Doctor insights on: Negative effects of nitric oxide supplements

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Is nitric oxide supplements like Kyani nitro safe to take daily can it have any side effects?

Is nitric oxide supplements like Kyani nitro safe to take daily can it have any side effects?

Kyani supplements: Contain calories. So be cautious if you have sugar problems. Otherwise the different Kyani products seem beneficial. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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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?

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?

Brain is complex: Supplements can easily help and hurt such a condition. The balance of receptor antagonists and agonists is the problem here therefore taking supplements that alter that can easily help and dramatically hurt the process... ...Read more

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Are nitric oxide supplements advisable to take?

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 more

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What benefits are there of taking a nitric oxide supplement?

What benefits are there of taking a nitric oxide supplement?

Probably none: I have seen conflicting studies. Many suggest that it is arginine which may be included as a supplement that releases a small amt of nitric oxide. Which may increase endurance. Seen other studies that say eating nitrates for breakfast may raise levels later in the day. ...Read more

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How effective is nitric oxide supplement and weight gaining supplements?

How effective is nitric oxide supplement and weight gaining supplements?

Unclear..: The supplements to which you (may be) referring have to do with exercise-enhanced endurance and performance. Basically, gaining weight as muscle requires increased calories, training specificity that may include timed rest and tiered "sets, " adequate hydration and rest. Some people respond to no supplements, but many do not. They can be physiologically stressfuli. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nitric oxide and ginkgo biloba supplements together?

Is it safe to take nitric oxide and ginkgo biloba supplements together?

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

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Is it safe to take nitric oxide and ginkgo biloba supplements on any one day?

Nitricoxide: Nitric oxide supplements are usually supplied by l-argininie, which you have toi take at least 5000mgm. Gikobiloba has entirely different actions besides thinning platelets. But in smaller doses it should be compatible. ...Read more

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Are there any interactions possible with Lexapro (escitalopram) and a nitric oxide supplement such as nitrocut? : http://www. Nitrocut. Com/supplement-fact-sheet/

Lexapro (escitalopram) interactions: Not one study to prove it. No common metabolic links, so not likely.
Probably would be another "hit" for the lawyers. They are suing already for birth defects and lexapro (escitalopram). ...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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Could I consume nitric oxide and testosterone supplement together, at a same time?

Could I consume nitric oxide and testosterone supplement together, at a same time?

Yes, you may. ..: Of course, you may use both together. But, if the information pertains to you, I would suggest, if I may, please don't attempt to engage in sex more than 1-2 times per weekly, but at least, be graciously to allow & give the body an ample time to recharge and recovery from the expected refractory period after each ejaculation. Otherwise, a man will doom to fail in sex performance. Best wish... ...Read more

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Does anyone know about using nitric oxide as a supplement for lowering blood pressure?

Does anyone know about using nitric oxide as a supplement for lowering blood pressure?

Not practical: Nitric oxide is an important mediator of something called endothelial function, that, among many responses, can induce dilation of blood vessels. Some foods and drugs and enhance Nitric Oxide production for good vascular health, but as a significant method to control blood pressure...Not so much. ...Read more

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Is it possible to consume nitric oxide and testosterone supplement together, at a same time?

Is it possible to consume nitric oxide and testosterone supplement together, at a same time?

Can vs should: Can you take these supplements together? I suppose but you'd need to ask the manufacturer as there is no 3rd party oversight regarding dietary supplements, unlike OTC & prescription medications. Check out http://www. Usatoday. Com/search/dietary%20supplement/. BTW, you didn't ask, but no OTC testosterone "booster" works aside from stealing your money. Stick w/exercise, nutrition & sleep. ...Read more

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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

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

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Nitric oxide supplements -- what is their role in reducing hypertension and cardiovascular disease?

Nitric oxide supplements -- what is their role in reducing hypertension and cardiovascular disease?

Nitric oxide: Nitric oxide was thought to be an endothelial relaxation factor which is released from endothelial cells to smooth muscle cells and relaxes them to lower resistance and lower blood pressure. There has been no randomized controlled study to test the benefit of supplements in reducing hypertension or cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What is the role of nitric oxide (no) supplements in reducing hypertension and cardiovascular disease?

What is the role of nitric oxide (no) supplements in reducing hypertension and cardiovascular disease?

Vasodilator: Nitric oxide is a naturally occurring compound released by the healthy lining of blood vessels (endothelial cells). It acts both as a vasodilator and also prevents blood clots from forming. Nitric oxide (or its precursor l-argenine) supplements are not recommended as first-line treatment for HTN or cardiovascular disease. We don't have strong scientific evidence that it works. ...Read more

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I'm thinking of trying nitric oxide supplement, good idea? Will it hurt or help, I'm interested in maintaining good heart health.

Why specifically?: It would help to know exactly why you think you need to supplement to increase your nitric oxide. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and workout whilst using nitric oxide supplements?

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 more

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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