Acute renal failure – a sudden loss of kidney function due to kidney damage – occurs when the kidneys can no longer effectively filter waste products from the blood. Incidence of acute kidney failure is soaring nationwide, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that rates of hospitalization for the condition have doubled since 2000.
In addition, conventional science confirms this is a serious problem. For example, one study reveals that a shocking 20 percent of hospital admissions for acute renal failure are caused by over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
The unfortunate fact is: a variety of popular medications, including headache remedies, heartburn drugs and antibiotics, have the potential to wreak havoc on the kidneys. Let’s take a look at the list of drugs toxic to kidneys – and four nutrients that help protect kidney function….
Source: The Epoch Times