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1.Arginine
Arginine is an amino acid found in many foods, including dairy products, meat, poultry, and fish. It plays a role in several important mechanisms in the body, including cell division, wound healing, removal of ammonia from the body, immunity to illness, and the secretion of important hormones. The body also uses arginine to make nitric oxide (NO), ...
Score: 100%
 
2.Impotence
Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection. Impotence may occur for any of at least 15 possible causes, including diabetes, drug side effects, pituitary tumors, hardening of the arteries, hormonal imbalances, and psychological factors. A few of these conditions respond to specific treatment. For example, if a blood ...
Score: 89%
 
3.Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a severe, chronic inflammation of the bladder that's both disruptive and painful. Many more women than men suffer from the condition of the 700,000 people with IC, 90% are female. The symptoms of IC are notoriously variable and can differ from one person to another, or for one person from day to day. People with IC usu...
Score: 88%
 
4.Lysine
Lysine is an essential amino acid, one that you need to get from food. Some evidence suggests that supplemental lysine may be able to help prevent herpes infections (cold sores and genital herpes). Most people need about 1 g of lysine per day. The requirement may be greater for athletes and people recovering from major injuries, especially burns. T...
Score: 85%
 
5.Citrulline
Citrulline is a non-essential amino acid, meaning that the body can manufacture it from other nutrients. Within the body, citrulline is converted to the amino acid 21509 /tnp/pg000272 doc L-arginine . Arginine creates nitric oxide (NO), a chemical that dilates blood vessels. Some of the proposed uses of citrulline supplements are based on raising ...
Score: 85%
 
6.Unintended Weight Loss
Weighty loss may be caused by loss of hunger, health problems, or both. It is often due to cancer, depression, or dementia. Some health issues can also make it hard for the body to absorb vitamins and minerals from food. Treating the cause may improve weight. Food choices or supplements may help to increase weight as well. For some, medicine can...
Score: 85%
 
7.Pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy-induced Hypertension
Pregnant women occasionally experience an increase in blood pressure known as gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH). In a more severe condition called pre-eclampsia, a rise in blood pressure is accompanied by protein in the urine and sometimes by sudden weight gain, swelling in the face or hands, and other symptoms. When ...
Score: 84%
 
8.Intermittent Claudication
The arteries supplying the legs with blood may become seriously blocked in advanced stages of /tnp/pg000262 doc 21500 atherosclerosis (commonly, if somewhat incorrectly, known as hardening of the arteries). This can lead to severe, crampy pain when you walk more than a short distance because the muscles are starved for oxygen. This condition is ca...
Score: 84%
 
9.Yohimbe
The bark of the West African yohimbe tree is a traditional aphrodisiac and the source of yohimbine, a prescription drug for impotence. It appears to be modestly effective, but it also presents numerous safety risks. Yohimbe should not be used except under physician supervision. Like the drug yohimbine, the bark of the yohimbe tree is widely used t...
Score: 83%
 
10.Heart Attack
As an active muscle, the heart needs a continuous supply of oxygen. The coronary arteries have the job of carrying oxygen to the heart. These arteries have a difficult job to do because they undergo intense compression every time the heart beats. This job becomes even more difficult when the arteries are damaged by /tnp/pg000262 21500 doc atheroscl...
Score: 82%
 

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