Heartburn medications have been making the news and have recently been linked to certain kidney complications. Already linked to a risk of fractures and infections, this new study finds there may be more complications to be aware of if you are taking these drugs. How can this happen?
Drugs like Nexium®, Prilosec® and Prevacid® - proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) - all treat heartburn, acid reflux and indigestion by reducing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
It is believed by many scientists that PPI's lower magnesium levels which can damage the kidneys. Another finding is that kidney function is damaged due to repeated occurrences of acute kidney inflammation, linked to proton pump inhibitors.
So what can you do?
Have you heard that it’s not what you ingest that is important but what you digest that matters most? What we ingest SHOULD be digested and used for nutrition. What we ingest that does not get digested, we store and can lead to many health issues we see today.
XR Nutrition has formulated key products to support healthy digestion by providing key enzymes and probiotics for proper digestion and gut health as well as products to cleanse and support your body. Here are our favorite products if you suffer symptoms of gerd, heartburn, acid reflux or indigestion:
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