Kidney Failure

Risks of Using Diuretics to Control High Blood Pressure

…diuretics are inexpensive when compared to other blood pressure medications. How Diuretics Work Diuretics, or "water pills," work by preventing the kidneys from reabsorbing salt (sodium) and water from the urine. Because the amount of sodium your body retains dictates how much water stays in your system…

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Conventional Arthritis Treatments Pose Health Risks

…list of serious health problems. Most people are aware of the connection with ulcers, but even more alarming is their link to stroke, cataracts, kidney failure, and high blood pressure. On top of that, NSAIDs lose their effectiveness over time. Most doctors then turn to the "big guns"—steroids. Side…

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