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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Nitric Oxide On The Muscles

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What does nitric oxide do to muscles?

What does nitric oxide do to muscles?

Increases blood flow: Nitric oxide has been marketed as a performance enhancer for athletes - Nitric Oxide increase blood flow to muscles and helps to maintain the 'pumped up' look after lifting weights. Some studies have suggested improved endurance. Arginine is actually the ingredient in the Nitric Oxide that is sold in health and nutrition stores. It is converted to Nitric Oxide hope this helps. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...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?

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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Does nitric oxide really help burn fat and build muscle and if not, why do lifters take it?

Uncertain: Nitric oxide is a gas that is naturally produced by the blood vessels that cause them to dilate (open). Theoretically this could increase blood flow to areas in the body. Exercise causes the release of Nitric Oxide by vessels supplying muscles. ...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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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

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