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D-mannose is used to treat a rare disease called carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome type 1b that makes you lose protein through your intestines.

Clinical trails in Europe show that D-mannose may also treat or prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs).

From: D-Mannose WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Natural Standards web site: "D-mannose for UTIs."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "D-Mannose."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Minerva Ginecol: "Evaluation of the effects of a natural dietary supplement with cranberry, Noxamicina® and D-mannose in recurrent urinary infections in perimenopausal women."

Maturitas : "Preventing urinary tract infections after menopause without antibiotics."

 

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 15, 2017

SOURCES:

Natural Standards web site: "D-mannose for UTIs."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "D-Mannose."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Minerva Ginecol: "Evaluation of the effects of a natural dietary supplement with cranberry, Noxamicina® and D-mannose in recurrent urinary infections in perimenopausal women."

Maturitas : "Preventing urinary tract infections after menopause without antibiotics."

 

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 15, 2017

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