kidney disease

Certain Antacids Linked to Kidney Disease

Too much acid in the stomach can promote heartburn and acid reflux. And today proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are the most commonly prescribed drugs to combat the problem. However, about 70 percent of these prescriptions aren’t even necessary. In the meantime, several health risks are associated with using PPIs. For starters, they increase...

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Heart and Kidney Disease

Imagine trying to lie down and rest but feeling an uncontrollable urge to keep moving your legs. That, in a nutshell, is the ongoing ordeal facing people with restless legs syndrome (RLS). The condition, which can occur at any age, often runs in families. It tends to occur most frequently when you’re relaxing or...

Why You Should Avoid Statin Drugs at All Cost if You Have This Disease

The harmful effects of Statin drugs on patients with Kidney Disease

Why Anyone With Diabetes Should Consider Taking Resveratrol

Resveratrol may reduce the risk of diabetic nephropathy—a progressive kidney disease that affects many of those who suffer from diabetes.

Raise a Glass! Alcohol May Ward Off This Type of Cancer

New research suggests that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may actually ward off this fatal kidney disease.

Fight Back Against Salt Overload

Salt in processed foods can account for as much as 80% of the sodium we consume.

The Growing Case Against Salt

We eat 10 times more sodium than our Stone Age ancestors. And the dangers multiply.