Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 06 May 2016 Spicy food can cause bad dreams Is there any truth to the notion that spicy food can cause bad dreams? While no specific foods have been conclusively shown to make dreams more vivid, some sleep experts believe that eating certain proteins, including turkey, may result in more dreams. Similarly, while nobody has been able to demonstrate that spicy dishes are particularly potent in conjuring up nightmares, they can increase your body temperature, which may result in a poorer quality of sleep, which could, in turn, results in making your dreams more conscious and memorable. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Latest on Covid-19 testing in SA: Public sector backlogs more than 6 days – an expert tells us more 2020-05-26 12:03 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Latest on Covid-19 testing in SA: Public sector backlogs more than 6 days – an expert tells us more Fitness WATCH | Stretches to help your body and mind during lockdown Medical Covid-19 damages lungs differently from the flu Medical Covid-19 can complicate pregnancy, especially if mom is obese Medical WATCH | Lung disease: the importance of pulse oximeters Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.