Effect of red pepper and black pepper in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Last Updated on February 16, 2023 by Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition in which the digestive system is in trouble and cannot function properly. The patient’s life is disturbing and his symptoms keep changing which is basically a big problem.

Therefore, the patient wants to adjust himself according to his/her symptoms, and only by adjusting his/her diet and lifestyle can he lead a normal life.
If he/she does not do this, it will be very difficult for him to lead a normal life.

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The most important thing an IBS patient has to do is adjust their diet according to IBS. This is because the use of food shows its benefits as well as its disadvantages in the form of symptoms of IBS.
The following is an excerpt from the use of black pepper and red pepper on IBS.

The use of red pepper in IBS and its effects

One of the major symptoms of IBS is the onset of abdominal pain, which is a painful process. And one of the reasons for the onset of this pain is the high consumption of red pepper which is widely used in some parts of the world.

In areas where the use of red pepper is high, the ratio of IBS is also high. People have been using red pepper for centuries and are doing so but it has a bad effect on the digestive system of persons that bear IBS.

People who use high amounts of red pepper, most of them suffer from digestive problems with IBS and fast food has been important in recent years and red pepper makes food spicy and its use increases the rate of IBS.

And people describe a lot of symptoms, especially pain in the digestive system.
If you experience symptoms that increase IBS, you should reconsider using red pepper. If it is not suitable for you, reduce it or skip it. [1]Effect of Red Pepper on Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Preliminary Study | SpringerLink

Efficacy of black pepper in IBS

Everyone knows about the benefits of black pepper. It contains a lot of antioxidants which help in neutralizing the impurities in the body.
Similarly, pepper helps in improving the digestive system.

Patients who are suffering from chronic IBS are unable to lead a normal life and are anxious about their diet, so they should use black pepper in their diet. And try to replace red pepper with black pepper.
This will help them significantly reduce their IBS symptoms.

Written By:

  • Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Reviewed By:

  • Dr. Muhammad Khan Malik
  • Syeda Noor-ul-Ain Naqvi

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