Selenium is a potent antioxidant that protects the body from tissue damage and supports cardiovascular, lung, prostate and colon health. It assists in maintaining a healthy immune system and is important for thyroid function.
The anti-inflammatory properties reduce symptoms of arthritis, lupus, psoriasis and eczema, as well as protect against cataracts and macular degeneration. Selenium may also reduce the incidence and severity of cold sores and shingles.
Jamieson's Selenium is derived from selenium yeast that can be readily absorbed by the body.
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Quantity: 100 tablets
Selenium (from selenium yeast) 100 mcg.
Excipients: Cellulose, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Modified Cellulose Gum.
Drug Interactions: Glucocorticoids (cortisol-based anti-inflammatory drugs) and anti-convulsant/anti-epileptic medications may decrease the body’s supply of selenium.
Individuals requiring total parenteral nutrition (TPN) for long-term periods are at risk of selenium deficiency.
Nutrient Depletions: Iron and copper deficiency increase the risk of selenium deficiency.
Selenium deficiency may worsen the effects of an iodine deficiency on thyroid function.
Supportive Interactions: Vitamin E enhances the effectiveness of selenium.
Warnings and Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a history of non-melanoma skin cancer.
Toxicity, Adverse Reactions and Side Effects: Do not exceed recommended dosage. Doses greater than 400 micrograms have been associated with loss of fingernails and hair, itchiness of the skin, nausea, garlic breath odour, fatigue, irritability, depression and anxiety.
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