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Dan Shen… The Most Amazing Kidney Herb?

I don’t think we can discuss beneficial herbs for kidney disease without mentioning Dan Shen. Its unique benefits mean it’s well placed for use in kidney disease regardless of the cause with a particular affinity for the heart and blood vessels. Read on to find out more about one of our favourite herbs!  Introducing Dan …

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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 treatment of kidney disease.  What is Alpha Lipoic Acid? Alpha lipoic acid is a very unique vitamin like antioxidant. It’s the only antioxidant that is fat soluble and water soluble …

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Schisandra Chinensis – Helping Everything from Diabetes to IgA Nephropathy

Schisandra chinensis is a herb that has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. And for good reason. This herb might just do it all!  Schisandra has long been used in the traditional medicines of China and Russia for a wide variety of ailments, including respiratory disease, asthma, insomnia, kidney problems and …

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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 I’d write about the nutritional supplement N-acetyl cysteine or NAC that has been shown to protect the kidneys from damage.  What is N-acetyl cysteine? N-acetylcysteine or NAC is a nutritional …

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Are your medications causing Kidney Disease?

No matter what kind of medication you take, whether over-the-counter or prescription, it is destined to take a trip through your kidneys. Because the kidneys provide the final pathway for excreting drugs and their metabolites, they are unfortunately subjected to high concentrations of potentially toxic substances. Medications that can damage the kidneys are known as …

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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 fact that vitamin D deficiency is linked to progression of kidney disease and increased risk of mortality and I think we have a few pretty good reasons to explore the …

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Common Causes Of Chronic Kidney Disease

Do you know the cause of your kidney disease? If you don’t (and even if you do!) please read on. I’m a firm believer that in order to heal yourself and treat any disease, you FIRST need to understand it. If you don’t understand it, how will you know what you need to do to …

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The Importance Of An Alkaline Diet for Kidney Disease

When you have kidney disease, maintaining an optimal pH balance is one of the most important things you can do to improve your kidney health, so today I want to talk about what this means and dispel a common misconception about the best supplements to use to help alkalise the body. The Acid: Alkaline Balance …

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Is Klotho the new Superstar in Kidney Disease?

In its early stages, kidney disease has no symptoms and isn’t easily detected which makes it difficult to make an early and accurate diagnosis. Frequently, people aren’t aware they have kidney disease until they have already reached the later stages and a lot of kidney damage has already occurred. Today I want to introduce you …

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