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Nitric Oxide: Lesser Known Heart Disease Risk

Summary: Low nitric oxide results in arterial dysfunction and increases your risk of heart disease.
Air Date: October 10, 2013
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Dr. Michael Smith, MD
Nitric Oxide: Lesser Known Heart Disease Risk
Now, it's true that cholesterol contributes to arterial plaque, but the mechanism by which it most damages the arterial wall is quite different than what drug companies promote.

When levels of cholesterol are too high, there is a corresponding reduction in the amount of nitric oxide available to the inside lining of the arteries – this can lead to catastrophic arterial failure.

Join Dr. Mike as he explains how you can lessen your risk.

Nitric Oxide – The lesser known heart disease risk factor


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