Nutrients

Magnesium and kidney disease, cardiovascular disease

Magnesium and Chronic Kidney Disease… What You Need to Know

Walk into your local supplement store, and you’re bound to find at least one shelf lined with a variety of magnesium supplements. Magnesium is popular …

Foods highest in phosphorus

Phosphorus & Kidney Disease… Everything You Need To Know

As kidney disease progresses, the ability of the body to keep phosphorus levels within a healthy range also diminishes. High phosphorus levels increase the risk …

Heart disease and natural preventative medicine

Natural Interventions For Heart Disease

The heart and the kidneys work very closely together, which means that if there is a problem in one organ, it can end up causing …

The Role of Melatonin in Kidney Health

The latest science is telling us that melatonin’s therapeutic reach may extend way beyond sleep and it’s almost getting easier to ask: what chronic diseases …

IgA Nephropathy and CKD and Renal failure

What Is IgA Nephropathy & How Can We Treat It?

IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune condition also known as Berger’s disease, is the most common primary glomerulonephritis in the world and can result in progression to …

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 …

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. …

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 …

N Acetyl Cysteine in Kidney Disease

Can N-acetyl Cysteine Prevent Kidney Damage?

Kidney cells are particularly vulnerable to damage which may come from things in the environment, or from within our own body. So today I thought …

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 …

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