VasQFlow

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A potent natural supplement to boost the levels of NITRIC OXIDE which...
  • Supports healthy blood flow
  • Supports healthy blood pressure
  • Promotes healthy sexual performance
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30 Day Supply | Size: 90 Capsules
30 Day Supply | Size: 90 Capsules

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  VasQFlow for a Nitric Oxide Boost to…

Support healthy blood flow

Nitric Oxide is a gas with the formula NO. It is a small, fat-soluble molecule that can easily diffuse across cell membranes...

Support healthy blood pressure

Contains nitrates to boost your body’s natural production of nitric oxide, widening your blood vessels for enhanced circulation.

Promote healthy sexual performance

A potent blend of natural ingredients stimulates blood flow to help every part of your body perform.

Why Nitric Oxide?

Because nitric oxide is the most effective way to get the benefits referred to above by dilating the blood vessels. This gives more space for the blood to flow through, just like water flows easier through a wider diameter pipe.

In 1992, the journal Science proclaimed nitric oxide (NO) "molecule of the year". Six years later, three scientists, Ferid Murad, Luis Ignarro and Robert Furchgott, shared a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide molecules in the body.

Although nitric oxide has largely flown under the radar for the last 20 years, it is now being widely recognised for its therapeutic benefits and the critical role that it plays in multiple areas of our health. To better understand how important that role is, look at the image below, the detail of which was compiled by the National Institute of Health.

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Pivotal Role

As you can see, nitric oxide plays a pivotal role in all aspects of our health.

Nitric oxide is produced in our endothelium, a thin membrane that lines the inside of our heart and blood vessels. 

As we age, the endothelium loses efficiency, and when we get past the age of 30, levels of nitric oxide drop rapidly. By the time we are 60, we only produce 1/5th of the nitric oxide we did when we were 20. Some people with a great diet and lots of exercise do a bit better.


Our Ability to Produce Nitric Oxide Declines With Age

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This data clearly shows that once we get over 30 years of age, the majority of us start sliding down the slope of reducing nitric oxide production, which can lead to the concerns that we mentioned earlier being…

  • Low energy
  • Old looking skin
  • Lack of performance in the bedroom (both men and women).
  • Brain ‘fog’
  • Lack of stamina
  • Cold hands or feet
  • Slow recovery after exercise

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3390088/

Why Is Nitric Oxide So Important?

Nitric oxide is a vasodilator. In a nutshell, this means it opens up the blood circulatory systems by relaxing and expanding the blood vessels and allowing the easier flow of blood throughout the body and organs. This has the automatic benefit of reducing the risk of blood clots, normalising blood pressure, improving immune response, better mental clarity and a host of other benefits that result from better blood flow and better delivery of oxygen to the cells.

Nitric oxide released by nitroglycerine tablets have been around for decades and are still the most effective treatment to relieve angina pain which occurs when the heart is not getting enough blood or for a heart attack. Viagra, which boosts nitric oxide, was discovered by mistake as it was being trialled for cardiovascular problems and the researchers found that the men in the trial had involuntary erections. So, nitric oxide has a wide variety of uses! 😊 


How Can We Raise Nitric Oxide in Our Bodies?

1. Nitric oxide is normally produced by the endothelial lining in our arteries...but, as shown in the table above, that ability diminishes rapidly with age and cannot be relied on.

2. Nitric oxide can be inhaled. The inhalation of nitric oxide gas has been shown to kill virtually all viruses and keep the airways open due to the vasodilator properties of nitric oxide. It is also used to treat premature babies with respiratory failure.

3. From food. Some foods, such as beetroot, contain natural nitrates, which convert to nitric oxide, but you cannot get enough from food alone as you age.  For example, you would have to eat 10 – 25 beetroot a day…not practical.  A special form of red spinach is much higher, but in its raw form you would need to eat around 100 grams a day…also not practical.

4. From Supplements. Some bodybuilders take copious amounts of L-Arginine, L-Citrulline and beetroot powders which can give an immediate burst of nitric oxide but are not a sustainable solution. In addition to giving an immediate boost, the endothelium needs to be supported to help it contribute to the ongoing production of nitric oxide. This requires a much more scientific approach.

Our Scientists Set Out to Solve the Problem by Researching the Best Possible Formula to Enable us to Produce the Best Possible Supplement!

We knew that there were natural ingredients with good clinical data showing their efficacy in reducing blood pressure and surmised that those benefits were likely to be due to nitric oxide. So, that was the starting point: Identify those ingredients with strong clinical data supporting their efficacy in lowering blood pressure and then examine the mechanism of action to see if their efficacy was due to nitric oxide production.

