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‘Western’ Diet May Raise Risk of Kidney Function Decline

'Western' Diet May Raise Risk of Kidney Function Decline

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — A Western-type diet that’s high in red and processed meats, saturated fats and sweets is associated with an increased risk of kidney function decline, a new study reveals. Eating more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, … Read more

Gout Treatment

Gout Treatment

Treatment of Gout Treatments for a sudden attack or flare-up of gout: * Your doctor will recommend that you take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or indomethacin as soon as your symptoms begin. You will need to … Read more

Acute arterial occlusion – kidney: Overview

Acute arterial occlusion - kidney: Overview

Definition Acute arterial occlusion of the kidney is a sudden, severe blockage of the artery that supplies blood to the kidney. Alternative Names Acute renal arterial thrombosis; Renal artery embolism; Acute renal artery occlusion; Embolism – renal artery Causes The … Read more

Acute adrenal crisis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Acute adrenal crisis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Acute adrenal crisis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when there is not enough cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Causes of Acute adrenal crisis The two adrenal glands are located on top of the kidneys. They consist … Read more

Types of Kidney Disorders

Types of Kidney Disorders

Many types of kidney disorders have been identified so far. Different types of kidney diseases are caused due to different reasons and they show different signs and symptoms. The treatment method is also different for each type of disease. There … Read more

A-G Tussin (Chlorpheniramine/Hydrocodone/Pse)

A-G Tussin (Chlorpheniramine/Hydrocodone/Pse)

What is A-G Tussin (Chlorpheniramine/Hydrocodone/Pse)? Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotics and … Read more