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Nitric Oxide and Your Body

Since the awarding of the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1998 for research on nitric oxide, the study of the effects of this valuable gas on the human body have been numerous.

Protecting Your Heart

Perhaps the most powerful effects of nitric oxide on the body occur in the cardiovascular system. Nitric oxide has been shown to affect numerous aspects of the system, including blood flow, blood pressure, and vasodilation. In fact, nitric oxide is the strongest vasodilator in the coronary arteries. Low levels of nitric oxide are in the etiology of numerous cardiovascular diseases.

Vascular dementia patients have been shown to experience improved brain function when given doses of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide has also been shown to reverse ischemia in cardiac disease as well as kidney disease. Other cardiovascular issues—or issues in other systems that have a root cause in cardiovascular disease—nitric oxide may be used to improve the bad effects of high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Nitric Oxide in Other Bodily Arenas

Nitric oxide is an important player in nearly every system of our bodies. Nitric oxide can improve sexual function in men having trouble achieving erections, as it is essential in the dilation of blood vessels that cause erections in both men and women. PD5 inhibitors (such as a certain blue pill) cannot function without a sufficient level of nitric oxide in the blood stream. Some 50% of men who are prescribed PD5 inhibitors report no change in their symptoms due to the lack of enough nitric oxide to provide a substrate for the PD5 inhibitor. Nitric oxide offers men who cannot achieve an erection by taking PD5 inhibitors alone an increased chance at satisfaction.

Our immune system also plays a key role for nitric oxide. Upon detection of an infection, inducible nitric oxide synthase triggers the release of over ten thousand times the normal level of nitric oxide in that area. This overabundance of chemical then binds to certain centers in the pathogenic cells and shuts down their cellular respiration. Nitric oxide directly combats bacteria, viruses, fungi, and even parasites in this way.

Nitric oxide affects our bodies’ mitochondrial cells, too. Under the effects of nitric oxide, mitochondria use oxygen more efficiently, and the body increases their production levels. This increases our bodies’ anaerobic threshold (the level of exercise at which lactic acid builds up faster than it can be cleared), and is one of the major reasons that nitric oxide has recently been touted as a sports performance enhancer.

Numerous other effects of nitric oxide have been theorized. Some of these include: an increase in gastric motility, improved senses (smell in particular), improved memory, regulated behavior, increased quality of sleep, and the ability to fight certain forms of cancer.

Fighting Aging

In fact, nitric oxide affects enough various parts of the body that it noticeably reduces the effects of aging. The effects of aging on all of the body’s blood vessels can be reduced by the correct balance of nitric oxide levels.

It is believed that a person’s nitric oxide level lowers by 10-12% for each decade of life. This is a major factor in the slower recovery time for the elderly from all injury and disease. nitric oxide is an important signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system, and one of its functions is to signal stem cells to repair diseased or damaged tissues. Thus, pairing the effects of nitric oxide with stem cell therapy can ensure the stem cells function as intended.

Nitric oxide has been shown to have neuroprotective effects against some mental diseases—most notably Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.

Take Advantage Of Nitric Oxide

One excellent product that can increase your nitric oxide is Neo40 Professional. Neo40 Professional is the most recent product of the team at Neogenis Labs, a leader in modern nitric oxide research.  With seven patents and six clinical studies already completed (and more being conducted now) Neo40 Professional is a trustworthy, effective product for medical nitric oxide needs.

If you would like to find out more about the Neo40 Professional product or nitric oxide, contact Dr. Ferdinand Cabrera at (954) 561-3175.