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Does losartan contain nitrates?

Does losartan contain nitrates?

No: Losartan controls blood pressure by blocking the action of receptors on blood vessels that cause blood vessels to constrict (ie: narrow down). ...Read more

Triglyceride (Definition)

Are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo. Gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ...Read more


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Nitrate in urine, is does this mean?

Nitrate in urine, is does this mean?

Bacteria: A positive Urine Nitrite Test is indicative of bacteria in urine. Gram negative organisms like E.Coli are often picked up with this test. ...Read more

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What does high nitrates in urine mean?

What does high nitrates in urine mean?

NitrAtes or nitrites: Urinary nitrates (from food additives & dietary protein) are generally considered normal. Nitrites, however, indicate the presence of bacteria that can enzymatically change nitrates into nitrites, which are present in urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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How safe are alkyl nitrates (poppers)?

How safe are alkyl nitrates (poppers)?

Depends: If you are prescribed them for angina pectoris (cardiac chest pain) by a doctor who knows your history, and you use them correctly, they are quite safe, although they can cause headache, low blood pressure, fainting and other problems. If you are using it "recreationally, " esp for sex, that is a whole other ballgame, and it is NOT safe. Heavy use can result in methemoglobinemia which can be lethal ...Read more

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Which bacteria have negative nitrates?

Which bacteria have negative nitrates?

UTI: Bacteria in urine may convert the non-ionic endogenous nitrates enzymatically to nitrites and when detected may suggest presence of uti. The most commonly detected bacteria responsible for this are gram-negative bacilli, but other organisms may also do this. Because of the large numbers of false negative and positive findings this is not a particularly effective diagnostic test. ...Read more

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High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

Nitrates or nitrites: Nitrates can be normal in urine and often the result of protein metabolism. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help. ...Read more

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Is sodium nitrate dangerous for our health?

Is sodium nitrate dangerous for our health?

Yes it is: There has been shown link between increased levels of nitrates and deaths from Alzeimer Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Parkinson's Disease, stomach, esophagus and colon ulcer. It may ne due to effect of nitrosamines on the DNA, ...Read more

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Why pde5 inhibitor cannot taken with nitrate? Thanks

Why pde5 inhibitor cannot taken with nitrate? Thanks

Severe Interaction: This combination phosphodiesterase inhibitor (pde5) + nitrate has been shown to cause a drastic drop in blood pressure (hypotension) a medical emergence that can result to death. Really deaths have been reported with this combination. Pde5 (some drugs in this class include viagra, (sildenafil) cialis, levitra). ...Read more

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What is a normal range for ammonia and nitrate levels?

What is a normal range for ammonia and nitrate levels?

11-35: Ammonia levels can be checked in serum (blood)and can be elevated in patients with chronic liver disease with cirrhosis. As with most lab tests, the cut offs for what is normal and what is elevated can vary slightly. At my institution, normal range is 11 to 35 mcmol per liter. ...Read more

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Is there any difference in blood nitrate levels between men and women?

Is there any difference in blood nitrate levels between men and women?

Usually no differenc: Tibetan women were found to have higher nitrite and lower nitrate levels than those of tibetan men, whereas no gender differences were found in sea-level dwellers. ...Read more

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Are natural vasodilators like Hawthorne extract as powerful as nitrates?

Are natural vasodilators like Hawthorne extract as powerful as nitrates?

No: Hawthorn, leaves Barrie's snd leaves are used to make medicine. Hawthorn has been used to treat congestive heart failure, but not enough research for other heart disease. I doubt that it is as effective as prescription medication. For further Info. Go to web MD ...Read more

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How much amount of water should be drunk when we are taking creating nitrate?

How much amount of water should be drunk when we are taking creating nitrate?

Drink more: If you are talking about using creatine as a workout supplement, you should increase your water intake from baseline, as that helps decrease the chance of kidney damage. Too much plain water can be a problem, too, so consider a drink with added electrolytes. ...Read more

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I ran a UA on myself following proper procedure. I am positive nitrates, +1mg uro, +15mg pro, and +5mg ket. Should I be concerned?

I ran a UA on myself following proper procedure. I am positive nitrates, +1mg uro, +15mg pro, and +5mg ket. Should I be concerned?

Not concerned: U have bacteruria, thus likely have a UTI. Protein is negligible, ketones r insignificant as you may well have without food for a few hours before urinalysis. Good idea to get urine culture & have health care provider prescribe an antibiotic. Good Luck ...Read more

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I have been on antibiotics since November. Now Leu is high but nitrates are ok. I feel ok. Does that mean continuous antibiotics?

