Constipation May Increase Risk of Kidney Disease
|Constipation May Increase Risk of Kidney Disease||Darrell Miller||11/22/16|
November 22, 2016 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Constipation May Increase Risk of Kidney Disease
A recent study performed on United States military veterans has found a link between people that have frequent constipation and those that develop chronic kidney disease and kidney failure. So far, the reason for the connection is unknown, but researchers calculated that people with frequent constipation have a 13 percent higher risk of kidney disease and a 9 percent higher risk of kidney failure.
- Constipation may increase the risk for kidney disorders, new research has found.
- People with constipation had an average 13 percent higher risk of kidney disease and a 9 percent increased risk of kidney failure.
- The possible mechanism for the link is unknown.
"Researchers reviewed the medical records of 3.5 million United States military veterans who had normal kidney function at the start of the analysis."