Fiona Chin

Fiona Chin
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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