These Foods Beat Arthritis

These Foods Beat Arthritis

Receiving an arthritis diagnosis seems like you’re being sentenced to a life forever accompanied by pain, disability, and expensive medication with loads of side effects. However, a new study from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine published in the...
When Chronic Kidney Disease Drugs Worsen CKD

When Chronic Kidney Disease Drugs Worsen CKD

On average, people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) take nine prescription medications to control its causes and symptoms. CKD patients are often put on drugs to control their high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, high potassium, high phosphate, high water...
This Mineral Tackles Osteoporosis (There’s a Catch)

This Mineral Tackles Osteoporosis (There’s a Catch)

Calcium is one of the main building blocks of bones. Therefore, people are often advised to take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis, especially older women. In reality, however, research on the benefits of calcium is mixed. Some call it completely useless,...
This Increases Chronic Kidney Disease 47%

This Increases Chronic Kidney Disease 47%

Diabetes and prediabetes are considered to be the strongest risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, a new study published in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals another critical risk factor. Unlike diabetes and prediabetes, this risk...
Gout and High Blood Pressure Cured in One Swat

Gout and High Blood Pressure Cured in One Swat

Gout results from the crystallization of high uric acid levels in your blood. These crystals are then deposited in your kidneys and joints, causing extreme pain. The only conventional method to manage this condition is to use strong medications with serious side...