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Are Nitric Oxide Supplements Advisable To Take
No: There are some "nitric oxide supplements" on the market used by weight lifters for muscle building. Actually Nitric Oxide is a gas produced spontaneously by the body that is important in a number of biologic processes. There is no evidence that "supplements" alter this significantly. For those weight training, a healthy diet, adequate hydration and proper technique are the keys to strength gains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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See below: Nitric oxide dilates blood vessels & thus increases blood flow. Ginkgo thins the blood. So their is possibility of bleeding problems if both are taken, especially if one also takes ndaids or coumadin (warfarin). Discuss the benefit-risk ration of these 2 with your fp or internist or hematologist. ...Read more
I take nitric oxide supplement everyday. Is it ok to drink alcohol with it? 1-2 shots, not heavy drinking and not often. Once every few months
Nitric oxide: Is made in the body and has enormous significance. It is governed by yin and yang----not too much and not too little. I don't see how you can imitate mother nature by taking it and it is potentially harmful. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and workout whilst using nitric oxide supplements ?
No: I wouldn't think it's safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during workouts. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine which can function like adrenalin. Your blood pressure and heart rate could go up too high. Probably even dangerously high, depending on the dose, potentially causing a stroke or heart attack. Why risk it? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am taking finasteride 1mg for hair loss. So can taking a weightllifting supplement like nitric oxide be safe to take along with finasteride?
Should be fine.: It is safe to take them at the same time. Finasteride reduces the activity of nitric oxide synthase in the body, which reduces circulating nitric oxide levels. Supplemental nitric oxide may reverse this, but there is little scientific evidence that supplements actually improve weightlifting gains. ...Read more
Hi I am bipolar and i take meds. Will workout supplements affect me negatively? I take nitric oxide and creatine and am just wondering if they affect my brain chemistry or how my meds work?
Is it safe to take Propecia (finasteride) for hair loss and a Nitric Oxide workout supplement for lifting weights? I wasn't sure if it would cause an interaction
A gas that can directly relax vascular smooth muscle. It is used in the critical care setting to treat pulmonary hypertension. This can be seen in premature neonates with bronchiopulmonary dysplasia or neonates with congenital heart disease. It may be used in adults with severe pulmonary ...Read more
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