Kidney problems can strike at any time, with little or no notice, and unfortunately because of this kidney problems are now at epidemic proportions right across the world.
The kidneys are rarely thought of when one is thinking of overall health; and it is my wish that this soon changes.
The problems of the kidneys can vary greatly (depending on the cause), here are the most common: Kidney stones; Kidney infections; Chronic kidney disease; Nephritis; Diabetic Nephropathy; and Kidney failure.
Below is a collection of articles I have written specifically on kidney problems to help you and your family manage kidney diseases better. So please have a thorough look around on this page and delve in to the archives for further learning. Don’t forget to bookmark this site, and I look forward to seeing you again!
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 [...]
One of the most common symptoms I see in clinic when treating clients with kidney disease, is the complaint of excruciating pain in one or many joints. They can even find it unbearable to the point that it immobilises them, and prevents from working. In the past this was was associated with kings and royalty, [...]