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Cayenne Pepper And Hair Loss
40 y. O male. I put garlic and cayenne pepper on my scalp to stop balding but it burned my scalp with blisters. My hair fell out. Will hair grow back?
You sure learnt something.
Give it a few weeks and your hair might come back. If not see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Effects are minimal: Lemon water with cayenne pepper is very low in calories compared to sugar-sweetened drinks such as soda. So, if you're drinking it instead of calorie-rich drinks, it may contribute to weight loss. There is some evidence that cayenne pepper decreases appetite; however, the effects appear to be minimal. Additionally, cayenne pepper is palatable only in small amounts, limiting its benefits. ...Read more
I think I smelled too much cayenne pepper, now I'm feeling nauseas and I'll, what do you think I shold do?
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 ride out the reaction. Smelling cayenne is not a serious problem, in fact cayenne has many health benefits. If you had the homeopathic remedy Nux vomica 30c taking a few pellets may have helped. See https://draxe.com/cayenne-pepper-benefits/ ...Read more
Assuming a supplement has 100mg of cayenne pepper @ 40,000 Scoville units, what would be the capsaicin content, in milligrams? Thanks!
Not the key: These aren't the cause of your elevated AST/ALT, but I'm glad you're searching for it. If you take other "herbal remedies", one of them may be something to which you're allergic and/or something that's not what it's supposed to be. You'll want alcohol, med allergy, hep B & C, Wilson's, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis all ruled in or out. Your body may just want exercise. Stay proactive. ...Read more
No way : Would I put cayenne pepper anywhere near my eye! I've never heard of this particular home remedy and to me it sounds like a painful lesson waiting to happen. ...Read more
Cayenne pepper mixed with olive oil on the scalp for circulation. What do you think of this? It's quite popular.
Is Cayenne pepper supplement good or bad for ulcerative colitis? Is there any natural supplement that helps with colitis?
UC: There is no specific diet or dietary restriction in UC. If it bothers you then don't use it is a good rule of thumb. Some might think that cayenne pepper would be bad, but there is no evidence to support that. There is no natural supplement but medications generally work quite well. ...Read more
I have started drinking lemon juice with cayenne pepper and maple syrup to lose 20 pounds. Does this diet drink really work?
Heart disease bad in my family, looking for ways to keep arteries clean.Heard Cayenne pepper is good for that,True? any other ways, Tyvm
It is unlikely: that Cayenne pepper would have any meaningful affect on your coronary arteries otherwise we would routinely prescribe it to our heart patients (which we don't.) You can't do anything about your genes but you an not smoke, exercise regularly, maintain a low-normal body weight and treat diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia with appropriate medications if you have those disorders. ...Read more
I found a recipe named lemon detox. It ccontains cayenne pepper, honey 1 tea sp, garlic, lemon. I am diabetic. Can I take it 4 times a day. Tks?
What is your problem: Unless you tell us about your problem, we can not advise you. I have never heard of lemon detox. Go see a regular doctor and get away from any crazy recipes like this one. ...Read more
Why does black and white pepper and dehydrated canned onions cause me to have painful gas but I can eat Cayenne pepper or chili powder with no disc.
Don't know: I do not know the answer to that question but perhaps if you take "BEANO" before you eat it will help. ...Read more
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 diarrhea, skin rash and other harmful effect. A dash of cayonne pepper on your meals and snacks is fine as long as it is in moderation. There is no dose in grms which is safe.
You can take 30to120mgm capsule 2 to3 times a day. But talk with your doc before t. ...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
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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
Yes: The active ingredient Capsicum is used for various problems with digestion including upset stomach, intestinal gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, and cramps. It is also used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including poor circulation, excessive blood clotting, high cholesterol, and preventing heart disease. ...Read more
No: Acne is a serious chronic disease that can't be cured but remits eventually by itself. Pepper will probably not touch it and will probably hurt and make things worse. I often suspect these foolish internet claims are actually cruel pranks. Get some benzoyl peroxide and see your physician if this fails. Good luck. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Cayenne pepper is an irritant. If you have problems with the sphincter and the esophagus does not empty rapidly, the capsule may dissolve, releasing the pepper and causing irritation of the lower esophagus ...Read more
No to all: The high liver enzymes and supra ventricular tach, plus your feeling so overwhelmed by life that you feel a need to self medicate for anxiety, are three very worrisome health concerns. Let a competent physician be your guide in the difficult matters of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Best to avoid all supplements unless carefully researched metabolism and anticoagulant properties.
The herb capsicum (cayenne) may prolong clotting time, Cayenne also inhibits liver enzymes (CYP1A2) and thus could slow the metabolism of warfarin.
Coumarins in the herb chamomile might increase Coumadin's effect. A woman had internal bleeding post chamomile tea regularly +coumadin CMAJ Apr 15, 06 ...Read 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 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