Dietary Nitrate and Muscle Power with Aging

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Healthy | healthy | aging
  • Age: Between 65 - 79 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
Inclusion:
  • Men and women age 65-79
  • In good health, as determined by a review of your medical history, physical examination, EKG, and routine blood and urine tests 
Exclusion:
  • Men and women <65 or >79 years of age
  • Unable to provide informed consent
  • Currently pregnant or lactating
  • Current smokers
  • Significant orthopedic limitations or other contraindications to strenuous exercise
  • Those taking phosphodiesterase inhibitors (e.g., Viagra, Levitra, or Cialis)
  • Those taking proton pump inhibitors, antacids, xanthine oxidase inhibitors, or on hormone replacement therapy
  • Those taking anti-coagulants (e.g., Coumadin) or on anti-platelet therapy
  • History of major metabolic disease (e.g., type I and type II diabetes, thyroid disorders), neuromuscular disease (e.g., cervical spondylotic radiculomyelopathy, lumbar spondylosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acquired demyelinating polyneuropathies), cardiovascular disease (e.g., > stage II hypertension, heart failure, myocardial infarction/ischemia, significant myocardial or pericardial diseases (e.g. amyloidosis, constriction), moderate or severe valvular disease, renal disease, liver disease, or anemia

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