Health Articles tagged ‘urinary tract’

The Benefits of Uva Ursi, aka Bearberry

Commonly known as Bearberry, Uva Ursi is a short evergreen shrub with small leathery leaves. The Europeans, Chinese and American Indians used the leaves and fresh berries of the Uva Ursi to treat bladder infections, kidney stones and incontinence. Marco Polo also recorded in the 13th century that the...
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Study examines Cranberry Juice and Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections

About 50 to 60 percent of women are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI) at least once during their lifetime. Many experience multiple recurrences. Cranberry juice, a popular home remedy for urinary tract infection, is often taken along with low-dose antibiotics as a preventive measure. Because...
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