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Cranberry Juice (Definition)

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


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Why is cranberry juice good for you?

Why is cranberry juice good for you?

Yes: 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. Remember however that it is high in sugar. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for a u.T.I.?

Is cranberry juice good for a u.T.I.?

Possibly: Cranberry juice has a substance called tannins which make it harder for bacteria to attach to the bladder and cause infections. Cranberry can help some people reduce the risk of recurrent urinary tract infections. Drinking cranberry juice shouldn't hurt and may help. If your symptoms are not improving, should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice bad for you? Please advise!

Is cranberry juice bad for you? Please advise!

Cranberry juice: Pure cranberry juice has many health benefits but is quite bitter and difficult to tolerate if not mixed with another juice. Unfortunately, most blended cranberry juice drinks on the market are very high in sugar, negating these benefits. Pure cranberry is sold in capsules at health food stores and are generally well tolerated. ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice stain urine?

Can cranberry juice stain urine?

Potentially: Although cranberries don't typically stain urine, the pigments may do so. Smaller amounts can lead to light pink urine & darker pink with larger amounts. http://www.livestrong.com/article/539121-do-cranberries-stain-your-urine/ ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice stain your urine?

Can cranberry juice stain your urine?

Potentially: Although cranberries don't typically stain urine, the pigments may do so. Smaller amounts can lead to light pink urine & darker pink with larger amounts. http://www.livestrong.com/article/539121-do-cranberries-stain-your-urine/ ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for the kidneys?

Helps uti: The acidification of urine acts as a preventive for recurrent urinary tract infections. Use cranberry juice not blend which contains sugar. Another UTI preventive for common info toons is mannose which prevents e colin from attracting to the lining of the bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Vestibulitis (Definition)

Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (vvs), vestibulodynia, or simply vulvar vestibulitis is vulvodynia localized to the vulvar region. It tends to be associated with a highly localized “burning” or “cutting” type of pain. Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (vvs) is the most common subtype of vulvodynia that affects premenopausal women - the syndrome has been cited as affecting ...Read more


Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more