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Nitric oxide good for acne?

Nitric oxide good for acne?

Nitric Oxide: In it's purer form isa gas. Nitric oxide can be combined with other ingredients - I am not aware that it is used to treat acne. ...Read more

Nitric Oxide (Definition)

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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Can nitric oxide make my acne worse?

Can nitric oxide make my acne worse?

Why do you ask?: If you are taking arginine, 'nitric oxide' or whatever as part of a bodybuilding scheme, you're likely to be disappointed. You do need to address you acne scientifically. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician for prescription-strength treatment. ...Read more

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Can nitric oxide cause ocular migraines?

Can nitric oxide cause ocular migraines?

Probably: Nitrates are terrific vasodilators and no doubt in sensitive persons can induce the events that lead to ocular migraines. ...Read more

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Is it ok to tap on a patients arm to cause a release of nitric oxide for vasodilation?

Is it ok to tap on a patients arm to cause a release of nitric oxide for vasodilation?

Unclear: I'm unclear about the purpose of tapping on someone's arm and in what area of the body you hope to achieve vasodilation? If you're referring to Nitric Oxide and it's role in erectile dysfunction, this is not going to be helpful. ...Read more

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Can nitric oxide supplements cause ocular migraines?

Can nitric oxide supplements cause ocular migraines?

It's possible but: Likely not. Ocular migraine is due to spasm of the retinal artery ; Nitric Oxide causes dilation or widening of the blood vessel-just the opposite. But then a paradoxical or opposite can occur. Take care ; god bless u !http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nitric-oxide-side-effects.html. http://www.m.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/ocular-migraine-basics. ...Read more

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Exhaled nitric oxide measure of 75 ppb today. Could that cause light headedness, dizziness, fatigue or memory issues?

No: Exhaled nitric oxide is used to determine the level of control of one's asthma. It's usefullness for diagnosing other conditions is limited. The FeNO being elevated (and 75 ppb is elevated) is probably not the cause of your symptoms unless your asthma is poorly controlled and causing those symptoms. ...Read more

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Could allergic rhinitis cause a nitric oxide deficiency? If so, could fatigue be a result of a nitric oxide deficiency?

Strange deficiency: Nitric oxide isn't something doctors usually check for and there aren't any common diseases i treat on a regular basis in my clinic involving a Nitric Oxide issue. Can you be more specific about how you got this diagnosis made? ...Read more

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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

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

Propecia (finasteride) and Nitric: Workout for lifting weights is a good thing but that should not stop you from seeing your doctor about Propecia (finasteride) and Nitric Oxide.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Does using nitric oxide hurt me?

Does using nitric oxide hurt me?

Yes: Nitric oxide is a drug used to dilate blood vessels in the lungs and can effect your heart and lungs. ...Read more

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Can you deflate after taking nitric oxide?

Need more infoI : I am not sure what you are asikikng. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of nitric oxide use for women?

What are the benefits of nitric oxide use  for women?

Dilates arteries: Nitric oxide dilates arteries and improves the functioning of the lining of the blood vessels. It lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow to organs. Here's a link to some more information: http://www.Rd.Com/health/wellness/heart-disease-risk-factor-1-nitric-oxide/. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nitric oxide?

What is the definition or description of: nitric oxide?

A therapeutic gas.: 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 hypertension of various causes. ...Read more

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What food may be consumed to increase nitric oxide levels?

What food may be consumed to increase nitric oxide levels?

Foods with Arginine: 1. Eat more foods that contain the Amino Acid arginine. This includes arginine. These are foods such as beans, soy, almonds, walnuts, oats, and such cold-water fish as salmon, tuna, and mackerel. I looked this up on readers digest.Com. Interesting! ...Read more

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Can nitric oxide hurt your heart?

Can nitric oxide hurt your heart?

No: It's the precursor molecule of Nitroglycerin which is used for people who are having, or at risk of having, a heart attack. It's a potent vessel dilator and improves circulation to tissues that are starved for blood and oxygen. Don't confuse it with nitrogen dioxide with is a nasty pollutant or with nitrous oxide (laughing gas, an anesthetic). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cretin and nitric oxide stimulator together?

