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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

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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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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: No, there is no cure for the common cold.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For e ... Read More
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Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Another Fad: All these fad diets work in the short term, but the results are not lasting. Also, the stools you produce on the master cleanse diet leaves an unhapp ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: None at all.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: There is no amount of cayenne pepper that will make one lose weight if the basics are not first addressed... eating right (cutting out added sugar, av ... Read More
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.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Only in moderation: These are easy to add to your meals and snacks.It comes in whole form or as a dried spice.According to dr gupta too much of this pepper can cause diar ... Read More
A female asked:
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
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
I am not aware: Of any BP lowering ability for cayenne pepper.
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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