Capsaicin Treatment and What it Can do For You
High-concentration topical capsaicin has been used to treat a range of nerve related disorders such as postherpetic neuralgia, HIV-neuropathy, and painful diabetic neuropathy. In many lab experiments and real world case studies, it has been how that capsaicin treatment can offer high levels of pain relief even with a lower concentration of capsaicin being required for the relief. Capsaicin is an active component of chili peppers, and it is the element that gives spicy peppers their heat. It is an irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tissue with which it comes into contact. When used for joint and nerve pain it can help reduce inflammation by killing the toxins that are causing the inflammation and swelling in the first place. To learn more and to see if capsaicin treatment is right for you, contact us today!