954-VITAMIN+E.aspx?activeIngredientId=954&activeIngredientName=VITAMIN+E&source=3

Phytonutrients and Metabolic Stimulants as protection Against Neurodegeneration and Excitotoxicity
The Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association
January 2000 Vol. 2, No. 3 Pg. 33
In a subsequent study reported in the Annals of Neurology in 1992, Stanley Fahn found that supplementing early stage Parkinsonís patients with 3,200 iu/day of vitamin E (the form was not disclosed), and 3000mg /day of vitamin C could delay the onset of a need for levodopa by 2 to 3 years.69 This was a pilot study and not controlled.

http://www.ana-jana.org/Journal/journals/JANAVol23.pdf


...Schubert has been studying beta amyloid protein, a substance that accumulates in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. Schubert has shown that this protein can cause nerve cell death, while vitamin E can protect cells from its toxic effects.

A recent study conducted by scientists at UCSD showed that Vitamin E does, in fact, slow the progression of Alzheimer's...
http://www.salk.edu/faculty/schubert.html

[NOTE:  There are several kinds of Vitamin E... which one was effective, or did it matter??? ]

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FDA Warns Statin Users of Memory Loss and Diabetes Risks
By Alice Park | February 29, 2012
http://healthland.time.com/2012/02/29/fda-warns-statin-users-of-memory-loss-and-diabetes-risks/


Vitamins C and E May Protect Against Mental Decline

"We believe antioxidants like vitamins C and E may protect against vascular dementia by limiting the amount of brain damage that persists after a stroke," said study author Kamal Masaki, MD, of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. "The supplements may also play a role in providing protection against brain cell and membrane injury involved in many aging-related diseases, thus resulting in significantly higher scores on mental performance tests in later life."
http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/954383616.html

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