Is it safe to take cretin and nitric oxide stimulator together?

Ambiguous: Forgive me...Might you mean "creatine" and Nitric Oxide supplements? These pre-workout compounds are used by some individuals to boost performance.

These substances work via different mechanisms and metabolic pathways and their effects may be additive. Whether or not your physiology can utilize them without untoward effect is a question for a sports physiologist or trainer. ...Read more

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Are there any affects on your penis by taking nitric oxide pills?

Not indicated: Nitric oxide is a gaseous free radical (also known as endothelium-derived growth factor) that acts as a vasodilator in the human body. Although it is involved biologically in vasodilatation leading to penile erection, its clinical use does not include a pill form, but is limited to its application as a gas in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension in the newborn. ...Read more

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Does nitric oxide produce wild/lucid dreams? Please, need some answers?

Lucid dream/euphoria: In rats, Nitric Oxide stimulates the mesolimbic reward pathway via inducing dopamine release and activating dopaminergic neurons in the ventral tegmental area and nucleus accumbens, presumably through antagonisation of NMDA receptors localised in the system This action has been implicated in its euphoric & lucid effects, and notably, appears to augment its analgesic properties as well. ...Read more

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What happens if you take nitric oxide pills before sex, will the pills help with getting the penis fully erect?

Nitric oxide: If one were to take nitric oxide orally, it would get broken down in the bloodstream by an enzyme called phosphodiesterase and never have an opportunity to act on the penis. So the answer is no, it would not help your penis become more erect. ...Read more

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I was thinking about taking arginine and citrulline together to help with nitric oxide levels, is it a good idea to take them together?

No: Sorry. No clinical trials have ever shown that suggest a benefit of combining these two Amino Acids in improving no levels or reducing oxidative stress. ...Read more

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Im a 16yrs old bodybuilder i want to buy nitric oxide. What is its side effects ? Do u recomended for me? And how much doze should I take to be safe?

Im a 16yrs old bodybuilder i want to buy nitric oxide. What is its side effects ? Do u recomended for me? And how much doze should I take to be safe?

Nitrous Oxide?: You do realize that you are asking this question of real physicians? I cannot think of any medical or health benefit for you to use nitrous oxide on your own. The physicians on health tap are not going to be acting like a drug dealer and not providing you with warning about drug use and abuse and the dangers of addiction. ...Read more

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How safe is nitric oxide?

How safe is nitric oxide?

Nitrous oxide?: I think you meant nitrous oxide. Long term exposure can cause vitamin B12 deficiency, neurologic consequences and reproductive side effects (in pregnant females). Fyi Nitric Oxide is a potent vasodilator. ...Read more

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Is nitric oxide good for us?

Innate in our lungs: Nitric oxide is produced in the blood vessels of our lungs. It's valuable for appropriate vasodilation or dilating of the arteries when needed. Helps to prevent against pulmonary vascular disorders like pulmonary hypertension. Several disorders can disturb the NO activity in our bodies and this pathway has been a key drug therapeutic target. Do not confuse Nitric with nitrous oxide. ...Read more

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What test is used for nitric oxide?

What test is used for nitric oxide?

A breath test: A special type of breath test measures the amount of Nitric Oxide in a person's exhaled air. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits of nitric oxide for woman?

Are there  any benefits of nitric oxide for woman?

Yes: Nitric oxide dilates arteries and improves the functioning of the lining of the blood vessels. It lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow to organs. Here's a link to some more information: http://www.Rd.Com/health/wellness/heart-disease-risk-factor-1-nitric-oxide/. ...Read more

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What could be the benefits of nitric oxide for women?

Relaxes the uterus: In rare cases where relaxing a woman's pregnant uterus would help "turn a baby around, " deliver a second twin, avoid a "tight squeeze" for the baby's head, or to help extract the placenta after a complex delivery, Nitric Oxide (in the form of nitroglycerin) is sometimes used by anesthesia providers.

In sever acute respiratory syndrome of pregnancy, no can selectively improve oxygen delivery. ...Read more

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