Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

dosage of cayenne pepper

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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herbal Myths: I know of no physician who would prescribe cayenne pepper as a treatment. So, i think this question may be beyond the scope of this medical app. I kn ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
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
1
1 thank
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 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
1
1 thank
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
4
4 thanks
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month