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Are topical vasodilators effective to improve your workouts and circulation?

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In brief: No

No they will not.

In brief: No

No they will not.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No.

Exercise is the best vasodilator there is.
Actually, cutaneous vasodilators (ntiroglycerine) past, will decrease exrcise performance unless you have angina! your skin naturally vasoldilates to dissipate body heat. Exercise immediatey opens the arteries of muscle involved.

In brief: No.

Exercise is the best vasodilator there is.
Actually, cutaneous vasodilators (ntiroglycerine) past, will decrease exrcise performance unless you have angina! your skin naturally vasoldilates to dissipate body heat. Exercise immediatey opens the arteries of muscle involved.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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