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Cayenne Pepper Diverticulosis
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 be, depending on overall sodium intake. There R `studies' support benefit in digestion & Cholesterol&Cancer of Capsicum (in cayenne pepper) by groups interested in natural substances. Not large mainline studies, they R to sell meds, pepper too cheap Read more
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 low dose that would be used in cooking as a spice is wise. With a slow increase you can to see how you personally respond. Read more
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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 will experience this change to their milk. This can sometimes cause refusal to eat, or GI upset in the infant. For other infants, it doesn't seem to matter. Read more
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I lupus and not on immune suppressant. Can I take a capsule form of cayenne pepper. Would it be good for me?
No: Cayenne pepper has no significant nutritional or health value and no benefit in lupus. Read more
What to do if I put dry cayenne pepper powder on food & accidently inhaled & choked on some of the dry powder while eating?
I have a question I need to know since someone told me to try this. Cayenne pepper and cinnamon does it help in lowering blood sugars?
Yes: Anything that can cause pain, anxiety and as a result increase adrenaline release can trigger an episode of svt. Some people are more prone to this than others and an individual can have a lot of variability in there own susceptibility. So you can have instances where you have the svt and have the same circumstances on another occaission fail to produce the same result. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cayenne: Both good herbs for addin heat but need to reduce intake and increase exercise as well. Read more
It is supposed to work as a detox diet to help eliminate toxins from your body. This is also used as weight loss diet
it does have side effects
body may be deprived of essentioal nutrients, this can cause nutrition deficiencies.
Once the diet is over the person may consume more food and may gain weight
it causes diarrhea in the beginning and end up as constipation
headache, fatigue, loss of lean mus. Read more
Not really: It is cayonne pepper, lemon juice, water and natural maple syrup that is used in the detox drink and there is no substitution. Read more
Cayenne peppers: Can cause skin to become irritated. Why have your applied it? Read more
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 know of no science or medical recommendation for this kind of treatment. I believe this is a myth and I am wary of taking this seriously. Read more