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Were you looking for information about Vitamin E? Vitiman E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
 
Vitamin E supplements are claimed to be useful for treating and preventing a number of different conditions. As an antioxidant, the vitamin helps prevent the formation of free radicals (damaging molecules or atoms that can start a chain reaction of cellular damage). Since some people may be more likely to experience problems due to vitamin E than others, you should talk to your healthcare provider before using these supplements if you have head or neck cancer, a bleeding disorder, or any allergies.
 
(Click Vitamin E for more information about this vitamin, including what benefits it provides, how it works, and what side effects may occur. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on vitamin E.)
 
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