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Can You Drink Cranberry Juice While Breastfeeding
Cranberry Juice: When used in normal food quantities that is fine. ...Read more
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) has been used as both a food and a medicine for centuries. It is native to North America and was used by Native Americans to treat bladder and kidney diseases. Early settlers from England learned to use the berry both raw and cooked for many ailments, including appetite loss, stomach problems, blood disorders, and scurvy, caused by not getting enough vitamin C. Cranberry is best known for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs), commonly caused by bacteria known as Escherichia coli (E. coli). At first, scientists thought cranberry worked by making urine acidic enough to kill the bacteria. Now, studies show that cranberry actually prevents bacteria from attaching to the walls of the urinary tract. Strong scientific studies support using cranberry, either in capsules or as juice, for preventing -- though ...Read more
I've been having a UTI for 2 weeks now. Am drinking water, cranberry juice, eating right and still have it. Currently breastfeeding. Any relation?
No it does not: It does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unlikely: Unlikely to have significant effect, more effect from weight loss, exercise and medication. ...Read more
Cranberry juice: If you are drinking cranberry juice because you like the flavor, then the more you drink, the more you will urinate. It is sweet and sweet fluids can cause increase urination. If you are drinking cranberry juice for another reason, then perhaps the other reason is what is causing the frequency. ...Read more
Water is good.: Are you taking antibiotics? Cranberry is used as a preventative - not a treatment for UTI. Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They are also reported to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more
Will drinking lots of water & cranberry juice today help me pass a urine analysis test tomorrow morning?
Can you drink 100% cranberry juice even though you take levothyroxine daily for hypotheroidism? Will it affect the pill?
Recommendation: You can drink your juice as much as you want. But pills and juice separate. Pills better to take together with water or tea. ...Read more
I have uti. I researched that drinking cranberry juice cocktail will work? I bought welch's cranberry juice cocktail with 13% will it work?
Does not cure: Infection, May give some symptomatic relief.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took 1mg of suboxone today at 630am on Monday an I have a drug test on Friday at 3 pm will I be clean? IF I drink alot water an cranberry juice?
I have been drinking cranberry juice yesterday about 1 small glass then drank some this morning & started to get a little pain in lower back under rib?
Nopalina: I don't know if there is any proof that either is particularly 'good' for you. Anything taken to excess can be 'bad' for you. I don't know that there is any data on what daily intake of your combination is likely to do for you good/bad or indifferent. ...Read more
Yes: I suppose it is no worse than most juices. I don't specifically like juices in childhood as it offers too much sugar /sweet at a time their brain is forming their likes & dislikes. I'd rather have a slim kid who avoided sweets than an obese one that couldn't get through a meal without a sweet treat. ...Read more
It is supposed. ..: To acidify the urine, which theoretically kills or prevents bacterial growth in the urine. Most studies show this really doesn't work. The urine is not acidic enough to do any good. You are better off drinking plenty of water, which helps flush bacteria from the bladder. If symptoms persist more than 2-3 days, see your doctor to get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
Intriguing research: Cranberry juice is rich in d-mannose which can treat/prevent urinary infections. New research shows the antioxidants in it can improve arterial dilation & may help arteries be less stiff. It looks like cranberry juice can prevent arteriosclerosis but it is not yet clear if it "cleans out" arteries- more research is needed- but it may reduce calcium deposits. See my comment for links to more info. ...Read more
No need to use.: Water does the same thing. Cranberry juice doesn't clean out your kidney any better than any other juice. There is still some banter and common use of cranberry juice for preventing or treating uti, but evidence for this is weak. As best I can see there is no benefit to juicing and there is certainly no need to use kidney cleaner. ...Read more
I've been drinking lots of water and cranberry juice. In theory, is this enough time for my body to expel the thc?
I'm 33 year old female I drink a lot of soda and water too. I also drink cranberry juice from time to time. I'm also allergic to a lot of foods. Am I?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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