Episode 158

This Miracle Molecule will Supercharge Your Health

With Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Louis Ignarro

It was only a few decades ago that people started paying attention to nitric oxide. Named molecule of the year in 1992, it previously had been a pretty undervalued aspect of human health. Several years later, in 1998, three scientists were given a Nobel Prize for their discovery that nitric oxide is a key molecule in the cardiovascular system that helps keep blood vessels healthy and regulates blood pressure. We now know that nitric oxide can boost health in even more ways. 

 

On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, I talk to Dr. Louis Ignarro, a medical research scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his breakthrough discovery of Nitric Oxide (NO), and how it positively impacts health and longevity. His groundbreaking research on nitric oxide paved the way foramong other innovationsViagra. 

 

We talk about how important nitric oxide is to our overall health, and how it impacts our cardiovascular health, brain health, immune system, and nervous system. We discuss the problem with not having adequate levels of nitric oxide in the body, and how to naturally boost your production of it. We also talk about how nitric oxide is currently being used as an intervention in clinical trials to treat COVID-19.

 

For more on Dr. Ignarro, you can follow him on Instagram @dr.louisignarro, on Facebook @drignarro, on Twitter @drignarro, and through his website http://www.drignarro.com/.

 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Why nitric oxide is so fundamentally connected to our health
    (6:26)
  2. How the body creates nitric oxide
    (12:48)
  3. The problem with not having adequate levels of nitric oxide in the body
    (14:45)
  4. The impact of nitric oxide on the brain
    (16:32)
  5. Why breathing through your nose is so important to overall health
    (18:26)
  6. One of the first indicators you may be suffering from inadequate levels of nitric oxide
    (24:10)
  7. How Viagra was discovered
    (25:38)
  8. The impact of salt and sugar on nitric oxide production
    (30:53)
  9. Nitric oxide as a treatment for COVID-19
    (34:50)
  10. Why you shouldn’t use mouthwash  
    (40:54)
  11. Exercise and nitric oxide production
    (59:52)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Louis Ignarro

Dr. Louis Ignarro is a medical research scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his breakthrough discovery of Nitric Oxide (NO), and how it positively impacts health and longevity. His groundbreaking research on nitric oxide paved the way foramong other innovationsViagra. Nitric oxide is currently being utilized all over by hospitals and universities as possible treatment for COVID-19. He is an award-winning Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has his PhD in Pharmacology with over 35 years of experience teaching. 

 

 

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