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Tart Cherry Juice Allergies
First, there is some: Evidence that tart/sour cherries are helpful anti-oxidants...most fruits and vegetables are and I'm not sure tart cherries are that much better. Claims of pain relief and sleeping aid are unproven but have been reported. Most people will compare the "number of cherry equivalents" in juice vs capsules and factor in whether they like the taste of the juice. A wide selection of fruits/veggies is best ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I take 10 mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) daily and would like to begin drinking 6-8 oz tart cherry juice daily. Are there any problems with Lipitor (atorvastatin) and tart cherry juice?
None that I'm: Aware of but check with your pharmacist, to b sure. ...Read more
Are tart cherries really as good for you as the hype says? If so how many oz. Of tart cherry juice or mg. Capsules should be added to my diet?
Great snack: Cherries contain anthocyanins which help to prevent free radical damage to cells. Cherries can decrease levels of uric acid (gout).One study suggested that ingesting montgomery tart cherries helped osteoarthritis pain. One cup of cherries is only 87 calories and has 2.9 grams of fiber. Viva la cherry! ...Read more
Drank 8 oz glass of tart cherry juice last night. Slept well. Today very dizzy when sitting up and even trying to walk. Also have bppv. Help.
Your symptoms could: Be related to your benign positional vertigo which can cause extreme dizziness and make walking difficult and put you at risk of falling. Sometimes you can take medication to help the dizziness but they can make you sleepy. There is also a procedure called canalith repositioning which involves moving your head in certain positions by a doctor and can improve the symptoms. ...Read more
If Tart Cherry Juice is good for Gout then would Hard Tart Cherry Cider be a choice to drink rather than take up drinking beer again.?? Red Wine??
Urgently, made cherry juice for my son in blender some seeds cracked and became a juice, then read cherry seeds kills, my son drank the juice?
In the past week I have eaten a lot of popscicles. They are cherry pineapple, but has no real fruit juice in them. One of the ingrediants is citric ac?
Not good: Will damage teeth and cause GI problems. Please stop. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Probably: Neem juice, extracted from the fruit and leaves of the neem plant, known scientifically as azadirachta indica has been advocated for treating many conditions. Neem oil causing allergic contact dermatitis has been published in the medical literature. If a rash has occurred after exposure (especially on more than one occasion) then yes, it definitely could be the neem juice. ...Read more
I have a type 1latex allergy and started aloe juice from whole leaf. Is the latex in aloe related? Thanks
Is cherry juice also good for uric acid? I heard cherries are good but not sure about cherry juice. Please advise.
Cherry juice yes: YES! Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can drink grapefruit juice if you are on metoprolol tartrate. There is no interaction between grapefruit juice and metoprolol tartrate. ...Read more
Yes: Eating cherries will have no ill effects on your baby, though excessive consumption may cause a slight loosening of the stools. ...Read more
Not necessary: Allergy to oranges (including juice) can present as itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea and less likely anaphylaxis. If symptoms are limited to stomach upset only, it may be only a food intolerance possibly related to the acidity. If a person can tolerate a small amount, but GI symptoms with larger amounts, this supports an intolerance. Either way, if it bothers a person, avoid. ...Read more
Delicious!: Cherries contain anthocyanins which help to prevent free radical damage to cells. Cherries can decrease levels of uric acid (gout).One study suggested that ingesting montgomery tart cherries helped osteoarthritis pain. One cup of cherries is only 87 calories and has 2.9 grams of fiber. They are low in fat & sodium.Viva la cherry! ...Read more
I drank black cherry juice from a bottle that had a broken seal and am now very sick with diahhrea. How can I cure myself?
Doctor can evaluate: If a person is "very sick" with diarrhea, she should be evaluated by her primary care doctor to see if there is dehydration, and to see if a stool culture test is needed. Sometimes people get norovirus or rotavirus diarrhea (it's very contagious) and just by coincidence had drunk juice. The doctor will help figure out if the cause is such food poisoning, and to see if medications are needed. ...Read more
No harm: Carrot juice will not do any harm, nor will it treat your allergy. ...Read more
Allergy: Avoid pineapple juice for now.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I have an apple and grape allergy, does that mean id also be allergic to cider and grape juice?
Yes: Yes, these should have the allergen in them. ...Read more
When I drink guava, litchi and orange juice, it causes me to cough for a while. Could this be an allergy?
Not Likely: Given your description is doesn't sound like a typical allergic reaction which usually includes one or more of the following within minutes to 2 hours of ingestion: hives, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, vomiting, or passing out. Sometimes drinking cold beverages can cause a coughing fit in some people. See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation if concerned. ...Read more
I read that protein that cause oral allergy syndrome is in fruit skin. What If I just drink the juice of the fruit inside? Better?
Good question: Check this link for more info, good luck ...Read more
Messy toddler ate watermelon & got juice all over body, now has red blotches and slight welts on skin where melon juice contacted. Is it an allergy?
Think my 1yr old has a milk protein allergy, have switched her to rice milk formula. Is this ok? Its only been a week, she seems to be happier, still eating solids 3 times a day with snacks. Consumes up to 24oz of this "formula" plus juice and h2o sippy
A: A milk protein allergy can present at this age if you have switched to whole milk, and have not been using a milk based formuls in infancy. Depending on what kind of formula you were using throughout infancy, an allergy typically would have been a problem earlier. "toddler" formulas are more costly and you hate to restrict her diet if she does not have a true allergy. I suggest you talk more with your pediatrician or have allergy testing performed to confirm a true allergy. ...Read more
I drank a little lemon juice (i like the taste). I started wheezing. Always happens. I have asthma. Is this an allergy to lemon or something else?
Either...: ...An allergy, or a reaction to inhaled acid droplets. Either way, stay away from it. ...Read more
I just drank some juice and my feet are swollen is this a sign of an allergy? I just drank some welches strawberry breez and now my feet are swollen from the toes to my ankles? Is this an alleric reaction?
Need: Need more of your medical history to answer the question. ...Read more
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