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Doctor insights on: Cranberry Raspberry Juice Pregnancy

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is cranberry juice safe to drink in early pregnancy?

Is cranberry juice safe to drink in early pregnancy?

Yes: When ingested in normal food quantities (not excessive). ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for you?

Is cranberry juice good for you?

Can be: Has lots of vitamin c - which is a good thing - the acidity can help reduce frequency of urinary tract infections - but lots of cranberry juices have lots of calories and sugar which can be very bad for you. So, moderation and avoiding the sweetened juices seems the best way to enjoy. ...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 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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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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How come cranberry juice helps with utis?

Makes the urine acid: More acidic, less likely to get utis will not usually get rid of one once u have one, u need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits to cranberry juice?

Are there health benefits to cranberry juice?

Cranberry juice: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/fruit/health-benefits-of-cranberry-juice.html

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What happenes if you drink too much concentrated cranberry juice?

GI upset: Large amounts of cranberry juice can cause GI upset. Limit or avoid use with warfarin. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice a diuretic?

Only if 100% pure.: Cranberry juice is a natural diuretic, only if it is 100% cranberry juice, i.e. If you juice it yourself.The additives usually added, defeat the purpose. ...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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Can cranberry juice cure gonorrhea?

Can cranberry juice cure gonorrhea?

Of course, not...: Cranberry is not an antibiotics, but it contains an ingredient that may suppress common UTI-related bacteria - yet too little to be effective. Lately, a company has specially processed to manufacture its concentrated formula; however, the real benefit of such product remains to be seen. So, don't use it for gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Can a 9 month old baby drink cranberry juice?

Can a 9 month old baby drink cranberry juice?

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

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Help please! could cranberry juice cause ulcer?

No evidence for this: Recent studies show that cranberry ingestion can increase Bifidobacteria in GI tract & help to maintain other healthy bacteria. ...Read more

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Can cranberry supplements and juice cure a uti?

Can cranberry supplements and juice cure a uti?

Maybe: Drinking cranberry juice may be helpful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI), but may not by itself be curative, depending on the severity of infection and host factors. ...Read more

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How many carbs are in a glass of cranberry juice?

How many carbs are in a glass of cranberry juice?

Cranberry juice: plain cranberry juice - about 137 calories. But read the label to find out for the type of juice you are drinking. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice really good for UTI or cystitis?

Is cranberry juice really good for UTI or cystitis?

As a preventative: Cranberry juice does not cure utis or cystitis. Is a fairly good preventative because it contains a chemical which makes it much more difficult for bacteria to adhere to the bladder lining and thus cause a uti. ...Read more

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How are cranberry juice and urinary infections linked?

How are cranberry juice and urinary infections linked?

Cranberry juice: It can alter the molecular structure on the bacteria, which prevents them from adhering to the surface of the bladder & urinary tract. It also changes the ph of the bladder making it more acidic. ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice or colloidal silver help for a uti?

Dont treat UTIs: Cranberry juice contains proanthocyanidins which interfere with bacteria adhering to bladder wall & thus are useful preventative for utis. Acidity of c juice can help to treat utis but is no sustitute for antibiotics. Colloidal silver has no known function in the body & fda have ruled as neither safe or effective for anything in the body & not for otc sale . Now cosidered a "misbranded" product. ...Read more

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Why do they tell you to drink cranberry juice for a UTI?

Why do they tell you to drink cranberry juice for a UTI?

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

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Is it good for pregnancy to drink avocado juice everyday?

Is it good for pregnancy to drink avocado juice everyday?

Juice...: ...Is always inferior to the fruit or vegetable it was made from, as in making juice you always throw out the best part. Avocado is a reasonably good food, but it is high in fat and calories, so take care not to overdo it. ...Read more

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Is taking cranberries or cranberry juice help with nausea?

Not best: Ginger can be used to good effect although recent studies show that cranberry ingestion over time can increase Bifidobacteria in GI tract & help to maintain other healthy bacteria. ...Read more

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Can drinking a lot of cranberry juice clean out my arteries?

Can drinking a lot of cranberry juice clean out my arteries?

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

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Is it true you cannot drink cranberry juice while pregnant?

Is it true you cannot drink cranberry juice while pregnant?

It is safe: to drink cranberry juice and eat cranberries during pregnancy. Cranberry juice provides pregnant women with an easy way to obtain adequate vitamin C, and stay hydrated while minimizing potentially serious health problems. Excessive amounts can cause upset stomach or diarrhea. Pregnant women might suffer these side effects at lower doses. The amount should be limited if these side effects occur. ...Read more

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Is there anything besides cranberry juice to drink with a uti?

Hydrate w water.: Cranberry juice may help with prevention - not treatment. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. ...Read more

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How does cranberry juice help in the case of urinary infections?

How does cranberry juice help in the case of urinary infections?

Possible prevention: - not treatment. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. ...Read more

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Can drinking cranberry juice really help with cystitis irritation?

No: Can make cystitis irritation worse. Cranberry juice is only of use in preventing cystitis as it interferes with bacteria adhering to bladder lining. Acidity of cranberry juice can be quite irritating to the bladder. ...Read more

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Is Cranberry Juice safe to drink while taking Zantac (ranitidine)?

Is Cranberry Juice safe to drink while taking Zantac (ranitidine)?

Appears safe: There are no reported incidents published in pubmed regarding the use of Zantac (ranitidine) and cranberry use, a pharmacist may however be able to better answer this question for you as they are more familiar with drug interactions and pharmacokinetics. ...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