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A 32-year-old 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
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
NO: 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.
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