232015Nov

Antacids and Your Kidneys

Antacids and Your Kidneys There are several medications that are commonly used for heartburn, or to treat ulcers, called antacids. These include medications that neutralize stomach acid, and those that decrease production of stomach acid. The medications that neutralize stomach acid include: Mylanta/Maalox/Gelusil: aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide Carafate/Sucralfate: aluminum hydroxide Amphojel: aluminum hydroxide Aluminum…

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112015Nov

Nutritional Guidance from Dr. Popham

Dr. Popham wants you to know about Vitamin B7 and why you should make sure to include it in your diet: Biotin, also known as Vitamin B7 is a water soluble vitamin which acts a co-factor with enzymes to break down carbohydrates, fats and proteins in the body so your body can use them. Patients…

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