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Treatment of NERD (Non-erosive Reflux Disease) with Red Chili Powder (Capsicum)

  title={Treatment of NERD (Non-erosive Reflux Disease) with Red Chili Powder (Capsicum)},
  author={S. Jutaghokiat and S. Gonlachanvit},
  • S. Jutaghokiat, S. Gonlachanvit
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Background: Capsaicin receptors are abundant in the esophagus of NERD (non-erosive reflux disease) patients. Heartburn may develop by acid stimulation of these receptors during gastroesophageal refluxes (GER) and may be improved by desensitization with capsaicin-containing chili. Objective: To determine the therapeutic effects of chronic chili ingestion on GER symptoms in NERD patients. Methods: Eight NERD patients with a positive 24 hr pH test were included. Patients were randomized to receive… CONTINUE READING


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