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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No not really: No there is no evidence to support tjhat t is good for mild gastritis.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Very good: Prune juice or prunes with plenty of water, better yet drink the prune juice warm.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Prunes and magnesium: Lots of fiber. Prunes can help. Lots of water between meals. Consider magnesium supplementation.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Won't help: With any medical problem, but if you happen to like prune juice, go for it.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Urinary health: It has vitamins and some material that is useful in preventing urinary infections. Do not over do it as it has lots of sugar in it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: But it tastes good and is not bad for pimples.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Can be: Has lots of vitamin c - which is a good thing - the acidity can help reduce frequency of urinary tract infections - but lots of cranberry juices have ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
A little: Cranberry juice has sugar, which can help a little the way any juice can. Plus staying well hydrated is important. In regards to it's laxative power, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Neutral: Not particularly. There is a lot of advertising with suggestions that calcium or potassium supplementation is heart healthy but be wary of the ad-men ... Read More
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Aloe Vera: This is a link from "Livestrong." http://www.livestrong.com/article/166129-what-are-the-health-benefits-of-drinking-aloe-vera-juice/
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Prune juice: Is prune juice. It is just fiber and fluid so brand is of little consequence.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
See previous answers: Check out https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/does-pomegranate-cause-constipation. Another source (http://goo.Gl/ywlflm) says there's insufficient evide ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In moderation. However it may interact with certain medications like Statins hence should be avoided while on such medications
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Figs of Anjeer. One large fig has 1.9 grams of dietary fiber - so this can help to prevent constipation. They contain Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids &amp ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Grapefruit juice: Contains vitamin c which is beneficial for the complexion. Caution must be taken, however, if you take any medications as grapefruit juice can cause s ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Juice OK =gastritis: Same answer as before: gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of stomach. The things to avoid are: caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol. No special fo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No effect: Lemon juice is neither good nor bad. It should have no specific effect (positive or negative) for your gallbladder.
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Not really : Juices concentrate sugar. However vegetable juices are generally lower sugar than fruit juices. Much better from a healthy diet point of view to be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It has no value for cramps, GI or menstrual.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Juice...: ...Is always inferior to the fruit or vegetable it was made from, as in making juice you always throw out the best part. Avocado is a reasonably good ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Sure: Sure -- especially your bladder, enjoy!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The leaves contain: Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease ... Read More
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