Category: Kidney

Renal and Bladder

This is obviously an area in which you will need to rule out serious pathology. Infections should be found and treated appropriately. A routine urinalysis will show if there is infection, sugar or protein in the urine. Occasionally the individual treated for repeated kidney infections will have a large kidney stone creating the symptoms of Read More …

Pain Medication may be Linked to Kidney Failure

Pain Medications May be Linked to Kidney Failure People with kidney disease or other ailments who regularly take aspirin or acetaminophen may be increasing the risk of developing kidney failure. Patients who regularly use pain medications (according to researchers, regular use is defined as at least twice each week for two months), were between two Read More …

Pain medication increases chance of kidney failure

People with kidney disease who regularly take aspirin or acetaminophen may increase their risk of developing kidney failure, According to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (December 20, 2001;345:1801-1808) the use of aspirin or acetaminophen may increase the risk of kidney failure in those with existing kidney disease. Kidney patients who took Read More …

Fish oil slows kidney disease progression

A daily dose of fish oil slows the progression of kidney disease. A Mayo Clinic study, reported the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, showed that people suffering from IgA nephropathy who took the fish oil had significantly better kidney function. The report shows that the benefits of fish oil continue over time. Researchers followed Read More …