5 Vitamin E Myths That Prevent You from Achieving Healthy Skin

Don’t let naysayers stop you from taking this vital skin supplement.

If the year that has just passed has taken a heavy toll on you, especially on your skin, it is not too late for a fix—a vitamin E one that is. This fat-soluble vitamin protects your skin from free radicals and it is regarded as a vital antioxidant for skin health. But before you add this to your skin care regimen, here are a few myths about Vitamin E that we already debunked for you:

1. It can cause weight gain.

You’ve achieved the rosy skin you want but you’ve also added some fats here and there? Fortunately, this is only a misconception. In fact, the real culprit of weight gain is excess calories and lack of exercise, not the supplement.

2. It can make the blood thinner.

Bleeding may happen as a result of blood thinning when Vitamin E is taken beyond the recommended daily limit of 1500IU. It may pose a risk of hemorrhage for those who are simultaneously taking anticoagulant/blood thinning medications like aspirin but note that it is not the case for healthy individuals. For this reason, better slowdown in taking Vitamin E because a radiant and healthy skin doesn’t happen overnight.

3.  It can cause acne breakout.

Vitamin E does the opposite, because according to <Healthline.com> it is “touted as a potential acne treatment.” What’s more, it moisturizes the skin, promotes wound healing, and treats fine lines and wrinkles as claimed by <MedicalNewsToday.com.> But it would better to consult your dermatologist first because its effectivity is based on the type of skin that you have.

 4. It has an adverse effect on birth control pills.

This is not true. In fact, women who use the pill have a lower level of not only Vitamin E, but also B2, B6, B12, and C, the World Health Organization reports. For this reason, doctors recommend to replenish these vitamins in the healthy range while on the pill. It’s best to consult your doctor before taking supplements or combining medicines.

Myra E (d-Alpha Tocopherol)

Now that these misconceptions about Vitamin E are all cleared up, you can fully commit yourself to achieve a lasting, healthy skin from within with the help of Myra E (d-Alpha Tocopherol)*.

*For pregnant and breast feeding women, it is better to consult your doctor first before taking any skin supplements.

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