The Effects of Capsaicin, Heat and Acidity on Airway Epithelial Function

Last updated 30th Aug 2017
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A pinboard by Jesse Xu

PhD Candidate, University of Sydney / Woolcock Institute of Medical Research


Understanding that airway epithelium are subject to traumas that may trigger inflammatory cascades

When you eat chili, or inhale capsicum spray; if you suffer from Gastroespohageal reflux disorder, and gastric juices enter your airway - all of these triggers cause you to cough. They do so becaus...