A Warm and Caring
Community for Women
in Menopause
     
 

19 Years Of Support

 
  Meet Dearest   |   Search The Site   |   Mailing List   |   Sitemap   |   Home

Knowledge is power. Educate yourself about menopause and midlife health

hier klicken

N e w s w o r t h y

Search this area:
Search entire site:

Be sure to visit the Power Surge Reading Room, housing hundreds of articles on menopause and women's midlife health issues and the Transcript Library with its collection of hundreds of transcripts of guest experts in the area of women's health who've visited Power Surge.

 


Your Health
During Menopause


What Is Menopause?
What IS A Hot Flash?
34 Signs of Menopause
Meno Survival Tips
Recommendations
Bioidentical Hormones
Revival Soy Protein
About Your Hormones
The HRT Controversy
Phytoestrogens
Estrogen
Progesterone
Testosterone
Testosterone Benefits
Selecting A Doctor
Menopause Tests?
Vaginal Dryness / Sex
Progestins/Progesterone
Estrogen / Progestins
Menopause & The Mind
Fibroid Info
Fibroids: No Surgery
Uterine Fibroids
Low Libido
Sexual Individuality
Bioidenticals & WHI
Adrenal Fatigue
Anti-Aging
Depression
Vaginal Infections
Weaning Off HRT
Fibroids & UAE
DHEA or Testosterone
Dry Skin Tips
Migraine Headache
High Cholesterol
Hypertension FAQ
Breast Cancer & HRT
Estrogen & Memory
Heart Disease/Women
Meditation/Anxiety
Atrophic Vaginitis
Ovarian Cysts
Polycystic Ovaries
Autoimmune Disorders
Hair Loss / Thinning
Kegel Exercises
Healthy Bones
Thyroid & Hormones
Weight Loss Tips
Incontinence
Incontinence Surgery
Hypothyroidism
Endometriosis
Heavy Bleeding
Metabolic Syndrome X
Help for Men
Your Immune System
Sleep Naturally
HRT/Heart Disease
Osteoporosis FAQ
Xanax Info
Stopping Xanax
Diabetes
Abnormal Pap Smears
Vaginitis & Sexuality
Breast Cancer Support
Osteoporosis Risk Factors
Diabetes/Syndrome X
Vitamin E - Golden
HRT Brands/Doses
Healthier Breasts
Endometrial Ablation
Weight Gain
Adrenals & Stress
Sleep Disorders
Vaginal Health
Progesterone Info
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis Tips
Good Joint Decisions
Your Breasts
Good Fats / Bad Fats
Need Testosterone?
Colposcopy
Exercise Your Bones
Bone Health Naturally
Dysplasia/Cryosurgery
Mood Swings
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
Educate Your Body
- - - - - - - - - - - - -


Your Lifestyle
At Midlife





Irritable? Frustrated? Angry? Confused? Check out the 'Am I Losing My Mind?' Board

Go ahead, scream, "I'm as MAD AS HELL, and I'm not going to take it anymore!"

Every week a new guest transcript in the Power Surge Library

"I feel worse than I've felt in my entire life! Isn't there something I can take to to help me through the pause?"




Join the Power Surge Mailing List
Sign Me Up!




'Power Surge recommends Revival Soy Protein for relief of many menopausal symptoms

Doctor-formulated Revival Soy Protein is the #1 doctor-recommended soy protein in the country. Soy isoflavones eliminate menopausal symptoms.

Read one of Medical Director, Dr. Aaron Tabor's transcripts

Ask the Soy Experts



Do you have Syndrome X?



'For natural, bioidentical hormones, Pete Hueseman and Bellevue Pharmacy Solutions

Why put your body through the rigors of adjusting to the "one-size-fits-all" HRT when naturally compounded, bioidentical hormones can be tailor-made to your body's needs?

Read Pete Hueseman's, most recent transcript about natural, bioidentical hormones.

Ask The Pharmacist




The top medical experts answer your questions about menopause
Ask The Experts


How are you
coping with menopause?



