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Are Niacin and Nitric oxide the same thing? I have an allergic reaction to Niacin, would I have the same reaction to Nitric oxide?

Are Niacin and Nitric oxide the same thing? I have an allergic reaction to Niacin, would I have the same reaction to Nitric oxide?

Different: Niacin is a vitamin and nitric oxide is a cellular signal molecule created in the body by an enzyme named nitric oxide synthase. There is no cross reactivity in terms of adverse reactions. ...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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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?

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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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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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

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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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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?

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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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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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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What are the ways to cure endothelial damage from high LDL, does Nitric Oxide supplementation help in the healing?

No: A supplement isn't going to help you. If you want to keep your endothelium as healthy as possible at your age you need to: 1. Not smoke. 2. Watch your diet. 3. Exercise. ...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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Taking 5 mg/day of isosorbide monotrite. Does its long term usage deplete or has affect on nitric oxide in arteries. Any tapering off needed.?

Taking 5 mg/day of isosorbide monotrite. Does its  long term  usage deplete or has affect on nitric oxide in arteries. Any tapering off needed.?

Problematic: Long acting nitrates exhibit tachyphylaxis which means that the more you take, the less they work. Moreover, there is a rebound issue when you stop them abruptly. That said, people who only take nitrates once a day will not be affected by either issue because the med wears off and they are effectively only receiving 8-12 hours of nitrate effect in any 24 hour period. ...Read more

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

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

No interaction likel: Nitric oxide enhancers relax and dilate blood vessels. Lexapro, (escitalopram) a treatment for depression, does not usually interact. A decrease in blood pressure might be posdible. ...Read more

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Can nitric oxide help build your muscles or should i use creatine. will they both support muscle growth if so witch one helps more and if i can take t?

Wow, this is wrong: Ok, let us start with creatine. There is creatine supplements which give a temporary boost and yet, Maria Sharapova was taking a pill to get rid of creatine as a performance enhancer. This tells you how ridiculous the nonscientific supplement field is. Nitric oxide is broken down. You cant get a supplment for it, except viagra (sildenafil) stops its breakdown. That opens up lungs and is useful in sprints. ...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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What is nitric oxide used for?

Many uses: Nitric oxide functions as a signaling molecule (neurotransmitter) telling your body to make blood vessels relax and widen. Bodybuilders and athletes may use Nitric Oxide for blood flow, oxygen delivery, glucose uptake, muscle velocity, power output, and muscle growth. There are side effects associated with this supplement. Do your homework. How about balanced eating with whey protein. ...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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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 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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