Researchers Find Link Between Neurologic Disease, Eye Issue
Vitamins and minerals are the building blocks of healthy bones, muscles, and nerves, and deficiencies can compromise a variety of important bodily functions. For example, researchers know that an α-tocopherol (a component of vitamin E) deficiency can lead to significant neurologic problems. But they’ve also recently confirmed it can lead to issues in the horse’s eye, specifically the retina (the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eyeball that essentially connects the optic nerve to the brain, where a visual image is formed).

Prolonged α-tocopherol shortages contribute to the development of neuroaxonal dystrophy/equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy (NAD/EDM) and e

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