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Can spicy food cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No, watch the salt

Many types of cuisine that are spicy are also very high in sodium. For most people, an occasional meal at an ethnic restaurant is not an issue.
However, a diet that is consistently high in sodium may be a contributing factor to high blood pressure.

In brief: No, watch the salt

Many types of cuisine that are spicy are also very high in sodium. For most people, an occasional meal at an ethnic restaurant is not an issue.
However, a diet that is consistently high in sodium may be a contributing factor to high blood pressure.
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
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Dr. Felecia Sumner
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

No, it can not. Best wishes.

In brief: No

No, it can not. Best wishes.
Dr. Felecia Sumner
Dr. Felecia Sumner
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Food and HTN

IF the spices are salty, then yes.

In brief: Food and HTN

IF the spices are salty, then yes.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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