Lots of people deal with occasional aches and pains from time to time, but If you’re dealing with chronic pain of any kind you know there are some days it just feels unbearable. Many people combat the pain by turning to prescription drugs. In the case of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy, or PDN, it’s estimated more than 95-percent of people turn to some type of medication.
If you’re thinking about spicing up your next meal with hot peppers, you could be in for more than just some extra flavor on the hot scale. Sure, a little cayenne pepper tastes great, but it’s also good for you. In fact, there are 10 healthy reasons why you may want to consider putting cayenne pepper in your diet.
Sure, a good diet and plenty of exercise can lead to a healthier lifestyle, but it turns out the true key to longevity may actually be hidden inside a tiny chili pepper. To understand how it works, we have to dial it down a notch. Let’s start with capsaicin. That’s the part of the pepper that makes hot chilis taste so very hot. When you eat a hot pepper, a receptor protein called TRPV1 is activated. It senses the heat and our blood vessels begin to relax. Capsaicin is already known to help with minor aches and pains, but that...