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Are There Any Benefits In Taking Vitamin E For Infertility?


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If there are approximately 6.1 million people in the U.S. experiencing infertility, try and imagine how many couples are affected by this issue world wide.

Infertility‘ is defined as not conceiving for at least 12 months.

Increasing Your Intake of Vitamin E For Pregnancy

Of course we know that the reasons for this can be many and varied depending on the women’s body, but the good news is that certain nutrients can increase the chances while trying to conceive for some people, with Vitamin E being one type of nutrient.

It is a good time now to remind you to seek advice from your Dr or Gynecologist before self administering anything to your body, especially while trying to conceive.

Here is a small list of food items which contain vitamin E and maybe helpful to add to your diet:- wheat germ, sunflower seeds, almonds, hazelnuts, peanut butter, spinach, kiwi and mangoes.


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There is a warning here about taking an excess of vitamin E in supplement form as it many cause bleeding, as it is advisable for no more than 1,000 milligrams per day for a healthy adult.

By taking vitamin E before undergoing any fertility treatments may help to boost the success rate of pregnancy, and also prevent ovulation decline, which is a cause of older women not becoming pregnant, and the vitamin helps to keep the placenta healthy which is vitally essential for pregnancy.

How Can Vitamin E Help With Infertility?

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It is an antioxidant which helps to defend your cells from the free radicals which like to run around in our bodies, and even though we perhaps do not understand about ‘free radicals’ we have certainly read or heard enough about them by now to know that they are enemies in our bodies as they damage the cells and make your body susceptible to attracting other health problems.

While a vitamin E deficiency in a male can also be an issue with infertility –  causing interference with normal reproductive functions, which may be a further problem to becoming pregnant, as it may also hamper normal hormonal secretion which is needed for a baby to be conceived, as well as sperm quality and motility.

A healthy adult would need about 15 milligrams per day to overcome these issues.

Vitamin E mediates cell signaling and regulation of gene expression.

Cell signaling is part of a complex system of communication that governs basic cellular activities and coordinates cell actions …. you can read more about this subject here.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

We hope that here is a further tip to help while trying to conceive and give birth to that much wanted baby. Many blessings.