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What is nitric oxide used for?

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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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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Will nitric oxide affect erections?

Will nitric oxide affect erections?

Yes: It is the main mechanism for erections. The ed drugs use the mechanism of increasing Nitric Oxide locally in the penis to enhance erections. ...Read more

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How can nitric oxide help with erections?

How can nitric oxide help with erections?

Vasodilatation: Nitric oxide dilates blood vessels and dilating the blood vessels in the penis causes erection. Viagra (sildenafil) and related drugs work on this premise. ...Read more

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What does nitric oxide do during digestion?

Blood flow: Nitric oxide increases blood flow by vasodilation...This will help gut health and improve digestion. ...Read more

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Is nitric oxide and creatine is good for body?

Is nitric oxide and creatine is good for body?

They're okay: Creatine is well-established as an effective and apparently safe way to bulk your muscles faster as you do resistance training. Nitric oxide supplements may just be arginine, a common Amino Acid that you might enjoy taking better in the form of a nice steak. You are very smart to be working out and even smarter for staying off steroids -- every guy i know who's tried them has been sorry. ...Read more

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Will nitric oxide help with erection problems?

Nitric oxide: Cialis, viagra, Levitra (vardenafil) work by releasing nitric acid and causing vasodilatation of the penile vessels and increasing penile circulation. Yes, it helps with erections. ...Read more

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Is it advisable for a diabetic to take nitric oxide?

Is it advisable for a diabetic to take nitric oxide?

No reason: Nitrix oxide has not been approved for the treatment of diabetes as of now. Its off label use varies greatly, but i would not prescribe or recommend it for routine use without a clear evidence of efficacy. ...Read more

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What do low IgG levels/ low nitric oxide levels mean in a child.?

Nothing: If the results are low, without any symptoms then they do not mean anything. The igg level needs to be rechecked in 4-8 weeks however. What is the Nitric Oxide level measured from? Is it from a breathing test? If so low levels indicate little or no airway inflammation. ...Read more

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Is there any reason to want to increase nitric oxide in the body?

Is there any reason to want to  increase nitric oxide in the body?

Good for 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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I work out with kettle bells and am thinking of taking nitric oxide to improve my strength gains. Is it safe to do so given my age?

NITRIC OXIDE: Nitric oxide is a gas. There is a claim that l-arginine (amino acid) transforms in no. Some say improves the blood circulation and reduce the blood pressure (no produces vasodilation normally at the tissue level) but there is no prove it will replicate the normal effect under the l-arginine form. Some lists side effects including asthma and liver damage. Be careful and check with your md. ...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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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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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 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 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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