Nutritional supplements and vitamins can provide benefit to certain urological conditions.
“We recommend them sometimes for persons who have kidney stones, urinary tract infections, bladder and prostate cancers,” said Dr. Salim Hawatmeh, who takes a multivitamin and fish oil tablet daily.
But not all vitamins or supplements are alike. Nor does the FDA have to approve these dietary supplements before they are marketed.
South County Urological physicians recommend products that are independently tested for their content accuracy, purity and freedom from contaminants. One such organization is NSF International.
Contact your physician before taking any dietary supplement. They may interact with prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
Want to know what line of nutritional supplements we recommend for some patients? Send us an email. In subject line, write “Nutritional supplements.”