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Are Spicy Food Bad For Eyes
Not reallhy: Spicy foods can trigger rosacea affecting the eyes. They have been reported to cause bags under eyes, but this is not been proven scientifically. So they do not hurt the eyes directly. Spice saffron although not spicy has been shown in studies to improve macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. ...Read more
Inflammation : Not necessarily. Citrus is in the top ten for food sensitivities, but some people do just fine with oranges. How do you feel after eating oranges? Take note of how you feel or get a food sensitivity test, typically a serum IgG test. ...Read more
My husband has seasonal allergies and they are really bad. What vitamins or foods would be food for him?
Harmless: The reasons your eyes may tear when eating spicy foods is that the seventh cranial nerve which is important in the regulation of reflex tear function, also sends nerve endings to the tongue for taste sensation. Capsaicin is a potent irritant contained in spicy foods such as jalapeno peppers. When capsaicin binds to the seventh cranial nerve endings within the tongue, impulses sent along the seventh nerve for the purposes of taste sensation will also stimulate those seventh nerve endings responsible for reflex tearing as well as sweating. In any case, this is not dangerous, but simply a collateral reaction based on the sharing of the nerve pathway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are warhead sour candies really bad for u? It's a candy Ik but are they worse than any other candy since so sour? What risk comes with eating them?
I constantly get stomach cramps and diarrheoa things which trigger this are fresh cream (very bad), onions, chocolate, eggs and any greasy foods. ?
Sweat under eyes/on cheeks whenever I eat any sour, acidic or tangy foods. What could cause this phenomenon?No other symptoms. Resolves when done food
I'm having food allergies or sensitivity as an adult but blood work shows no food allergies. I get congestion, palpitations after eating certain foods?
Consult Allergist: UR Specialist need to diagnose and treat the condition. ...Read more
I get heartburn from Italian food and chocolate, which are two of my favorite foods. Is there anyway I can prevent heartburn so I can eat these foods?
Can we eat spicy and oil food while suffering from tounsil?BECAUSE MY DOCTOR SUGGESTED ME THERE IS NO HARM IN EATING SPICY AND OILY FOODS.But i doubt.
No harm: The foods you mentioned will not do you or your tonsils any harm. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more
What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?
Dyspepsia: You are correct in thinking that oily foods can cause indigestion by delaying stomach emptying. Other causes include raw harsh roughage like raw peppers,etc. Gassy things,lactose intolerance,gluten intolerance,drinking too much liquid with meals,sugar substitutes,gum chewing, can also cause distension and dyspepsia. Reflux from gerd or hiatal hernia cause indigestion. ...Read more
What foods or drinks are better when you have an inflammed throat from a virus, cold or hot foods? List some foods for healing too.
Options: Gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Room temp to warm can be pleasant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Water: Oily fish are both good to consume for skin amongst many others.... ...Read more
Usually not: The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency usually from chronic blood loss (heavy menstrual periods in women or unsuspected bleeding from the stomach or colon). Iron deficiency seems to induce a craving in the diet for something that resembles metallic qualities of iron (hardness, taste or color) - ice cubes or chips, hard candy, or even inedible things like dirt. This is called pica. ...Read more
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