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Cayenne Pepper Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea has two causes. It may be 'central' or 'obstructive'. Central apnea occurs as a disorder in the way the brain controls breathing. Obstructive sleep apnea is much more common and involves an anatomical blockage of the airway. Usually, the tongue blocks the airway, preventing the passage of air between the a sleep study is needed to diagnose particular ...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
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
Assuming a supplement has 100mg of cayenne pepper @ 40,000 Scoville units, what would be the capsaicin content, in milligrams? Thanks!
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
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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 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?
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
Any holistic folks out there have an opinion concerning cayenne pepper supplementation? Bad idea if one has GERD I am assuming?
Benefits for many: Cayenne pepper has many health benefits and many people have found it actually helps their gerd! It is considered esp. Good for the heart, can improve digestion, thins blood etc. However, it is in the nightshade family and some people actually feel worse from it as they can't metabolize the solanacea alkaloids. See http://bit. Ly/1ezcdod & http://bit. Ly/15gvxrl & http://bit. Ly/18lxarf. ...Read more
Is it okay to have a cayenne pepper for a person wid hypertension isn't it spicy and salty are not good for hypertension? Coz some say its good 4 heart
Food Myths: Yes. Of course. There would be no health concerns for this food. ...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
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 example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...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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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, avoiding soybean oil, minimizing refined and processed foods), enough exercise, quality sleep, etc. Weight loss is a complex issue, and there is no one magic bullet for it. ...Read more
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 their 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 more
This is the cessation of breathing for 10 seconds or more. Most apnea is obstructive being caused by collapse or obstruction of the airway leading to lack of air flow. However, it can be a central process, where the respiratory center of the brain fails to signal the respiratory respiratory system to initiate a breath. Lastly, some apnea is mixed central ...Read more