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Ask Dr. Gott: Cherries a cure for kidney stone

There are 2 comments on the Monterey County Herald story from Nov 27, 2008, titled Ask Dr. Gott: Cherries a cure for kidney stone. In it, Monterey County Herald reports that:

Dear Dr. Gott: I'm writing to thank you for your suggestion to use cherries or cherry extract to relieve gout and also to tell you about cherries and kidney stones.

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George

United States

#1 Nov 29, 2008
I agree, I first heard how kidney stones can be dissolved by cherries from my dad. He suffered later in life and I suffer from kidney stones, too. I remember him eating 30 cherries a day. However, I also remember him not being able to find cherries during the winter and pain he experienced. I have taking tart cherry extract capsules from Fruit Advantage for the past 2 years and I don't have to worry about being out during the winter months, like my dad did.
Mandye

United States

#2 Jul 19, 2009
Are there particula cherries I need to eat? Does it matter if they are the red cherries or the red and cherries? In other words, do they need to be the really tart ones?

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