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Can diet cranberry juice from oceanspray be good as juice to heal h.Pylori and mild gastritis. Also what fruits and food to help heal the infection?

Can diet cranberry juice from oceanspray be good as juice to heal h.Pylori and mild gastritis. Also what fruits and food to help heal the infection?

Probably not: The mild gastritis is likely caused by the h. Pylori infection. H pylori is a bacteria that attacks stomach lining. Effective treatment is a 10-14 days of antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor (like omeprazole) to decrease acid. Lack of treatment may lead to chronic stomach pain and/or stomach ulcers. There is no good evidence that cranberry juice or specific foods are good treatments. ...Read more

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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I've been having heart palpitations for about 7 days. Diet change--cranberry juice everyday, meds--vyvanse 2 years without side effects.

I've been having heart palpitations for about 7 days. Diet change--cranberry juice everyday, meds--vyvanse 2 years without side effects.

Diet change: Apart from the cranberry juice daily, what other changes did you make in your diet? Extreme low calorie diets and other none- healthy diets will cause palpitations ...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

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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 safe for patients with liver disease?

Is cranberry juice safe for patients with liver disease?

Maybe: The juice in itself is not a problem, but it may interfere with some of your medications. Additionally, if you are diabetic, then it may have detrimental effects with your blood sugar control. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice safe for everyone even patients with kidney and liver disease?

Kidney stones...: Cranberry juice is high in salts called oxalates. When people drink a lot of cranberry juice, these salts can crystallize into hard urinary oxalate stones, especially in people who already tend to get these types of stones. ...Read more

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Is it possible for cranberry juice and vodka to act as safe numbing agent to fight the pain from kidney stones?

Is it possible for cranberry juice and vodka to act as safe numbing agent to fight the pain from kidney stones?

Vodka: The alcohol content of vodka may numb the pain of passing a kidney stone but there are better options. I don't think cranberry juice has been shown to decrease stone formation. ...Read more

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I had a bleeding ulcer. Severe. It was corrected twice. Now it's 5 weeks later. Is cranberry juice safe to drink or is it a blood thinner.

I had a bleeding ulcer. Severe. It was corrected twice. Now it's 5 weeks later. Is cranberry juice safe to drink or is it a blood thinner.

Cranberry juice: Cranberry juice is safe in context of peptic ulcer. It is not a blood thinner. Is a very good beverage. Stay on your anti ulcer therapies, eat small amounts, maintain nutrition, avoid smoking and alcohol, avoid aspirin and NSAIDS. ...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 healthy for the body?

Is cranberry juice healthy for the body?

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. ...Read more

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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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What is a healthy amount of mg to consume in a cranberry tablet being substituted for cranberry juice? Thank you

What is a healthy amount of mg to consume in a cranberry tablet being substituted for cranberry juice? Thank you

See remark: The mg varies, you don't have to worry, take the tablets, they are as good as the juice ...Read more

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Could cranberry juice cause a uti?

Cranberry juice: Cranberry juice can prevent utis by interfering with the ability of bacterial to stick to the bladder walls. ...Read more

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Why cranberry juice is use for uti?

Why cranberry juice is use for uti?

See below.: Cranberry juice is commonly used as there is a plausible weak benefit as an anti infective. However, there is no study that clearly demonstrates this effect. There is little downside to taking it other than weight gain and possible increase in reflux irritation. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for cramps?

Is cranberry juice good for cramps?

Not aware that it is: 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. ...Read more

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Is drinking too much cranberry juice bad?

Is drinking too much cranberry juice bad?

Cranberry juice: Large amounts of cranberry juice can cause GI upset. Limit or avoid use with warfarin. It also contains sugar. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for constipation?

Is cranberry juice good for constipation?

A little: Cranberry juice has sugar, which can help a little the way any juice can. Plus staying well hydrated is important. In regards to it's laxative power, not really. Cranberries themselves offer fiber the same way other berries do, and that is substantiative. However, juices have little fiber and aid little as a laxative. ...Read more

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Is it true that cranberry juice is good for the kidneys?

Is it true that cranberry juice is good for the kidneys?

Uncertain: Native Americans used Cranberries for bladder & renal conditions. 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. ...Read more

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If you have a case of BV is it cured by yogurt and cranberry juice?

No: Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. Yogurt has been used in folk medicine for yeast infections. ...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 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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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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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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Can cranberry juice help you lose weight?

Can cranberry juice help you lose weight?

No: Cranberry juice is full of sugars. This would not be helpful for weight loss. ...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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Can cranberry juice really cause diabetes?

I do not think so: I believe the high-fructose corn syrup use with cranberry juice give him that bad name. ...Read more

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Can pure cranberry juice have side effects?

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

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Does cranberry juice replenish electrolytes?

Cranberry juice: For a detailed description of the electrolytes found in cranberry juice (c), go to this link:

http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/7678/2

there are better source of potassium other than c, orange juice for example. ...Read more

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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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Will cranberry juice help clear your system for a drug test in a couple days?

Will cranberry juice help clear your system for a drug test in a couple days?

No it will not: It may dilute the urine but drug testing labs check if urine has been diluted by checking for creatinine level in urine and if it is abnormally low they will know that you have diluted the urine. ...Read more

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