I have been on antibiotics since November. Now Leu is high but nitrates are ok. I feel ok. Does that mean continuous antibiotics?

Impossible to say: Without knowing the reason you're on antibiotics, and which medication you're taking, it's difficult to impossible to say whether or not you'll need longer term continuous antibiotics. ...Read more

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I tested my urine and I have a very high level of nitrates in my urine but negative for protien. I am experiencing lower left sided pain in my back.?

I tested my urine and I have a very high level of nitrates in my urine but negative for protien. I am experiencing lower left sided pain in my back.?

UTI: This may be a urinary tract infection. See a doctor or go to a clinic to get a full urinalysis done. If an infection, they can get you started on antibiotics. ...Read more

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They were giving free lunch at the calling center im training at today, we had hotdogs and I got a headache after, is that why? What foods have nitrate

They were giving free lunch at the calling center im training at today, we had hotdogs and I got a headache after, is that why? What foods have nitrate

Not sure about the: Cause of your headache. Check out "List of Foods High in Nitrites" @
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/276160-list-of-foods-high-in-nitrites/ ...Read more

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Nitrates are potent antianginal agents, why?

Nitrates are potent antianginal agents, why?

Nitrates: They lower the preload on the heart as well as a bit of the after load, they also mildly dilate the heart arteries. All this adds up to help. ...Read more

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What can nitrates do to a fetus?

What can nitrates do to a fetus?

Good question: There has been considerable human epidemiological data pertaining to the consumption of (nitrite-containing) cured meats and hot dogs during pregnancy and the risk for childhood brain cancer. The associations of maternal consumption of cured meat with risk of childhood brain tumors were quite consistent across studies, particularly for hot dog consumption. ...Read more

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Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

No: Only prescription nitrates are contraindicated with cialis. ...Read more

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Urine nitrate positive what does this mean?

Urine nitrate positive what does this mean?

You may have an: Infection with a nitrate producing bacteria. What were the rest of the urinalysis results? ...Read more

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What are nitrates in relation to using tadalafil?

What are nitrates in relation to using tadalafil?

Very Dangerous: Nitrate medications (nitroglycerin, isosorbide, dilatrate, isordil) for treatment of high blood pressure and/or chest pain make it unsafe to take tadalfil or any other pde5i medication (viagra, cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn). If you have even a possible need to use a nitrate medication, you should not have or take these drugs. The result can be a catastrophic drop in blood pressure that can be fatal. ...Read more

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What does a unusual amount of nitrates in your urine mean

What does a unusual amount of nitrates in your urine mean

Tests: This test is used to measure the metabolism of nitrogen containing substances in the urine by bacteria which may be causing infection. It is generally a worthless test with numerous false positive values and some false negative values. Tests, taken by themselves, out of the context of clinical signs and symptoms, seldom are of any value and can be confusing. ...Read more

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Urine has no nitrates but has luekacytes what does that mean?

Urine has no nitrates but has luekacytes what does that mean?

Leukocytes: May be infection, specially if there are symptoms such as urinary frequency, burning sensation when urinating, sometimes assymptomatic pyuria (white blood cells in urine without symptoms of infection). ...Read more

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Dr. Says I have nitrate in my urine and what is the cause and outcome?

Dr. Says I have nitrate in my urine and what is the cause and outcome?

Nitrate: This is a result from a urine dipstick. Certain bacteria cause nitrates to appear in the urine so it may indicate a urine infection. You should ask your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Can't move bowls for 8-9 days at a time. What could this be? Last time I had to drink the nitrate stuff in order to go I have no urges.

Can't move bowls for 8-9 days at a time. What could this be? Last time I had to drink the nitrate stuff in order to go I have no urges.

Constipation: 8-9 days without bm and urge, is abnormal. The intestinal muscles with nerves seem to be not functioning. There are many causes. Your doctor needs good dietary, personal, surgical, medical, psychiatric & accidental history the work up for ms, cancer, ibs, parkinson's, hypothyroidism has to be done. Please see gastroenterologist who will sort out these things. Go to er to get relief first. ...Read more

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Does soy sauce contain sodium nitrate?

Does soy sauce contain sodium nitrate?

Read the label: Read the ingredients on the label to see. There are many brands of soy sauce t so it is hard to say what each one has in it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat nitrates while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat nitrates while pregnant?

If you have to ask -: Nitrates - typically found in higher concentration in some drinking water and in cured meat products such as hot dogs and sausage - and not to be confused with nitro-related medications - are a health risk. And so definitely not recommended in pregnancy. Eat a wide variety of foods while pregnant including lots of fruits and vegetables - and keep on eating that way even when you're not pregnant! ...Read more