A member asked:

Hi i have pkd is it okay for me to try green coffee bean extract i don t want my cysts to grow. what to do?

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Dr. Raj Singh answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

The active chemical in green coffee bean extract is chlorogenic acid which has been linked to several kidney diseases most notably chinese herb nephropathy. I donot know its effects on cyst growth. Overall the product is toxic to kidneys and should not be taken.

Answered Sep 17, 2013



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