We identified three key natural ingredients with excellent clinical data supporting their efficacy for normalising blood pressure. We then examined their mechanism of action and found that the positive blood pressure properties were primarily due to being excellent at raising nitric oxide levels. They are:


Quercetin

A natural flavonoid-rich in polyphenols. It is becoming popular as a natural ingredient for supporting immune function…but it also has excellent data supporting its efficacy in improving the function of the endothelial, which in turn helps the production of nitric oxide.

Black Garlic Extract

(Note: this is quite different and more effective than normal garlic). We included this not only for its ability to activate nitric oxide synthase but also has the ability to inhibit Angiotensin ll, which is a molecule that causes vasoconstriction, which is tightening of the blood vessels.

Grape Seed Extract

This full-spectrum grape seed extract from New Zealand is very high in polyphenols and especially proanthocyanins. It also promotes nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) which is responsible for nitric oxide production.


We included all three of these ingredients in the new formula VasQFlow at levels included in the clinical studies for maximum efficacy.

During our research to examine the nutrients with the highest level of nitrates, we found a specific form of baby red spinach that contains as much as 20 – 50 times more nitrates than beetroot. So, we included this ingredient as well. We had to use 20 tonnes of fresh red spinach to make 200kgs of the extract. We have 1,000mgs of this extract in each daily dose. This is equivalent to about 100 grams of fresh red spinach a day which alone would cost between $90 - $180 a month if you could find it in your supermarket. It is difficult to find. We took months of checking sources of red spinach and testing for nitrate content. Most did not meet specifications after testing but we finally found a source of natural red spinach which gave us a yield of not less than 9% nitrates. The first batch we approved tested at 16% nitrates. Refer to the blog listed below for more info.

An advantage of using an extract instead of fresh red spinach is that the process of extraction removes the oxalate present in spinach and which can cause kidney stones.

Co-Factors

In many supplements, it is desirable to add some co-factors to enhance the efficacy of the key ingredients. VasQFlow is no exception. For example, to get the best out of garlic, you need to have Vitamin B12. The bio-availability of nitric oxide is influenced by serum homocysteine levels, so we need extra folate…and so on. These are the additional seven co-factors that we added.

Additional Immune Benefit

Although the prime objective with this product is to raise the nitric oxide levels in the body to receive all the benefits listed in the chart above, including immunity, we saw an opportunity to boost immunity even further, which would be welcome in the current environment.

Quercetin provided that opportunity as it is also an “ionophore” for zinc. An ionophore enables certain molecules to move through cell membranes into the cell. Zinc is well established as an effective molecule to prevent the replication of viruses within the cell, and quercetin helps get it to where it needs to be. So, we added zinc citrate as another co-factor to facilitate that.

Carrier and channel ionophore

 

(a) Carrier ionophores reversibly bind ions and carry them through cell membranes

(b) Channel ionophores create channels within cell membranes to facilitate the transport of ions.



Summary

VasQFlow is a product that has multiple benefits. It is compatible with all other Xtend-Life products, particularly with CX8. If you are serious about doing everything possible to support your cardiovascular system, this product is a very sensible addition to your current regimen.


Caution

Do not take this product at the same time as Viagra or similar medication due to the potential for a sudden reduction in blood pressure. If you are using Viagra or similar, consult with your doctor for a suitable gap between this product and the medication.

Learn More About How to Maintain a Healthy Blood Pressure

Follow the links below for more information about high blood pressure, why it occurs, how it affects you, and tips on managing it.

The Many Health Benefits of Nitric Oxide

Nitric Oxide is a gas with the formula NO. It is a small fat-soluble molecule that can easily diffuse across cell membranes...


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A Natural Approach to Boosting Nitric Oxide

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Zinc, Quercetin and What the Heck is an Ionophore

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Background on the development of VasQFlow

Can you boost your levels?

Ivor Cummins and Warren Matthews - Founder of Xtend-Life - discuss the rationale of nitric oxide, vasodilation, blood pressure reduction, and many other all-important aspects for blood pressure!

Ivor Cummins is part of the Xtend-Life research and development team. He continues his research on the root causes of modern chronic disease.

References

Endothelium-derived relaxing factor produced and released from artery and vein is nitric oxide. L J Ignarro, G M Buga, K S Wood, R E Byrns, G Chaudhuri. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1987 Dec;84(24):9265-9.

Arginase Reciprocally Regulates Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity and Contributes to Endothelial Dysfunction in Aging Blood Vessels. Dan E. Berkowitz, Ron White, Dechun Li, Khalid M. Minhas, Amy Cernetich, Soonyul Kim, Sean Burke, Artin A. Shoukas, Daniel Nyhan, Hunter C. Champion, Joshua M. Hare. Circulation. 2003;108:2000–2006.

