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What is Milk-Alkali syndrome?

What is Milk-Alkali syndrome?

  • Milk-Alkali syndrome: Milk-Alkali syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. The people most at risk of this condition tend to be older people (especially women) who are taking calcium supplements as well as calcium carbonate containing remedies to treat dyspepsia.

Milk-Alkali syndrome: Introduction

Types of Milk-Alkali syndrome:

Broader types of Milk-Alkali syndrome:

Who gets Milk-Alkali syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Milk-Alkali syndrome: female predominance

How serious is Milk-Alkali syndrome?

Prognosis of Milk-Alkali syndrome: Diagnosis allows effective treatment of the condition. Early diagnosis reduces the severity of kidney damage. Even after diagnosis and treatment some patients may suffer permanent kidney damage.
Complications of Milk-Alkali syndrome: see complications of Milk-Alkali syndrome

What causes Milk-Alkali syndrome?

Causes of Milk-Alkali syndrome: see causes of Milk-Alkali syndrome

What are the symptoms of Milk-Alkali syndrome?

Symptoms of Milk-Alkali syndrome: see symptoms of Milk-Alkali syndrome

Complications of Milk-Alkali syndrome: see complications of Milk-Alkali syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Milk-Alkali syndrome: Internist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Milk-Alkali syndrome.
Treatments for Milk-Alkali syndrome: see treatments for Milk-Alkali syndrome

Name and Aliases of Milk-Alkali syndrome

Main name of condition: Milk-Alkali syndrome

Other names or spellings for Milk-Alkali syndrome:


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