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    Intense Tingling
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    An_227370 posted:
    When i workout i get a very intense tingling/itchy sensation all over my body and i dont what it is? i do take NO Extreme, ( a nitric oxide supplement) could that be the cause? or What?
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    David Berkoff, MD responded:
    Well this can be a result of a number of things. Commonly when we exercise we dilate our peripheral capillary beds shunting blood towards the skin to assist with cooling. This capilarry dilitation can lead to an itching sensation. NO may have some vasodilitory properties and thus be enhancing these feelings.

    More ominous is exervise related anaphylaxis in which with high intensity exercise your body can have a reaction similar to any other allergic reaction. This is not very common but if you experience other symptoms beyond just itching I would seek the advice of a local sports doc.

    Godd luck.


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