Age-related reduction of NO availability and oxidative stress in humans. S Taddei, A Virdis, L Ghiadoni, G Salvetti, G Bernini, A Magagna, A Salvetti. Hypertension. 2001 Aug;38(2):274-9.

Effects of age on endothelium-dependent vasodilation of resistance coronary artery by acetylcholine in humans. K Egashira, T Inou, Y Hirooka, H Kai, M Sugimachi, S Suzuki, T Kuga, Y Urabe, A Takeshita. Circulation. 1993 Jul;88(1):77-81.

Red Spinach Extract Increases Ventilatory Threshold during Graded Exercise Testing. Angelique N. Moore, Cody T. Haun, Wesley C. Kephart, Angelia M. Holland, Christopher B. Mobley, David D. Pascoe, Michael D. Roberts, and Jeffrey S. Martin. Sports 2017, 5, 80.

Nitric oxide and geriatrics: Implications in diagnostics and treatment of the elderly. Ashley C Torregrossa, Mayank Aranke, and Nathan S Bryan. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2011 Dec; 8(4): 230–242.

Reversal of age-related vascular dysfunction through dietary nitrate supplementation. C. Rammos U.B. Hendgen-Cotta, M. Totzeck, A. Bernard, J. Sobierajski, P. Stock, A. Goedecke, M. Kelm, T. Rassaf. European Heart Journal, Volume 34, Issue suppl_1, 1 August 2013, P609.

Impact of dietary nitrate on age-related diastolic dysfunction. Christos Rammos, Ulrike B Hendgen-Cotta, Matthias Totzeck, Julia Pohl, Peter Lüdike, Ulrich Flögel, René Deenen, Karl Köhrer, Brent A French, Axel Gödecke, Malte Kelm, Tienush Rassaf. Eur J Heart Fail. 2016 Jun;18(6):599-610.

You’re Only as Old as Your Arteries: Translational Strategies for Preserving Vascular Endothelial Function with Aging. Douglas R. Seals, Rachelle E. Kaplon, Rachel A. Gioscia-Ryan, and Thomas J. LaRocca. PHYSIOLOGY 29: 250 –264, 2014; doi:10.1152/physiol.00059.2013

Effects of Quercetin on Blood Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Maria-Corina Serban, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Alberto Zanchetti, Dimitri P Mikhailidis, George Howard, Diana Antal, Florina Andrica, Ali Ahmed, Wilbert S Aronow, Paul Muntner, Gregory Y H Lip, Ian Graham, Nathan Wong, Jacek Rysz, Maciej Banach. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 12;5(7):e002713.

The dietary flavonoid quercetin modulates endothelial nitric oxide: superoxide imbalance via expression changes in p47phox under hypertensive conditions in vitro. Jones H, Gordon A, Magwenzi S, et al. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016 Apr;60(4):787-97.

The impact of grape seed extract treatment on blood pressure changes: A meta-analysis of 16 randomized controlled trials. Haili Zhang, Shuang Liu, Lan Li, Shisong Liu, Shuqi Liu, Jia Mi, Geng Tian. Sports (Basel). 2017 Oct 16;5(4):80.

Red Spinach Extract Increases Ventilatory Threshold during Graded Exercise Testing. Angelique N Moore, Cody T Haun, Wesley C Kephart, Angelia M Holland, Christopher B Mobley, David D Pascoe, Michael D Roberts, Jeffrey S Martin. Sports (Basel) 2017 Oct 16;5(4):80.

Susan Arentza, Jennifer Huntera, Guoyan Yanga, Joshua Goldenbergb, Jennifer Beardsleya, Stephen P. Myersa, Dominik Mertzd, Stephen Leedere. Zinc for the prevention and treatment of SARS-CoV-2 and other acute viral respiratory infections: a rapid review. Advances in Integrative Medicine 7 (2020) 252-260.

Husam Dabbagh-Bazarbachi, Gael Clergeaud, Isabel M Quesada, Mayreli Ortiz, Ciara K O'Sullivan, Juan B Fern-Larrea. Zinc ionophore activity of quercetin and epigallocatechin-gallate: from Hepa 1-6 cells to a liposome model. J Agric Food Chem. 2014 Aug 13;62(32):8085-93.

Servings per bottle: 30
Daily serving: 3 capsules per day. 

Take 3 capsules per day with food or as prescribed by your health professional. 

Combines well with our Total Balance and CX8 - Cardio Support products.

Do not take this product at the same time as Viagra or similar medication due to the potential for a sudden reduction in blood pressure. If you are using Viagra or similar, consult with your doctor for a suitable gap between this product and the medication.

