Kidney Treatment

Cardiovascular disease and Renal Health

All Things Cardiovascular Disease and The Link To Renal Function

 Did you know that people with kidney disease are more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than they are of kidney disease? Makes it pretty important to understand the causes of cardiovascular disease and how to prevent and treat it doesn’t it?  Well that’s what I’m going to cover in today’s article. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) …

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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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Turmeric in diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular disease

The Protective Role of Turmeric in Disease

Most people have heard that turmeric can lower inflammation and is useful for arthritis, but does it have any benefits when it comes to kidney disease? Short answer = yes, read on to find out how.  Turmeric is a highly powerful herb with a number of amazing health and healing properties. This ancient spice, celebrated …

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Fo Ti – a Herb to Support The Kidneys & Klotho Production

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has given us a number of amazing herbs to use in the treatment of kidney disease and Fo-ti is no different. Let’s have a look at this unique herb. Polygynum multiflorum (also known as Fo-ti or He shou wu) is one of the most popular herbs in TCM and is used …

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Kidney Cancer & The Role of Natural Medicines

A diagnosis of cancer strikes fear in us all and unfortunately the risk of developing cancer is increasing but there are things we can do to reduce the risk of developing cancer, just like there are herbs and supplements that can support and improve outcomes of conventional treatment.  With that in mind, today I wanted …

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Rehmannia and renal disease, diabetes, stem cells, kidney health

Rehmannia… Angiotensin II, Diabetes, Stem Cells & More!

Rehmannia is capable of slowing down or halting the progression of kidney disease when used in the early stages of renal failure. This herb targets the kidneys directly, so it is considered very useful, especially for improving the strength of the still working aspects of the kidney. Let’s have a look at the actions of …

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Everything You Need to Know About Gout

Gout is often considered solely as a form of inflammatory arthritis, but it truly is a systemic disease that comes along with significant comorbidities. Treatment of gout isn’t just about relieving pain, it also reduces the risk of kidney damage, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Read on for everything you need to know …

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Dan Shen for CKD, Herbal medicine kidneys, Renal function Dan Shen

Dan Shen… The Most Amazing Kidney Herb?

I don’t think we can discuss beneficial herbs for kidney disease without mentioning Dan Shen. Its unique benefits mean it’s well placed for use in kidney disease regardless of the cause with a particular affinity for the heart and blood vessels. Read on to find out more about one of our favourite herbs!  Introducing Dan …

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ALPHA LIPOIC ACID IN CKD

Alpha Lipoic Acid – A Star Nutrient in CKD!

Today I wanted to introduce you to Alpha lipoic acid which is one of the key nutrients offering some of the biggest breakthroughs in the treatment of kidney disease.  What is Alpha Lipoic Acid? Alpha lipoic acid is a very unique vitamin like antioxidant. It’s the only antioxidant that is fat soluble and water soluble …

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Schisandra berries for CKD

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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