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What does the latest article in the Journal of the American Medical Association say about Urea for the treatment of SIADH?

What does the latest article in the Journal of the American Medical Association say about Urea for the treatment of SIADH?

The article “Use of Urea for the Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone and Systematic Review” was published in JAMA open in October 2023.  This was a large review… Read More »What does the latest article in the Journal of the American Medical Association say about Urea for the treatment of SIADH?

I heard all UreaAide products are independent laboratory tested but what does that actually mean?

I heard all UreaAide products are independent laboratory tested but what does that actually mean?

Caveat emptor, the concept that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality of a product before purchasing it, is especially crucial when considering medical foods, supplements or vitamins.… Read More »I heard all UreaAide products are independent laboratory tested but what does that actually mean?

What is Primary Polydipsia, aka Psychogenic Polydipsia aka Compulsive water drinking? 

What is Primary Polydipsia, aka Psychogenic Polydipsia aka Compulsive water drinking? 

Primary polydipsia (formerly known as psychogenic polydipsia) is a condition characterized by excessive thirst and drinking large amounts of water.  Primary polydipsia is most often seen in people with underlying… Read More »What is Primary Polydipsia, aka Psychogenic Polydipsia aka Compulsive water drinking? 

Urea for the treatment of SIADH: a review of the article in Nature Scientific reports from June 2022. 

Urea for the treatment of SIADH: a review of the article in Nature Scientific reports from June 2022. 

In June 2022 a nice retrospective analysis was published, documenting 48 patients diagnosed with SIADH/Hyponatremia. The study period took place from November 2015 until April 2022. The most common causes… Read More »Urea for the treatment of SIADH: a review of the article in Nature Scientific reports from June 2022. 

Could My Medication be Causing My Hyponatremia? The Top 10 + Medications that Cause Low Sodium.

Could My Medication be Causing My Hyponatremia? The Top 10 + Medications that Cause Low Sodium.

A common question that often comes up is, could my medications be causing the Hyponatremia? The short answer is yes, possibly.  While medications like hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) are notorious in causing… Read More »Could My Medication be Causing My Hyponatremia? The Top 10 + Medications that Cause Low Sodium.