ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|

Trending News

List of diseases spread by deer tick grows, including malaria-like problems and potentially fatal en...

Cell-Charging Compound Gives Steady Energy to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Patients

Lyme disease confirmed in humans from southern states

The Worst Foods to Eat When You're Sick, and the Best Ones

Teenager with stroke symptoms actually had Lyme disease

The Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi induces inflammation and apoptosis in cells from do...

World Famous Joint Relief Formula Enhanced by Modern Science

Scientists Reveal Quirky Feature of Lyme Disease Bacteria

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

In a warmer world, ticks that spread disease are arriving earlier, expanding their ranges

 
Print Page
Email Article

Increased oxidative stress suggested by low serum vitamin E concentrations in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome – Source: International Journal of Cardiology, Aug 4 2008

  [ 11 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Kunihisa Miwa and Masatoshi Fujita • www.ProHealth.com • August 8, 2008


[Note: Oxidative stress is caused by unstable free radicals which break down the integrity of cells to steal stabilizing oxygen atoms, unless neutralized by antioxidants. Vitamin E is an antioxidant, known as “the great protector,” and must be derived from the diet. Found in nuts, beans, grains, vegetable oils.]

Serum alpha-tocopherol [vitamin E] concentrations were determined in 50 patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and 40 control subjects (Control). Prevalence of each or any coronary risk factor was not significantly different between CFS and Control.

  • CFS had significantly lower alpha-tocopherol concentrations than Control.
  • The concentrations were significantly lower in the subjects with any coronary risk factors than those without in CFS as well as Control.
  • Even among the subjects with any coronary risk factors and also among those without, CFS had significantly lower alpha-tocopherol concentrations than Control.

In conclusion, CFS had significantly lower alpha-tocopherol concentrations irrespective of coronary risk factors than Control, suggesting the presence of increased oxidative stress in CFS.

Source: International Journal of Cardiology, Aug 4, 2008. [E-pub ahead of print] PMID: 18684522, by Miwa K, Fujita M. Department of Internal Medicine, Nanto Home and Regional Medical Center, Toyama, Japan. [E-mail: miwa.kunihisa@city.nanto.lg.jp]




Please Discuss This Article:   Post a Comment 



[ Be the first to comment on this article ]




 
Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Our FREE
Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Save on Vitamins and Supplements

Featured Products

Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
FibroSleep™ by ProHealth FibroSleep™ by ProHealth
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ by ProHealth Vitamin D3 Extreme™ by ProHealth
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium

Natural Remedies

Secret Nutrient for Radiant Skin Secret Nutrient for Radiant Skin
Eating Fat is Good… Maybe… Could Be… Sometimes Eating Fat is Good… Maybe… Could Be… Sometimes
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask
Magnesium + Malic Acid: One-Two Punch for Pain & Fatigue Magnesium + Malic Acid: One-Two Punch for Pain & Fatigue
Natural Relief for Soreness, Pain and Swelling – Putting Out the Fire

FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Treatments
| CFS RESOURCES
What is CFS?
ME/CFS Diagnosis
ME/CFS Symptoms
ME/CFS Treatments
| FORUMS
Fibromyalgia
ME/CFS
ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
GUARANTEE  |  PRIVACY
CONTACT US
LIBRARY
RSS
SITE MAP
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing