Liver, Kidney & Urinary

‘Safe’ Paracetamol… There Is No Such Thing

We all know that if a supplement or alternative medicine remedy was even remotely suspected of causing a few deaths, medical authorities would shut it down without even thinking twice. But turn the tables and let’s say one of the most widely used over-the-counter drugs is the leading cause for, I don’t know, acute liver […]

Paracetamol Found To Be Ineffective

This year alone, we’ve written five times the numerous dangers of the seemingly harmless over-the-counter drug, paracetamol (acetaminophen). In recent years, research has linked paracetamol to Alzheimer’s, dementia, liver damage and when used as a hangover treatment (even after drinking a small to moderate amount of alcohol) it increases the risk of kidney disease by […]

Acetaminophen And Alcohol Can Cause Kidney Disease

In the past I’ve told you how, when you’ve had a few too many drinks and the next morning you pop a couple of paracetamol (acetaminophen — the active ingredient in many over-the-counter painkillers) to ease your hangover, you increase your risk of liver damage. This risk increases if you drink alcohol and take paracetamol […]

Botox For An Overactive Bladder… What Next?

It seems like every time I have lunch with my friend Stephen, he spends half the time going to the toilet. When I asked him about it, he admitted that he has an “overactive bladder.” Herbalists have several botanical remedies that can help curb overactive bladder symptoms. Acupuncture is also an option. That’s the easy […]