Ok thanks. Yes, I am wary of natural flavors and sweeteners too!
I've used cranberry for years, along with a ton of other natural things. These things do work to get rid of the symptoms, but I would like to strengthen/heal my kidneys/bladder rather than just respond to their frequent irritations. I'm just not sure how to do this.
I've used nettle for other purposes in the past and I like the herb, so I could give that a try. I'm not familiar with the use of nettle for the kidneys, so I will look into that.
I have not used milk thistle for the liver, in fact I haven't really addressed the liver much, though it must be a big part of my problem, judging by my thyroid numbers.
I'll try the milk thistle and nettle and see how that goes. I also have a homeopathic liver cleanse I got from my naturopath that I can do as well.