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Kidney Damage

Kidney damage is common for those 50 years and above, those with unmanaged diabetes or high blood pressure, and those exposed to heavy metals, certain pharmaceutical drugs, stress, and infections – just to name a few.

However the good news is that there are many natural medicines coming to light for the treatment of kidney damage and improving kidney function with great results.

Please see below to see a few (of many) articles based on kidney damage and related matters. It is my hope that you find these articles educational, inspirational, and reassuring for whatever health condition you may find yourself in right now. (Don’t forget to check out the rest of my site!)

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, […]

The Definitive Guide on Protein and Kidney Disease

Hi all! Today I wanted to talk about protein. Protein as most would know is at the heart of much discussion when it comes to treating and managing kidney disease, but for many it still remains a mystery. Questions such as: Does protein cause further kidney damage? How much should I take during each stage […]

Lipoic Acid – Super Nutrient for Kidney Disease… And Whatever Ails You

Lipoic acid, a sulphur based compound, would have to be one of the most intriguing and unique vitamins known to man. Since its discovery in 1951, lipoic acid (also known as thioctic acid) has been shown to treat diabetes, kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, asthma, heavy metal toxicity, inflammation, insulin resistance, kidney damage, nerve damage, liver damage, […]

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 […]