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Is alcohol or soda bad for the kidneys?

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In brief: Harm to kidneys...

...Is of lower degree than harm to brain, liver and stomach from alcohol.

In brief: Harm to kidneys...

...Is of lower degree than harm to brain, liver and stomach from alcohol.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Not particularly

Very high doses of alcohol can produce particular kidney problems, but these are rare even in severe alcoholics.
Mostly, alcohol acts as a diuretic, which can cause dehydration, which is bad for all of you, including your kidneys. The sugar in soda is part of what is responsible for our increased obesity, and carbonated beverages, even diet, have been associated with increased heart disease.

In brief: Not particularly

Very high doses of alcohol can produce particular kidney problems, but these are rare even in severe alcoholics.
Mostly, alcohol acts as a diuretic, which can cause dehydration, which is bad for all of you, including your kidneys. The sugar in soda is part of what is responsible for our increased obesity, and carbonated beverages, even diet, have been associated with increased heart disease.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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