Nitric Oxide – A Molecule That Diminishes As We Age

Roughly 30 years ago scientists discovered that humans an animals produce nitric oxide, over 150,000 papers have been published on this molecule and a nobel prize was awarded to the scientists who discovered its importance in heart health. Having a half-life of less than one second shows just how amazing this discovery was at the time. So what is so important about nitric oxide for our health? The following video explains its importance and how our oral microbiome plays a major role in its creation.

Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bis1gvjxmpQ

Further Reading
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6191927/
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcimb.2019.00039/full

 

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