Vitamin E effects on nasal symptoms and serum specific IgE levels in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis.

@article{Velzquez2006VitaminEE,
  title={Vitamin E effects on nasal symptoms and serum specific IgE levels in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis.},
  author={Bertha Beatriz Monta{\~n}o Vel{\'a}zquez and Kathrine J{\'a}uregui-Renaud and Alejandra del Carmen Ba{\~n}uelos Arias and Julio Cesar Ayala and Maria Dolores Mogica Mart{\'i}nez and Ram{\'o}n Campillo Navarrete and Isabel Silvia Vera Rosalia and Mar{\'i}a del Refugio Cisneros Salazar and Horacio Alfonso Castilla Serrano and Alicia Oca{\~n}a Mondrag{\'o}n and Rosendo Luria Perez},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={45-50}
}
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that vitamin E intake may reduce IgE production. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of vitamin E supplementation on the severity of nasal symptoms and the serum levels of specific IgE in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis. METHODS Sixty-three patients (mean +/- SD age, 12 +/- 2.4 years) with a history of perennial allergic rhinitis participated in this study. None of the patients had evidence of acute infectious disease or used tobacco, corticosteroids… CONTINUE READING