Bc1 bc2

Nitric Oxide, and erectile

The skin contains large quantities of nitrates and nitrites, which when stimulated by sun exposure are broken down to NO, thereby increasing NO quantity in the body’s circulation.[3] [4] It is well-known that high blood pressure also leads to erectile dysfunction (ED) by inhibiting the erectile arteries from relaxing to allow blood flow into the penis.[5] We may hypothesize from this information that sunlight exposure, by increasing NO quantities in the blood vessels and thereby enabling them to carry the blood necessary for an erection, could be a very important therapy for ED.

Viagra, Cialis and other such ED drugs act by keeping NO in circulation for a longer period. But they don’t work in about one-third of the cases. Sunlight may be a better choice!

So where do blueberries enter this equation? Blueberry consumption dramatically increases NO in the blood. In fact, in an eight-week experiment, blueberry powder (22 gm/day) increased serum levels of NO 60% when compared to a placebo.[6] Blueberries, of course are one of the world’s most healthful fruits, ranking at the top with tart cherries, pomegranates, and raspberries, probably due to their exceptionally high levels of antioxidants. These fruits also protect the skin, likely due to the antioxidant load they provide.

Women may also suffer from erectile dysfunction, so this is important information for both husbands and wives. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to participate daily in two of our favorite activities, eating blueberries and sunbathing, and as an added bonus bring new health to the body and new excitement to the love life? It doesn’t get any better than that!

[3] D Liu, BO Fernandez, NN Lang, JM Gallagher, DE Newby, M Feelisch and RB Weller. UVA lowers blood pressure and vasodilates the systemic arterial vasculature by mobilization of cutaneous nitric oxide stores. Photobiology Abstract # 1247 May 2013.

[6] Johnson SA, Figueroa A, Navaei N, Wong A, Kalfon R, Ormsbee LT, Feresin RG, Elam ML, Hooshmand S, Payton ME, Arjmandi BH. Daily Blueberry Consumption Improves Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness in Postmenopausal Women with Pre- and Stage 1-Hypertension: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

Read electro-mechanical engineering blog
You might also like
What Is Nitric Oxide
What Is Nitric Oxide
Benefits of Increasing Nitric Oxide in the body Dr Ignarro
Benefits of Increasing Nitric Oxide in the body Dr Ignarro
Erectile dysfunction and L- arginine
Erectile dysfunction and L- arginine
Vitacore L-Arginine Complete 5000mg of L-Arginine & 1000mg of L-Citrulline, The Nitric Oxide Cardio Health Supplement for Men and Women
Health and Beauty (Vitacore)
  • May help lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure
  • Increases oxygem and circulation
  • May help diabetes with increased blood flow and neuropathy
Dr Ignarro Nitric Oxide Liquid Arginine, Reverse Heart
Dr Ignarro Nitric Oxide Liquid Arginine, Reverse Heart ...
Salvador Moncada 19 Nitric oxide, erectile dysfunct
Salvador Moncada 19 Nitric oxide, erectile dysfunct
Nitric Oxide and Erectile Dysfunction - Dr. Elizabeth Owings
Nitric Oxide and Erectile Dysfunction - Dr. Elizabeth Owings
Male Health, Testosterone Support, Sexual Health & Performance Supplement by LES Labs (60 Vegetarian Capsules with Tongkat Ali LJ100 & Ginseng Panax) • Natural Formula • 100% Money Back Guarantee
Health and Beauty (LES Labs)
  • SUPPORTS TESTOSTERONE PRODUCTION. Powerful herbal extracts and amino acids (including patented Tongkat Ali LJ100 extract) support testosterone production and healthy...
  • PROMOTES SEXUAL HEALTH & VIRILITY. L-Arginine and nettle root and maca root extracts promote sexual health, libido, and sperm production.
  • MAINTAINS ENERGY LEVELS & PERFORMANCE. Natural formula designed to assist in maintaining healthy energy levels, performance, and endurance.
  • NATURAL FORMULA DESIGNED FOR HEALTHY ADULT MEN. Specifically formulated to help balance hormone levels and promote overall well-being in healthy adult men.
  • 1 CAPSULE DAILY. 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE. Try Male Health and see how it works for you. All LES Labs supplements include a 60-day money-back guarantee.
Related Posts