Monday, November 1, 2010
New Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex Review & Giveaway!
How do I prevent UTIs?
Cystex® Liquid Cranberry is Clinically Proven To Promote Urinary Health
1 Tablespoon = 8 Glasses of Cranberry Juice
Cystex® Helps Manage Symptoms of UTIs...and Now Promotes Urinary Health!
Cystex® is the trusted urinary health brand that has helped millions of women manage the pain and discomfort of urinary tract infections. While anyone at any age can get a urinary tract infection (UTI), women are more prone to them (60% of women will experience a UTI), and of those women who experience this infection, 40% will have another....millions of women will have multiple infections!
Those most prone to recurring UTIs now have a great, new option to help with infection prevention and boosting urinary tract health* without needing to drink all that cranberry juice!
New Cystex® Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox®!
Safe and effective, and clinically-proven to help prevent urinary tract infections from recurring. New Cystex® Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox® provides powerful urinary tract protection in just one tablespoon daily - more than cranberry pills or cranberry juice! This pleasant-tasting, unique blend is more than just cranberry concentrate - its proprietary formula also contains D-Mannose, inulin, bromelain and vitamin C - a combination designed to boost bladder health. Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox also has a higher absorption rate than cranberry tablets, provides 17 times more proanthocyanidins (PACS)¹, is lactose-, gluten- and sugar-free, and is just one calorie per tablespoon.
In fact, just one tablespoon of Cystex Liquid Cranberry is equal to 8 glasses of cranberry juice with much less sugar and calories!
A new study in the journal Urology shows 91% of women taking the formula in Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox daily remained free of recurring UTIs and showed improvements in quality of life.
If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of a UTI, you can manage it with Cystex® Urinary Pain Relief Tablets, the only over-the-counter urinary pain reliever available with a dual-action formula that not only eases the pain and burning caused by a urinary tract infection, but also contains an antibacterial (methenamine) to help keep the infection from getting worse while you wait for your doctor's appointment. It won't cause a change in your urine color either.
Check out the Cystex "Know Your Bladder Better" video series with our board-certified urologist for more tips and info!
~Cranberries for UTI Prevention, Not Treatment~
Prevention and Treatment Very Different for this Common, Painful Condition
It’s a pretty common belief that cranberries (in juice or supplement form) play some role in helping urinary tract infections (UTIs). In fact, some 50 percent of women “drank a lot of cranberry juice” when they suspected they had a UTI, according to a survey conducted for Cystex® Urinary Pain Tablets. Some women swear by it to help prevent UTIs, while others say it is a great treatment for this common, painful infection.
According to the Experts:
The first thing to keep in mind is that treating and preventing urinary tract infections are two very different subjects. Cranberries are filled with antioxidants and have long been considered a very valuable ally for our health. In addition to these antioxidants, cranberries contain hippuronic acid. This compound has been shown in some studies to make it much more difficult for the bacteria, which causes urinary tract infections to attach to the bladder wall (because this acid works to acidify the urine). This lowers the risk of getting a UTI in some cases.
However, make sure that you are drinking 100% cranberry juice because most of the sweetened versions with added sugar do not contain hippuronic acid.
Furthermore, doctors say once you have a UTI, cranberries in any form will do little to help treat it, and can actually exacerbate painful urination, one of the main symptoms associated with a UTI.
How is this possible you ask?
The pain of a UTI is caused by irritation and inflammation of the urethra and urethral opening. Once you have a urinary tract infection, the same acid in the cranberry juice that acidifies the urine to help keep bacteria at bay can actually increase the irritation and cause more pain when urinating.
The best thing to do is to make an appointment to see your healthcare provider who will take a culture to confirm that you have a UTI and if so, will prescribe a course of antibiotics. In the meantime, however, while waiting to see your doctor, take the over-the-counter urinary pain relief medication Cystex® to help calm the symptoms.
Doctors recommend Cystex® over other urinary products because it is the only over-the-counter (OTC) medication that has a dual-action formula, with both a pain reliever to help with the discomfort and burning, as well as an antiseptic to help keep the bacteria in check and the infection from worsening while you wait to see your doctor.
So, bottom line is, by all means drink 100% cranberry juice to help ward off UTIs and to add antioxidants to your body, but once you have a UTI, it is best to stick to proper medication and forgo the berries. You might even want to ask your doctor about taking Cystex preventatively to help stave off the UTI before it starts.
Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex is available nationwide at drug chains and mass market retailers, including Walmart, rite aid, and Duane Reade for a suggested retail price of $9.95(7.6 fl oz).
I now have a new product to swear by! CYSTEX!
I absolutely love, love Cranberry juice! But not when I have to drink glass after glass after glass! And sometimes it it almost impossible to find unsweetened cranberry juice in my area! So what did I do? I didn't drink it very often! As most of you know I am diabetic and so the sweetened juice is off-limits for me! After my heart attack in January, I have been getting UTI's all the time! The first bout put me in the hopsital again and I was very, very sick! Well, I have a UTI right now and I can't get into my doctor until Thursday morning! But Cystex came to my rescue! That liquid is doing exactly what it is supposed to do! I'm getting through, day-by-day, until I can get medical help!
The clinically-proven formula, which provides 17 times more proanthocyanidins (PAC's) than cranberry tablets is lactose-, gluten-, and sugar-free, and only one calorie per tablespoon. One tablespoon packs the benefit of EIGHT glasses of cranberry juice cocktail!
Since I'm experiencing UTI symtoms, I am taking 2 tablespoons a day as recommended! I know one thing for sure, my doctor will advise me to continue to take Cystex as a preventative measure!
He knows the pain and discomfort I go through and he doesn;t want me in the hospital again either!!!
Disclosure: I was given Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex in order to conduct an honest review! No monetary agreement was contracted. At no time did this company ask for a favorable review! If I say something is good, then IT IS GOOD!
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