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Tart Cherry Juice Vs Tart Cherry Capsules
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
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
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
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??
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
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
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
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
"my 60 year old male friend wakes with extreme cramps in his right thigh and leg its so bad that he cries and screams I buy him bananas avocados cherry juice and he drinks lots of alkaline water what can this be?
Many things!: From restless leg (requires meds), through calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron deficieny, all; can cause these symptoms. Hydration via water is important, as are meds that may deplete the mentioned minerals. Adding magnesium (oxide) 400mg/day may help. Remeber, iron deifiency can be present without anemia. ...Read more
Ball of right foot swollen, painful. Felt tight & couldn't bend. Doc said poss gout? 3 days later blood test level were 5.5. Cherry juice healed it.
Whether or not. ..: Hyperuricemia will continue to build up uric acid deposits in your body. It can also cause kidney disease, apart from kidney stones. Allopurinol can be taken at 100mg-300mg doses quite safely by most. You are in a trap by the idea that you treat gout attacks. You do not. You stop their recurring. 90 days of Allopurinol at $10.00 is much cheaper and more effective than cherry juice (tart), . ...Read more
Tried ginger apple cider vinegar aloe vera juice amd tart cheeey. Acid is 10.3. no response to norco7.5 severe pain toe is black red purple. Nsaid alg?
Acute gout attack: You are describing acute gout of your toe. You mean your blood uric acid level is 10.3. This is very high and is gout zone for sure. The toe is usual site of acute gout. You have to rest your feet, elevate them, stay off as much as possible; norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) will not stop gout. You need an NSAID for 5-10 days or injection of cortisone. ...Read more
Can I take amitriptilyne with melatonin or tart red cherry for insomnia. Taking 5 - 10mg ami but not working at the moment.
Definitely you can:
Just follow instruction from the prescribing physician because Amitriptyline and melatonin both increase sedation and drowsiness. Another problem with Amitriptyline is a weight gain (no junk food) and dry mouth (stay hydrated).
Rec.: if concerned talk to your physician. Sweet dreams. ...Read more
I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?
Hi have you heard of juice plus capsules? Apparently it's good for health and you feel good. True?
OKbut better options: Juice Plus capsules have fruit & veggie extracts containing a variety of phytonutrients that benefit health. It's OK but it's even better to eat whole fruits & vegetables. However, extra amounts don't hurt but I'm not a big fan as it's not from organic produce. I think products like ORAC Energy Greens are far superior and it is organic.1 pack has the antioxidants of 24 servings of fruits & veggies. ...Read more
As above: If u don't mind I like to know why u asking? ...Read more
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Why give it at all: I'm not a big supporter of juices. The kids get more nutrition from the orange wedges than they get from juice. The same goes for grape, apple etc. I'm afraid many of the adult obesity problems we see are related to a preoccupation with sweet things we train babies to want in infancy. Water is a great drink, fruits are a part of a great diet. Juices are basically baby colas. ...Read more
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