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Does AZO Bladder Control really work for overactive bladder?

AZO Bladder Control information, including results from clinical studies on bladder control, dosage, and safety.

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10 Supplements That May Help Reduce Nighttime Urination (And 5 That May Not)

Waking up more than once during the night to use the bathroom? Learn more about the 9 supplements that may help and 5 others that don't.

A toilet in an empty bathroom at night

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Can glycine improve sleep, reduce depression, or reduce nighttime urinary frequency?

Can glycine really help improve sleep, reduce depression, or reduce nighttime urinary frequency? Lean more about glycine and its uses and benefits.

Glycine for Sleep and Nighttime Urinary Frequency? -- Older Man Sitting on Bed, Awake at Night

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Can cranberry juice or cranberry supplements help prevent urinary tract infections or improve overactive bladder?

Learn more about how cranberries, juice, and supplements can help prevent urinary tract infections, including safety.

Cranberry Juice for UTIs? -- cranberries and a glass of cranberry juice

Clinical Update


Nighttime Urination: Pumpkin Seed?

Can supplementing with pumpkin seed reduce the need to urinate at night among people with BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) or OAB (overactive bladder)? Get the details in the Pumpkin Seed section of our article about BPH. Also learn about other approaches in our article about supplements for nighttime urination.

Product Review

Cranberry Juices and Supplements Review

CL's Tests Show Which Cranberry Juices and Supplements Are Best and Cost the Least

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What is Prelief? Does it really help for heartburn and/or bladder pain from acidic foods?

Prelief information, including what it has been claimed to do (such as helping with painful bladder, frequent urination, heartburn or indigestion from acidic foods), clinical evidence, and safety.

Product Review

Prostate Supplements Review (Saw Palmetto and Beta-Sitosterol)

Find the Best Prostate Supplement for Symptoms of BPH. See Which Prostate Supplement Passed or Failed CL's Tests of Quality.

Clinical Update


Cranberry for Overactive Bladder?

Can cranberry supplements help with overactive bladder? See what a new study found in our article about Cranberry and Urinary Health.

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Can taking CoQ10 affect my thyroid levels or interact with my thyroid medication?

Learn more about CoQ10 and thyroid medications along with natural thyroid function.'s answer explains.

Elderly Woman Checking Thyroid Gland

Clinical Update


Glycine for Urinary Frequency?

Can supplementation with the amino acid glycine improve symptoms of overactive bladder or reduce urinary frequency? See what a new study found in our updated answer to the question: Can glycine improve sleep or reduce nighttime urinary frequency?

Clinical Update


Vitamin D for Overactive Bladder?

Vitamin D supplementation may help vitamin D-deficient people who suffer from urinary urgency or frequency. Get the details in the What It Does section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for vitamin D supplements.

Clinical Update


Foods That Irritate the Bladder

In people with recurrent UTIs, be aware that several foods are known to cause bladder irritation. We've added this information to our Cranberry Review.

Clinical Update


Vitamin D and Bladder Cancer

A new study looked at vitamin D levels and the risk of developing bladder cancer. Find out which levels were best, as well as which vitamin D supplements pass our tests, in the updated Vitamin D Supplements ReviewMore >>

Clinical Update


Sweeteners and Bladder Pain

If you suffer from bladder pain, find out which sweeteners have been associated with increased pain in our article about sugar substitutes. Also see our Top Picks among sugar substitutes.

Clinical Update


Cranberry for Cystitis in Men?

Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) is common in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer. A study evaluated whether a cranberry supplement could reduce the incidence of cystitis in these men. Find out if it helped in our updated answer to the question: Are cranberry supplements helpful for men? Can they help with symptoms of prostatitis or urinary tract infections?

Clinical Update


Prostadine for Prostate & Urinary Health?

Prostadine is a supplement that claims to support prostate health and bladder control, but does it really work? Find out in our Prostate Supplements Review, which includes our Top Pick among prostate supplements.

Also see our article about  supplements to reduce nighttime urination.

Clinical Update


Vitamin E & Cancer Risk

Supplementing with vitamin E might increase the risk of recurrence of bladder cancer, according to a recent study. Get the details in the Cautions and Concerns section of our Vitamin E Supplements Review.

Recalls & Warnings

July 12, 2013

Herbal Supplement Company Warned For Drug Claims, Manufacturing Violations

On June 18, 2013, the FDA issued a warning letter to Herbs of Light, Inc.

Recalls & Warnings

April 01, 2017

Maker of Prelief, Urinozinc Prostate Health Formula Warned for Manufacturing Violations

On March 16, 2017 the FDA issued a warning letter to DSE Healthcare Solutions, LLC, following a facility inspection which found the company's products, including Prelief and Urinozinc Prostate Health Formula to be adulterated because they were prepared, packed, or held under ...

Recalls & Warnings

January 11, 2012

Herbal Extract Company Warned by FDA of Making Drug Claims

On January 3, 2012, the U.S. FDA sent a Warning Letter to Herbal Extract Plus, LLC regarding legal violations for claiming its herbal products can cure or prevent diseases.

Recalls & Warnings

August 26, 2014

Maker of Herbal Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims

On August 8, 2014, the FDA issued a warning letter to EnerHealth Botanicals, LLC following a facility inspection which found the company's products, including Parasite Purge Herbal Remedy, Black Walnut Extract, Bladder Cleanse Herbal Extract, Lung Renewal Herbal Remedy, EchinOsha and Daily Immune ...