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Doctor insights on: How Much Cayenne Pepper Should One Take

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What dosages do you take of cayenne pepper capsules to lose weight?

What dosages do you take of cayenne pepper capsules to lose weight?

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.

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Best dose of cayenne pepper for cleaning arteries and ways to take it.

Best dose of cayenne pepper for cleaning arteries and ways to take it.

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.

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Any holistic folks out there have an opinion concerning cayenne pepper supplementation? Bad idea if one has GERD I am assuming?

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.

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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?

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.

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Can cayenne pepper trigger ast/alt. And trigger svt. Is it safe to take for anxiety?

Can cayenne pepper trigger ast/alt. And trigger svt. Is it safe to take for anxiety?

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.

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Doctor, I'm a DVT patient still taking warfarin, can I take cayenne pepper spice? Am told it is good for blood circulation.

Doctor, I'm a DVT patient still taking warfarin, can I take cayenne pepper spice? Am told it is good for blood circulation.

Caution: This herb capsicum (cayenne) may have the potential to prolong clotting time, so people taking warfarin should exercise caution before eating quantities of chili peppers. Cayenne also inhibits liver enzymes (cyp1a2) and thus slows the metabolism of warfarin. The combined effect could lead to an increased risk of bleeding.

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I think I smelled to much cayenne pepper, now I'm feeling nauseas and I'll, what do you think I shold do?

I think I smelled to 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/

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Is cayenne pepper good for you?

Is cayenne pepper good for you?

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

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Is cayenne pepper good while breastfeeding?

Is cayenne pepper good while breastfeeding?

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.

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Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

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.

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What are the health benefits of cayenne pepper?

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.

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Hello, how many grams of cayenne pepper a day to boost the metabolism?

Hello, how many grams of cayenne pepper a day to boost the metabolism?

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.