09 Jan Vitamin E Might Help Slow Alzheimer’s Early On
Alzheimer’s is a disease without a cure, and the available treatments only slow its progression for a bit. Now there’s evidence vitamin E may help hold it at bay, at least for people in the early stages of the disease.
The finding, though inconclusive, is a bit of a surprise. Vitamin E has gotten a bad rap in recent years. A 2005 study found that taking high doses of vitamin E increased the risk of death, and other studies have shown no benefit in preventing cancer or heart disease.