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Top 7 Kidney Tests To Measure Your Kidney Function

Time has flown by once again, and therefore it is well and truly time to write my next article to help those with kidney disease. Today I wanted to cover a very important topic: kidney tests. Kidney tests are the first stage of any great treatment program. There is no point coming in with “guns […]

Kidney Failure Treatment: What Doctors Don’t Tell You, But You Need To Know (Part 2)

Today is part two of my three part series “Kidney Failure Treatment: What Doctors Don’t Tell You, But You Need To Know”. I hope you gained some valuable insights in the first article, but more importantly acted on those tips. If you missed the first article, you may find it here: Kidney Failure Treatment Part […]

Zinc Protects Kidneys From Chemotherapy… Spaghetti Marinara Anyone?

I came across this really interesting study while reading the Journal of Renal Nutrition. It talks about how the humble mineral zinc is showing amazing protective benefits for those undergoing chemotherapy (chemotherapy drug= cisplatin). Now it must be said that these studies are being performed currently on rats, but most promising studies all start out […]

5 Ways To Increase Your Hemoglobin Levels Immediately

At some point in time, most kidney disease sufferers will have a problem with their hemoglobin (haemoglobin) levels. This is mainly due to the decreased production of Erythropoietin (EPO) within the kidneys (Erythropoietin is a hormone secreted by the kidneys that stimulates production of red blood cells). Hemoglobin is the iron containing and oxygen carrying […]