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Were you looking for information about Vitamin E? Vitimin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
 
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that is used for treating and preventing various conditions. It provides antioxidant activity, which helps prevent the formation of damaging molecules or atoms that can start a chain reaction of cellular damage. Most people do not experience side effects with normal doses of vitamin E, but high doses may lead to weakness, diarrhea, and nausea.
 
(Click Vitamin E for a full-length article on the vitamin, including information on its effectiveness, how it works, and what you should know before taking vitamin E supplements.)
 
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