Search the site

Tell a friend about Power Surge




 

 



VITAMIN E IS 'GOLDEN CAPSULE'



by Jean Carper

Author and columnist Jean Carper calls Vitamin E "this golden capsule" and says new benefits from Vitamin E intake are being shown for "better functioning brains, immune systems and hearts." Writing in USA Weekend, Carper said research also shows "possible prevention of gallstones and cataracts and treatment of asthma and male infertility." "And hear this," she wrote. "The death rate from all causes was 34% lower in older people taking Vitamin E supplements, according to National Institute of Aging research."

* Tests at Tufts University by Simin Meydani showed that 200 milligrams of Vitamin E daily for eight months dramatically increased immune functioning in healthy elderly people and "cut infections by 30%," according to Carper. * Research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas by E. Ishwarlal Jialal, Carper wrote, found that 400 IU daily is "required to help keep arteries from clogging."

"The evidence is impressive," she said, that increased Vitamin E intake is linked to lower heart disease. "Primarily, Vitamin E discourages the buildup of plaque on artery walls and the formation of blood clots that trigger heart attacks and strokes." Carper also discussed how much Vitamin E should be used by individuals: "Among researchers and physicians," she said, "the typical daily supplement dose is 400 IU."

(Dearest ed: Be advised that women with any history of hypertension should seek the advice of their personal physician before embarking on vitamin E therapy. Vitamin E has been known to elevate blood pressure. In addition, if one does have a history of hypertension (or it's familial), individual each doses should be no higher than 200 IU - international units).

More Info On Vitamin E:

Vitamin E Has 'Longest List of Potential Benefits,'
Cornell University Special Report on Vitamins Says
May 22, 2000


ITHACA, New York, May 22, 2000 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Cornell University's Medical College has published a special report on "The Science of Eating Right: Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements" which says that of all vitamins, Vitamin E "boasts the longest and most diverse list of potential benefits."

The report, published in book form by the editors of Women's Health Advisor, a publication of Cornell's Weill Medical College Center for Women's Healthcare, focuses on seven medical conditions it says can receive benefit from Vitamin E. They are:
  • Heart disease - "The most well-documented benefit of Vitamin E is
    cardiovascular protection."
  • Diabetes - "People with diabetes are more prone to developing heart
    disease and other vascular (blood-vessel related) problems prematurely, and Vitamin E appears to have special benefits for them."

  • Asthma - "As an antioxidant, Vitamin E could theoretically reduce
    asthma risk by minimizing free-radical-induced inflammation in the
    respiratory tract."


  • Alzheimer's disease - Studies have found that "Vitamin E helped slow
    the progress of Alzheimer's disease ..." Based on the same theory
    that Vitamin E can benefit the nervous system, researchers have also
    found a link between a high intake of Vitamin E and a lower incidence
    of Parkinson's disease."


  • Low immunity - A study published in the Journal of the American Medical
    Association showed that "elderly subjects who took Vitamin E
    supplements for four months boosted their immune systems by more than 60 percent, with no harmful side effects." A daily dose of 200
    international units "appeared to be the most effective."


  • Cancer - Studies have "linked low blood levels of Vitamin E with early-
    stage cervical cancer, and other studies have found low blood levels of
    antioxidants in cancer patients."


  • Menopause - "Vitamin E supplementation is the most common alternative or adjunct therapy to hormone replacement therapy. At doses of 400 international units twice daily, Vitamin E is thought to relieve hot
    flashes and vaginal dryness." (Power Surge recommends doses of no more 200 IU's of vitamin E at a time. A total of 400-800 IU's daily is recommended for peri and postmenopausal women. Be sure to take vitamin E with meals because it's an oil soluble vitamin and is absorbed best when taken with food. Additionally, women with a history of hypertension should consult their healthcare provider before embarking on vitamin E therapy.)


    SOURCE Foods for the Future













 

 

        

 

Copyright / Disclaimer© 1994-2013
by power-surge.net™

A Note About Privacy
treatments / educate your body / message boards / guests /
ask the experts / transcripts / schedule / bookstore / chat room /
search / contact us / sitemap / HOME