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2. Offer Pain Relief

There’s scientific evidence that the capsaicin in hot and spicy foods can help reduce pain caused by inflammation, thanks to its natural anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, the capsaicin is known to block pain signals from traveling to the brain. This temporarily provides respite from various types of pain. Many patches and creams available over the counter contain capsaicin.

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