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Doctor insights on: What Does Cayenne Pepper Do To The Stomach

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Could cayenne pepper make acne worse?

Could cayenne pepper make acne worse?

Yes: It's actually promoted as a "pop" treatment on the internet. I suspect this is a prank. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. ...Read more

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Do 'cayenne pepper' is really helpful for heart deceased patient?

Do 'cayenne pepper' is really helpful for heart deceased patient?

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

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Assuming a supplement has 100mg of cayenne pepper @ 40,000 Scoville units, what would be the capsaicin content, in milligrams? Thanks!

Assuming a supplement has 100mg of cayenne pepper @ 40,000 Scoville units, what would be the capsaicin content, in milligrams? Thanks!

Add cayenne to diet: Much better to just add cayenne pepper to your cooking. Add some spice to your life! When you take it in capsule form you miss all of the zing. Better yet get a fresh habanéro at your local grocery and add some real zing (up to 750,000 SHU) to your diet. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Would cayenne pepper be good for weight loss?

Would cayenne pepper be good for weight loss?

Haven't used it but.: Making food spicy often changes your eating patterns. If you are up to it. Typically it's discussed with blood pressure and homeopathic remedies like pain. Continue to ask around. ...Read more

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Is it true that putting cayenne pepper on my lips daily cause them to become fuller?

Is it true that putting cayenne pepper on my lips daily cause them to become fuller?

Allergic : An allergy to cayenne pepper could cause swelling of lips. Allergic swelling of lips, tongue or throat requires emergency care. Any swelling of lips due to pepper would be temporary and due to inflammation. ...Read more

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What to do if i put dry cayenne pepper powder on food & accidently inhaled & choked on some of the dry powder while eating?

What to do if i put dry cayenne pepper powder on food & accidently inhaled & choked on some of the dry powder while eating?

Mgt: Inhalation of pepper may cause temporary broncho constriction .Some symptoms include cough, shortness of breath and wheezing. If this occurs, please consult your PCP. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Explanation : Many of herbal or natural components can help a bit with blood pressure, but not the way as medications. With real hypertension you must use medications. And supplement can help to keep lower dosage of them. ...Read more

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Can cayenne pepper on your face cure acne?

Can cayenne pepper on your face cure acne?

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

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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. ...Read more

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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/ ...Read more