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What compounds in cranberry juice help with a unrinary tract infection or an achy bladder?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Two ways

Researchers now believe that cranberries contain substances that prevent infection-causing bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract walls.
Scientists used to believe that cranberries protected against utis by making the urine more acidic, and therefore inhospitable, to bacteria.

In brief: Two ways

Researchers now believe that cranberries contain substances that prevent infection-causing bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract walls.
Scientists used to believe that cranberries protected against utis by making the urine more acidic, and therefore inhospitable, to bacteria.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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