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...
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...
The harmful effects of Statin drugs on patients with Kidney Disease
Resveratrol may reduce the risk of diabetic nephropathy—a progressive kidney disease that affects many of those who suffer from diabetes.
New research suggests that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may actually ward off this fatal kidney disease.
Salt in processed foods can account for as much as 80% of the sodium we consume.
We eat 10 times more sodium than our Stone Age ancestors. And the dangers multiply.