Kidney Disease

Foods that Help to Knock Out Disease and Slow Down Aging

…produce about 20 different enzymes that protect the cell. So, you’re getting a powerful one-two-punch against harmful free radicals—helping to stop disease and slow down aging. Here are the foods that give you protective antioxidant/pro-oxidant protection: * Turmeric and curcumin * Cinnamon * Herbs such…

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What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

…molecule—into angiotensin II, the most potent blood vessel constrictor known to science. ACE is pathologically overactive in people with arterial disease. Used for more than 25 years to treat high blood pressure levels, ACE inhibitor drugs relax blood vessel walls, reduce energy consumption in the heart…

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Plaque Buildup and Peripheral Artery Disease

…blockages of blood vessels going to and from the kidneys, stomach, arms, legs and feet. We call this condition peripheral vascular or arterial disease. You may know it as “poor circulation.” An estimated 12 million Americans are affected by the disease, and its incidence increases with age—about one…

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Belly Fat Increases Cardiac Risk Factors

…BMI, yet an “apple shape”—meaning a high waist-to-hip ratio—had a two times greater risk of death and a 2.75 greater risk of cardiovascular disease than those with a nonapple shape. Why Belly Fat Is so Dangerous The reason that belly fat increases cardiac risk factors is that this particular fat…

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High Salt + Low Potassium - A Dangerous Cause for High Blood Pressure

…you eat can also contribute to an unhealthy high blood pressure diet. Now, a new large-scale 15-year nationwide study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control shows that a high-salt, low potassium diet increases the risk of sudden cardiac death—significantly. Many doctors are focused on lowering…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…occasional relief, I have no problem with this. But as I've long warned, chronic use of these over-the-counter medications can cause liver and/or kidney damage. Plus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a new, stronger warning that non-aspirin NSAIDS can increase the risk…

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