Initial Posting: 8/31/2012    Last Update: 11/12/2019
Cranberry has been used with some success by women for many decades to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). We now know that certain compounds in cranberries limit the ability of E. coli bacteria that cause the infection to attach to the walls of the bladder and urinary tract and gain a foothold.
ConsumerLab.com explains what to look for and how to use cranberry juice or cranberry supplements (including products such as Ellura®/Urell®) to help prevent UTIs. Get the Full Answer >>
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