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MICROBIOME AND kidney and renal disease and function

What does your gut health have to do with your kidneys?

If you’ve ever seen a naturopath, you probably noticed that we’re a bit obsessed with gut health. Over 2000 years ago Hippocrates, the father of medicine said, ‘All disease begins in the gut’ and with more and more research into the gut microbiome and its role in health and disease, it appears that he wasn’t …

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Schisandra Chinensis – Helping Everything from Diabetes to IgA Nephropathy

Schisandra chinensis is a herb that has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. And for good reason. This herb might just do it all!  Schisandra has long been used in the traditional medicines of China and Russia for a wide variety of ailments, including respiratory disease, asthma, insomnia, kidney problems and …

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The Role Of Vitamin D In Kidney Disease

Vitamin D deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world and is particularly common in people with kidney disease. Add to that the fact that vitamin D deficiency is linked to progression of kidney disease and increased risk of mortality and I think we have a few pretty good reasons to explore the …

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The link between Chronic Kidney Disease and Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease might not be one of the first things that comes to mind when we hear the term “Chronic Kidney Disease”, but there are some interesting links between the two diseases, and the increasing incidence of Coeliac Disease globally makes this a topic worth discussing, especially for those of you who have been diagnosed …

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One Simple Cooking Herb May Reverse Oxidative Kidney Damage

We’ve all cooked with it, added it to a veggie juice, or had it as a warming soothing tea. But now the scientists at the Sri Venkateswara University in India (Molecular Biology division) have taken it one step further and started running extensive tests on this humble herb. This humble herb you know as Ginger, …

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