What is Vasodilation?

Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels. It results from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, in particular in the large veins, large arteries, and smaller arterioles.

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i have been diagnosed with tenosynovitis in both hands : could it be due to high intake of Nitric Oxide OR L-Arginine ? age = 54; Height = 174...

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Thanks for your query.

Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of tendons of the hands.It is not related to taking of nitric oxide or L-arginine...

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I had an open heart by pass surgery an year ago.Yesterday night I had fish . Soon after eating eat I developed rashes all over the body that...

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You can safely take Avil or other antihistamines. Previous heart surgery or cardiac issues are not a contraindication for Avil.

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Following a flight recently, I have developed pain in the ear because of pressure during the descent. I used Q-tips and ear drops to try and...

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Your symptoms of vertigo and ringing in the ears are suggestive of a damage to the middle ear. It can be due...

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