A 26-year-old male asked:
is it true that cranberry juice is good for the kidneys?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Imran Dosani answered
20 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI : It is sometimes considered in the setting of recurrent uti. Though its efficacy is not proven in clinical studies.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Native Americans used Cranberries for bladder & renal conditions. Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They also have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015
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