Hot Sauce Labels

Hot Sauce Labels (Photo credit: Atelier Teee)

Dr. Greger says capsaicin in hot sauce putting it in your nose feels hot and hurts but after several days it had no effect on the person. They found that a nerve has something called substance P which allows pain to be transmitted. Hot sauce exhausts the nerves of substance P so no pain was felt. Cluster headaches can actually be decreased by hot sauce. The nerves in the nose as the same as what’s involved in cluster headaches. 80% of the people in the test responded well and had decreased headache pain.