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2. Acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is another artery-relaxer that plays a role in increasing blood flow throughout the body. Although not as potent of a vasodilator as nitric oxide, it nevertheless plays a role. One study found that when salt whacked nitric oxide levels, it also took acetylcholine with it. 
NOTE: Acetylcholine is known as the "memory neurotransmitter." Anything that hammers acetylcholine is likely to be hard on mental performance. This may be why several studies link salt to decreased cognitive function. 
3. Inflammation and Hardening of the Arteries. I covered this in my link on Deadly Salt: salt boosts both arterial inflammation and arterial stiffness. Neither of these are going to help you in the bedroom and will, over time, lead to loss of erectile strength. Think of this way: inflammation leads to damge on the delicate inside of the arteries where nitric oxide is produced. And hardening of arteries damages the entire artery!
>ONE FINAL NOTE: watch out when you eat out. One of the quick and dirty ways to make any food taste better is to add a lot of salt and most restaurants do it without conscience. In fact, this is absolutely necessary to keep a salt-addicted public happy and paying customers returning to the tables. If you eat out, you'll almost for sure end up with too much salt in your diet and that could set you up for long term erectile dysfunction.
1) Am J Hypertens, 2001 Feb, 14(2):155-63, "Effect of salt loading on nitric oxide synthase expression in normotensive rats"
2) American J of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, Published online before print March 2002, "High-salt diet depresses acetylcholine reactivity proximal to NOS activation in cerebral arteries"
3) Neuroscience, 2001, 103(2):351-63, "Dahl salt-sensitive and salt-resistant rats: examination of learning and memory performance, blood pressure, and the expression of central nicotinic acetylcholine receptors"
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