If you are pregnant, lactating or taking any medications, please consult your health practitioner before starting new supplements.

If you have any questions, please contact us at customer.service@xtend-life.com

Supplement Facts

Serving size: 3 Capsules
Servings per container: 30
 
Amount Per Serving   % DV*
Calories 5  
Total Carbohydrate >1 g 1%*
Vitamin C
(as Calcium Ascorbate)
45 mg 50%
Vitamin D
(as Cholecalciferol)
(400 IU)
10 mcg 50%
Riboflavin
(as Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
0.65 mg 50%
Folate
(as Calcium L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate)
150 mcg 37%
Vitamin B12
(as Cobamamide)
1.2 mcg 50%
Zinc
(as Zinc Citrate)
4.5 mg 41%
Potassium 160 mg 3%
Red Spinach Extract 1 g **
Quercetin
(from Japanese Sophora Flower)
500 mg **
Grape Seed Extract
(Oxifend®)
300 mg **
Black Garlic Extract 120 mg **
 

Other ingredients: Capsule (Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose, Water).

If you are pregnant, lactating or taking any medications, please consult your health practitioner before starting new supplements.

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What are the benefits of VasQFlow?

VasQFlow is designed to boost your levels of nitric oxide to help support healthy blood flow and blood pressure and promote healthy sexual performance.

How long does it take for VasQFlow? to work?

Research shows that blood pressure will start to decline after 1 month of taking the product. Maximum benefit will be evident after taking the product for 8-12 weeks. Individual results will vary depending on lifestyle factors and genetics. 

Can I take my medication while taking VasQFlow?

We recommend consulting your healthcare practitioner before starting VasQFlow. There are some concerns that some of the ingredients in VasQFlow might interact with some medications including blood pressure and blood-thinning medications, erectile dysfunction medication, antibiotics and cyclosporine.

Are there any side effects?

As with all supplements, there is a small chance you may experience mild side effects such as headaches or digestive upset. If you are concerned, please consult your healthcare provider.

What time of day should I take VasQFlow?

For best results, take VasQFlow in the morning. In most people, blood pressure follows a daily pattern. It starts to increase a few hours before we wake up and usually peaks around midday. Blood pressure is usually lowest at night. 

Should I take VasQFlow with or without food?

Take 3 capsules per day with food or as prescribed by your health professional.

Can I take more than the recommended dose?

The dosages in VasQFlow are designed to be safe and effective. In some circumstances, an increased dose may be appropriate. Discuss with your health professional.

Can I take VasQFlow alongside Total Balance?

Yes, these two products are designed to be complimentary.

Can I take VasQFlow alongside CX8?

Yes, these two products are designed to be complimentary.

What's the difference between VasQFlow and CX8?

CX8 is designed to address general overall cardiovascular health and calcification.

VasQFlow is designed to help boost nitric oxide levels along with ingredients that are clinically proven to help maintain healthy blood pressure.

Can I take VasQFlow if I'm pregnant?

If you are pregnant, please consult your healthcare practitioner before starting VasQFlow.

Can I take VasQFlow if I'm breastfeeding?

If you're breastfeeding, please consult your healthcare practitioner before starting VasQFlow.

Can I give VasQFlow to children or pets?

There is not enough data to support the use of this product for children or pets.

Is VasQFlow suitable for vegans or vegetarians?

Yes, VasQFlow is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.

Does this product contain any allergens?

VasQFlow is free of allergens. It's gluten-free, soy-free and nut-free.

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RD
06/20/2022
Richard D.
United States United States

VasQFlow

It's impossible to know what is going on inside, but on the outside VasQFlow seems to be delivering on its promise of improved circulation and the benefits attributed to it. I have energy from start to finish during my 2 hour gym workouts. The same level is available for other activities as well. Four stars because nothing is perfect, but VasQFlow is really close.

SM
06/14/2022
Stephen M.
United States United States

VASQ FLOW

It was pretty good. Way better than others, with no side effects. I'll continue to use both products I have purchased.

JT
06/06/2022
Joel T.
United States United States

Vasq Flow

Vasq Flow seems to work well I am on blood thinner at this time plan to use Vasq was I am off thinner

PM
05/26/2022
Peter M.
United States United States

Vasq flow

So far so good! Keep up the good work

RG
05/22/2022
Roy G.
United States United States

VASQ Flow

As is typically the case with ingested supplements, one often doesn't notice an 'immediate' result. I have now taken two bottles of VASQ Flow. There have been no noticeable improvements in my physical responses. I can add, however, there are no negative results either. Not sure if I'll order a 3rd bottle.

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30 Day Supply | Size: 90 Capsules
30 Day Supply | Size: 90 Capsules

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