March is National Kidney Month, which means that it is time to spread awareness about the risks of kidney disease and how you can keep your kidneys healthy! Ever since 2011, kidney disease has ranked as the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. Incredibly, there are more than 20 million adults in the U.S. that are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and yet most of these people have no idea that their kidneys are in danger.
Anorexia Nervosa is the most lethal psychiatric disorder, carrying a sixfold increased risk of death -- four times the death risk from major depression. The odds are even worse for people first diagnosed with anorexia in their 20s. They have 18 times the death risk of healthy people their age.- Lack of nutrients causes the brain to fuction abnormally-Anorexics are very depressed and usually isolate themselves. Heart problems and kidney failure are the most common causes of death from…
Slim Whitman (January 20, 1923-June 19, 2013) Cause of Death: Kidney and heart failure ~ Whitman passed away at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida. Ottis "Slim" Whitman was a country and western singer best known for hits such as "Indian Love Call" and Rose Marie." He released dozens of albums from the 1954 to 2010. Many of his singles became hits in both the U.S. and U.K.
Mercurochrome - Notice the lovely color? As you might have guessed from the name, it contained mercury. Yup. Moms all across the nation were swabbing open wounds with a concoction made from stuff now well-known to cause brain damage, kidney failure, and birth defects. Wheeeeeee!