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cayenne pepper benefits for a breastfeeding mom

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Not so good?: Cayenne pepper and other spicy foods like chili pepper and hot sauce change the flavor of breast milk in some mothers, although not all nursing moms w ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Cayenne&breastfeed: The breastmilk will have some of the chili taste so I do not recommend that. There will be plenty more time for you to enjoy the cayenne after u stop ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: Wikipedia has a number of possibilities and other sites as well. There is an entire book devoted to health benefits. The caution to start with a very ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: None at all.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Benefits for many: Cayenne pepper has many health benefits and many people have found it actually helps their gerd! it is considered esp. Good for the heart, can improve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Food Myths: Yes. Of course. There would be no health concerns for this food.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Cayenne pepper, no: U have HX of Hyperthyroidism, imply hypertension ? Problem here is cayenne preparations have large amt of sodium. Thus pepper not bad, xtra sodium can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Cayenne pepper creates an inflammatory response in the throat and sinuses that helps direct the body to shunt more blood to those areas to more quickl ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: There is no established association between cayenne pepper and fertility; that's folklore.
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't stress: Since this was over 23 hours ago I imagine any reaction has passed by now. Sorry no one answered sooner but there may not have been much to do except ... Read More

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