There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about the role of the oral microbiome in heart health. Recent studies have indicated that oral bacteria are essential for nitric oxide production. What does this mean? How is this related to heart health?
In this episode, we dive deep into the roles nitric oxide (NO) play in cardiovascular and oral health. We go over the basic of NO biology, the role of the oral microbiome in NO production, and how the disruption of this relationship can impact our health.