By: Terry Graedon December 19, 2016 18 Comments
    Is There a Benefit from Cranberry Pills?

    Cranberry juice has long been believed to have special powers for preventing urinary tract infections such as cystitis. Although its effects were long classified as folklore, some studies demonstrate …

    By: Terry Graedon October 17, 2016 19 Comments
    What Can You Do for Interstitial Cystitis?

    Most people have never heard of interstitial cystitis, a condition in which urination is exceedingly painful although the urge to urinate is very frequent. The cause of this condition isn't clear, so…

    By: Joe Graedon January 5, 2015 11 Comments
    Cranberry, D-Mannose & Probiotics for Cysti…

    Q. I had never had a urinary tract infection (UTI) until I was 65 years old. Then I had two within a few months of each other. When I saw the urologist about this unwelcome development, she recommende…

    By: Joe Graedon December 30, 2010 6 Comments
    Can You Catch Cystitis From Whirlpool Bath?

    Q. My mother-in-law has a Jacuzzi bathtub that she really enjoys and uses several times per week. She has had several urinary tract infections. Could the Jacuzzi be the cause of these infections? I am…